ISIS: Saudi Arabia Foiled Attack on U.S. Embassy, Official Says

April 28, 2015 2:05 PM

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ISIS: Saudi Arabia Foiled Attack on U.S. Embassy, Official Says

(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Saudi authorities say they have arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out terrorist attacks including a strike on the U.S. Embassy in the kingdom’s capital.

Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said Tuesday the arrests include a cell of 65 people arrested in March who were involved in a plan that included targeting residential compounds, prisons and security forces.

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