Dr Aaidh Al-Qarni is a prominent Saudi scholar, author, and activist preacher, best known for his popular self-help book Don’t Be Sad. Dr Al-Qarni has garnered a substantial following through a preaching career which spans various modes of broadcast media. He recently apologised on Saudi TV for his past preaching, calling his prior understanding of Islam ‘hardline’ and apologising for his past ties with Qatar. He said that he now agreed with the Islamic understanding of Crown Prince MBS. Recently, he was moved to intensive care in a hospital in Riyadh after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.
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