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Al-Qaeda Plot Foiled

A group of Arab extremists who had been planning terrorist attacks in the Kingdom is being hunted down in a densely populated district of the capital following a shootout with security forces raiding its hide-out, according to the Interior Ministry. The group was discovered to have built up a cache of arms, including 55 hand grenades, 377 kilograms (829 pounds) of explosives, and 2,545 bullets of different calibers, as well as cash and various disguises. The ministry said it was seeking “19 terrorists, 17 of them Saudis,” but added that it expected to add other names to the wanted list later. The two non-Saudis being sought are a Yemeni and an Iraqi with joint Kuwaiti-Canadian nationality. Full Story

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