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Saudi Raids Uncover Network of Extremists

More than 15 raids have uncovered a network of Islamic extremists, arms and sophisticated equipment all over Saudi Arabia, indicating sleeper cells authorities say they were unaware of before May 12 suicide bombings in the Saudi capital prompted the crackdown. In the latest gunbattle with extremists, security forces checking an illegally parked truck were fired on Tuesday in Riyadh, the second time police were attacked by militants in as many days. A day earlier, Saudi police arrested 10 militants who allegedly belonged to a terrorist cell planning to attack a British target. British Airways suspended flights to the kingdom Wednesday after Britain’s Department for Transport said it received “credible intelligence of a serious threat” to British aviation interests. Full Story

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