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  • Saudi Arabia foils US Embassy attack, arrests 93 suspects

    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. Embassy, security forces and residential compounds where foreigners live. The list of targets...
  • US sends destroyer to monitor Iran's seizure of cargo ship

    WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy destroyer and naval aircraft scrambled closer to Iran on Tuesday after five Iranian coast guard vessels intercepted and detained a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz. The Pentagon said the container vessel,...
  • UN: More than 300,000 driven from homes in Yemen's conflict

    More than 300,000 Yemenis have been driven from their homes by a month of violence in the impoverished Arab nation, double the number only two weeks ago, amid escalating fighting with Shiite rebels and the continued Saudi-led air campaign, a United...
  • Saudi-led airstrikes damage airport in Yemeni capital, disrupting aid

    Saudi-led airstrikes damage airport in Yemeni capital, disrupting aid
    A wave of Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen on Tuesday seriously damaged Sana’s international airport, dealing a blow to already faltering efforts to bring in desperately needed humanitarian aid and arrange evacuation flights for those trapped by...
  • Saudi Arabia thwarts Islamic State attacks on U.S. Embassy, other targets

    Saudi Arabia thwarts Islamic State attacks on U.S. Embassy, other targets
    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. Embassy, security forces and residential compounds where foreigners live. The list of targets...
  • Building collapses at Saudi university, killing 7 workers

    Seven workers, including an Egyptian engineer, were killed Monday when the roof of a building they were working on collapsed at a university campus in Saudi Arabia, civil defense authorities and a diplomat said. A civil defense official, who spoke on...
  • War of words -- and bombs -- shakes Yemen

    War of words -- and bombs -- shakes Yemen
    With Saudi Arabia beefing up its forces along the frontier with Yemen, rival Iran on Monday unleashed some of its harshest rhetoric yet in denouncing the month-old Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen’s Shiite Muslim rebels. Dozens of...
  • Saudi-led air raids hammer Houthis in southern Yemen, Red Sea coast

    SANAA, Yemen A Saudi-led coalition Monday launched a new round of airstrikes on Yemeni rebels and allied military units in the south of the country and on its Red Sea coast. The coalition hit positions held by the mainly Shiite Houthi rebels and by...
  • Head of Iran's Guard lashes out over Saudi 'treachery'

    The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of treachery against the Islamic world and compared the kingdom to Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported. "Today, the treacherous Saudis are following in Israel's footsteps,"...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    In the Middle East, a Saudi-led coalition continued launching airstrikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen last week despite declaring the end of a monthlong air campaign that has largely failed to halt their advance. Fighting raged in several cities,...
  • Saudi Arabia: Military training aircraft crashes, killing 2

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says a military training aircraft has crashed, killing the instructor and a student pilot. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted the ministry as saying the accident happened Sunday morning and involved a plane...