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Saudis hold 4 al-Qaeda suspects

Saudi Arabia said Sunday it has arrested four suspected al-Qaeda members with prior knowledge of last week’s suicide bombings in Riyadh, and Morocco said those behind Friday’s suicide bombings in Casablanca were sympathetic to Osama bin Laden. Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef said it was too early to establish any links between the two sets of suicide attacks. The FBI has sent dozens of agents to help in the Riyadh and Casablanca probes. The four arrested over the weekend were among 19 suspected al-Qaeda members recently identified as a threat by Saudi officials. In the attacks last Monday in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, nine suicide bombers killed 25 people — including seven U.S. citizens — at three compounds that housed mostly foreigners. A senior U.S. intelligence official said Sunday that more attacks can be expected — especially in Kenya, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and anywhere on the Arabian peninsula. ”They are trying to reach out and find stuff to do,” he said. Full Story

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