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Saudis in show of force for hajj

A huge security operation is being mounted in Saudi Arabia as millions of Muslims arrive for the hajj pilgrimage. Thousands of troops, including anti-terror units, staged a show of force in the holy city of Mecca, where the event gets under way on Friday. Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz said security forces would deal with any trouble “firmly”. The warning follows a spate of bombings in Saudi Arabia by Islamic militants, which have killed scores of people. Full Story

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