Saudi activists get prison terms

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 9 (UPI) -- Two Saudi rights activists were sentenced to prison terms Saturday for "electronic crimes" -- criticizing the government online.

Saudis seize two al-Qaida suspects

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Saudi authorities have seized two suspected members of the al-Qaida network, including a Nigerian national who was distributing provocative leaflets.

Repenting terrorists might be pardoned

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia said a royal amnesty on the occasion of the month of Ramadan would cover wanted terrorists if they repent and turn themselves in.

682 Iraqis seized at Saudi border

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Saudi authorities seized 682 Iraqis who tried to infiltrate Saudi territory in the first six months of the year, reports said Wednesday.

Saudis seize four Iraqi infiltrators

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Saudi police clashed with four Iraqi criminals who infiltrated the kingdom's eastern province, allegedly in a car theft and smuggling operation.

Terror attacks possible in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 21 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says it cannot rule out the possibility of terror attacks in the kingdom, but says security agencies have curbed such acts.

Terror suspects slain in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 21 (UPI) -- Saudi security forces killed two wanted terror suspects in a gunfight near Mecca in western Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

Number of Saudi fighters in Iraq limited

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 18 (UPI) -- Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Mansour Turki said Wednesday the number of Saudis involved in fighting in Iraq is very limited.

Two terror suspects seized in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 20 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said two men suspected of links with terrorists were arrested in a furnished apartment in Riyadh. Ministry spokesman Brig. Mansour Turki was quoted Wednesday as saying that police were tipped off about the suspects, who we

Top Saudi terrorist escaped death

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, April 13 (UPI) -- The Interior Ministry said terrorist Saleh al-Oufi was not among gunmen killed last week in clashes in northern Saudi Arabia.

Terror suspect seized in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabian security forces have arrested the brother of a slain terrorist on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities, officials said Saturday.

Saudi forces seize 'terrorist' arms cache

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Saudi security forces Sunday seized arms and ammunitions at a suspected terrorist hideout north of Riyadh, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.

Slain Saudi gunman is wanted terrorist

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Saudi authorities said Wednesday that one of three gunmen killed by police in a gunfight in Riyadh figures on an official list of 26 most wanted terror suspects.

Arms seized in Saudi came from Yemen

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A ship loaded with arms and ammunition seized off the southern Saudi coast originated from Yemen and was on its way to Sudan, reports said Wednesday.
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