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2006-02-24 09:30:19

LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi security foiled on Friday an attack on the huge Abqaiq oil facility by three cars armed with explosives, firing on them as they rammed the outer gates of the facility, Saudi security adviser Nawaf Obaid said.

2006-02-24 09:26:57

LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi security foiled on Friday an attack on the huge Abqaiq oil facility by three cars armed with explosives, firing on them as they rammed the outer gates of the facility, Saudi security adviser Nawaf Obaid said.

2006-02-24 09:07:17

DUBAI (Reuters) - An explosion rocked Saudi Arabia's huge Abqaiq oil facility in the east of the kingdom on Friday and an official said Saudi forces had thwarted suicide bomb attacks against the world's biggest oil exporter. Oil jumped more than $2 a barrel.

2006-02-24 08:59:20

RIYADH (Reuters) - Suicide bombers tried to storm an oil facility in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province on Friday, a security source said. "Security forces foiled an attempted suicide attack at the Abqaiq refinery using at least two cars," the official said.

2006-02-24 08:28:55

DUBAI (Reuters) - An explosion was heard at Saudi Arabia's huge Abqaiq oil facility in the Kingdom's eastern oil province on Friday, Al Arabiya television reported.

2006-02-24 08:15:23

DUBAI (Reuters) - An explosion was heard at Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil facility on Friday, Al Arabiya television reported. It also quoted witnesses as saying shooting was heard in the area in the kingdom's main eastern oil province. No further details were immediately available.

2006-02-07 03:18:55

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi authorities have refused to allow passengers to board an Egyptian ferry deemed unsafe, days after another ferry sank killing hundreds of people, a port official said on Tuesday. "The ferry arrived in (the Saudi port of) Duba around midnight on Monday.

2005-09-06 08:44:45

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi security forces seized control of a militant hideout in the eastern city of Dammam on Tuesday, ending three days of fierce fighting in which at least six suspects and three policemen were killed, a security source said.

2005-09-05 13:42:50

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi forces were surrounding at least two militants in the eastern oil city of Dammam on Monday, a day after clashes in which two gunmen and a policeman were killed, security sources said.

2005-09-05 09:54:51

RIYADH (Reuters) - The U.S. consulate in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran closed on Monday because of security concerns, an embassy statement said.


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