Saudi Forces Hold 135 Terrorism Suspects in Nationwide Sweep

December 8, 2014 8:27 AM

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Saudi Arabian authorities arrested 135 terrorism suspects in nationwide raids after attacks connected to Islamic State supporters in the world’s largest oil exporter.

Twenty-six foreigners, most of them Syrians, were among those detained in the sweep, which targeted suspected extremists plotting strikes both inside and outside the kingdom, Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry said yesterday, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. Other foreign suspects came fr...

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