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Saudi Qaeda Leader Praises Attacks for Hiking Oil Price

Al Qaeda’s top leader in Saudi Arabia has praised a recent series of militant attacks in the kingdom which helped send oil prices to record highs on fears of instability. The statement, issued by Abdulaziz al-Muqrin on an Islamist Web site, called on Saudis to support the militants’ campaign against the U.S.-allied Saudi monarchy and accused the government of lying about details of the attacks. “The operation in Khobar was a new victory which God bestowed upon the mujahideen and which put the Saudi government in a deep crisis,” it said. Full Story

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