Saudi Arabia arrests 93, FOILS US Embassy Terror Attack

Authorities in the Middle Eastern kingdom say the group, taken into custody in the last several weeks, has ties to the Islamic State group.

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out multiple terrorist attacks, including a strike on the US Embassy in the kingdom’s capital.

Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said 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.

Authorities also disrupted a plot for a suicide car bomber to attack the US Embassy in Riyadh after receiving information about the plan in mid-March, he said.

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Source: Saudi Arabia arrests 93, stopping terror plot against US Embassy there – CSMonitor.com

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