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Saudi to open militant-monitoring centre during Trump visit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is taking new steps to counter the messages of Islamic State and other Islamist militant groups online, a senior Saudi official said on Saturday, as U.S. President Donald Trump began a visit to the kingdom. Mohammed al-Issa, secretary-general of the Saudi-based Muslim World League, told reporters the kingdom will open a coordinating centre on Sunday in an inauguration ceremony attended by Trump and Saudi King Salman. Saudi Arabia aims to take the fight beyond military action "because we know these…