Saudi Arabia: Two arrested in Awamiyah

Issue 967 - 04 Apr 2014 | 2 minute read

The Saudi Ministry of Interior said on 23 March that it had arrested two men in connection with an attack on two German diplomats who were driving near Awamiyah, in Eastern Province, on 14 January. The diplomats were unharmed, but their car caught fire. A security spokesman for the ministry was quoted on state news agency SPA as saying Ahmad Bin Hussain Bin Ali Al-Aradi had been arrested on 3 February, and that Hadi Bin Yousef Radhi Al-Hezaim had been arrested on 16 March, accused of involvement in the shooting attack on the diplomatic car “and other terrorist operations in Awamiyah”.

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