US security alert in Saudi Arabia
The US has put its diplomats in Saudi Arabia on a raised state of alert due to security concerns there.
A statement from the US embassy in Riyadh said it had restricted diplomats in visiting the city’s housing compounds, where many Westerners live. Last month 18 people died when suicide bombers targeted a foreign workers’ compound in the city. Shortly after the new US warning, Saudi authorities named 26 suspects wanted in connection with attacks in the kingdom. Full Story