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Western Embassies in Saudi on Alert After Bombing

Western embassies in Saudi Arabia urged their nationals on Sunday to remain vigilant and restrict their movement to and inside the kingdom, after a bloody suicide attack on a housing compound in Riyadh killed scores of people. Britain and Canada advised citizens to defer non-essential travel to the kingdom, while U.S. and French embassies urged their communities against non-essential movement outside housing areas after suspected al Qaeda militants drove an car rigged with bombs into a residential complex, killing up to 30 people. The attack — which came about six months after suicide bombings on Western compounds in Riyadh killed 35 people — followed warnings by Washington and London that guerrillas could be on the verge of carrying out attacks in the oil-rich state. Full Story

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