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2006-04-01 05:42:06

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has foiled about 90 percent of attacks militants had planned to carry out in the world's largest oil exporting kingdom, a top official said on Saturday.

2006-03-29 07:59:58

(Recasts, adds details, background RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had arrested 40 suspected militants, including eight who were linked to al Qaeda's attack on the world's largest oil processing plant last month.

2006-03-11 16:42:44

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - Palestinian militant group Hamas said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia had vowed to remain one of the biggest financial backers of the Palestinians, despite U.S. and European threats to cut aid.

2006-02-28 09:05:00

Young Saudis, thirsty for cinema in a country with no big screens and just the bare bones of a movie industry, are determined to drag the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom into the celluloid world.

2006-02-27 11:00:08

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi forces on Monday killed five suspected militants believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack on the world's biggest oil processing plant, the Interior Ministry said.

2006-02-27 02:55:39

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi forces on Monday killed five suspected militants believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack on the world's biggest oil processing plant and arrested one other, the Interior Ministry said.

2006-02-27 03:15:50

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi forces on Monday killed five suspected militants believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack on the world's biggest oil processing plant, the interior ministry said.

2006-02-26 23:29:11

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi security forces clashed with suspected militants in a suburb of Riyadh early on Monday, security sources said, just days after al Qaeda militants tried to storm a major Saudi oil facility.

2006-02-26 22:41:03

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi security forces clashed with suspected militants in a suburb of Riyadh early on Monday, security sources said, just days after al Qaeda militants tried to storm a major Saudi oil facility. No more details were immediately available.

2006-02-25 10:27:41

By Souhail Karam ABQAIQ, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a Saudi oil facility at Abqaiq, when security forces fired at suicide bombers trying to storm the world's biggest oil processing plant.


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