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Saudis uncover al-Qaeda cell

Saudi Arabia has announced rewards equal to more than $110,000 for information leading to the arrest of any of 19 bomb-plot suspects alleged to be linked to al-Qaeda, including a Canadian who may have ties to what remains of the terror network’s inner circle. An unnamed senior security official in Riyadh told The Associated Press that the Saudi Defence and Interior ministers, both members of the ruling royal family, were among the prime targets of an attack that was thwarted this week. The same official said that Osama bin Laden directly ordered the attack, which was to involve U.S. and British targets. Saudi Arabia, an Islamic monarchy with an increasingly disaffected population, leads the world in public beheadings, yet one of the alleged targets says clemency could still be possible for the suspects. Full Story

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