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Britain, Germany Reopen Embassies in Saudi Arabia

Britain and Germany reopened diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia Saturday after shutting them in the wake of bloody suicide bombings in the capital Riyadh that killed 34 people last week. But Western warnings remained against non-essential travel to the Arab kingdom, which has arrested suspected supporters of Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda over the May 12 attacks on residential compounds housing Westerners and other foreigners. “The embassy is open for business as usual,” said a British Foreign Office spokesman. The spokesman said the government’s advice to Britons thinking of traveling to Saudi Arabia remained unchanged. “We are asking people to avoid non-essential travel to Saudi Arabia,” he said. Full Story

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