Saudi Arabia: Multiple arrests

Issue 969 - 13 May 2014 | 1 minute read

The interior ministry said on 7 May that it had uncovered a terrorist organisation with links to extremists in Yemen and Syria, and arrested 62 people – a Palestinian, a Yemeni, a Pakistani, and the rest Saudi. The ministry said it had raided a laboratory making electronic devices used for bombing. It said the organisation was involved in smuggling weapons and people – including known terrorists Arwa Baghdadi and Rima Al-Jarish ­– across the southern border.

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