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Latest Terrorism in Saudi Arabia Stories

2006-08-28 06:27:21

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has released over 700 suspected militants after clerics "corrected" their thinking in a special program aimed at stemming a three-year-old campaign of violence by al Qaeda, officials said. "They are sympathizers.

2006-08-26 14:49:01

RIYADH (Reuters) - Four militants arrested in the Saudi city of Jeddah this week were part of a group of 34 men rounded up in an effort to prevent a resurgence of al Qaeda violence, the Saudi interior ministry said on Saturday.

2006-08-21 13:20:17

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday four militants who were holed up in a building in the Red Sea city of Jeddah surrendered after clashes with security forces. "The four people surrendered to security forces after heavy clashes," an Interior Ministry spokesman told Reuters.

2006-07-08 04:47:28

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six Saudis and a Yemeni held in Saudi Arabia on security charges have escaped a detention center in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA said on Saturday.

2006-07-08 03:00:23

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six Saudis and a Yemeni held in Saudi Arabia on security charges have escaped a detention center in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA said on Saturday.

2006-07-04 16:09:36

RIYADH (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia have rejected a renewed amnesty offer to repentant Islamist militants from Saudi King Abdullah, according to an Internet statement posted on Tuesday. "We say no surrender.

2006-06-24 16:45:28

DUBAI (Reuters) - A previously unknown group on Saturday vowed vengeance against the Saudi government for the killing of six Saudi militants in a shoot-out in Riyadh the day before, according to an Internet posting. "We warn the Saudi government and those who help it in its war against Islam ...

2006-06-24 08:36:44

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday the arrest of 42 suspected Islamist militants in raids across the kingdom, a day after police killed six men in a shoot-out in Riyadh.

2006-06-23 03:12:01

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six suspected al Qaeda-linked militants and a policeman were killed in a shootout in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, after police surrounded their house to prevent an imminent attack, Saudi officials and media said.

2006-06-22 22:34:14

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six al Qaeda-linked militants and one policeman were killed in a shootout in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, Saudi officials and media said. "The operation has ended now ...


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