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Stories with organization: Saudi Arabia government
  • Car bombers claimed by IS kill 15 in Yemen's Aden story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Oct-06-15 1:20 pm

    SANAA, Yemen - Suicide car bombings targeting exiled Yemeni officials and the Saudi and Emirati troops backing their efforts to retake the country killed at least 15 people Tuesday in the port city of Aden, authorities said. A new Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the assault, which officials earlier blamed on Yemen's Shiite rebels.

  • Saudi Arabia says 100,000 troops to secure this year's hajj story has photos
    Updated: Sep-19-15 2:01 pm

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia has deployed 100,000 security personnel to oversee the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage that begins on Tuesday, the Interior Ministry spokesman said, underscoring both the massive arrangements needed to secure one of the largest pilgrimages in the world and the multitude of threats the hajj faces.

  • Islamic State group's attacks in Saudi test security of hajj story has photos
    Updated: Sep-10-15 8:11 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Islamic State group is extending its reach in Saudi Arabia, expanding the scope of its attacks and drawing in new recruits with its radical ideology. Its determination to bring down the U.S.-allied royal family has raised concerns it could threaten the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage later this month.