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Saudi Murder Suspect Possibly Tied to Qaeda-Source

A Saudi man detained on charges of killing a British defense contractor this week could possibly be linked to the al Qaeda network of Osama bin Laden, Saudi security sources said on Saturday. Yemeni-born Saud bin Ali bin Nasser was detained after a gunman shot dead Richard Dent, 37, in Riyadh on Thursday. Dent worked for BAE systems and is the fifth Westerner to be killed in the kingdom since 2000. “The investigation is still ongoing. We don’t know for sure but he (Nasser) could possibly be linked to al Qaeda,” one source said. The sources said Nasser had recently traveled to Pakistan. The alleged gunman admitted to admiring bin Laden so much that he named him youngest son Osama, the sources added. In audio tapes broadcast last week and attributed to bin Laden, the Saudi-born fugitive urged Muslims to use all methods to fight the “infidel” United States, and specifically mentioned Westerners in the kingdom as a target. Full Story

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