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Saudi Arabia prosecutes al-Qaida suspects

May 2, 2012 at 11:49 AM   |   Comments

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 2 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia says it is prosecuting 86 people with suspected ties to al-Qaida.

The Saudi Press Agency said the suspects include 84 Saudi nationals, a Jordanian and a Somali, KUNA reported Wednesday.

The suspects are accused of recruitment and involvement in terrorist acts in Saudi Arabia, including acts of sabotage against the Arab Petroleum Investments Corp. and a 2004 attack in al-Khobar province, KUNA reported.

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