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Saudis Rush to Assure World After Qaeda Attack

Saudi Arabia’s leaders rushed to assure the world they were in full control, hours before global markets pass judgment on Tuesday on a suspected al Qaeda attack on their oil industry. Many oil sector analysts said the militants’ shooting and hostage-taking rampage at the weekend in the world’s biggest oil exporter, in which 22 people were killed, could push fuel prices higher. Britain warned more attacks were probable in the kingdom. “(Attacks) are clearly possible. I would go further than that and say they are probable,” said Britain’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Sherard Cowper-Coles, whose country is the second largest investor in the kingdom behind the United States. Full Story

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