Counterterrorism

Counterterrorism

Saudi Arabia calls for vigilance after bombing in Abha

Following a suicide bomber attack at a Special Emergency Forces Center Mosque in Asir, Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin...

Saudi arrests 431 ISIS-linked suspects

Saudi Arabia arrested 431 people linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and thwarted seven mosque attacks. Authorities thwarted attacks planned by the...

Safety primary concern for Makkah security

Security teams and special forces are coordinating to handle crowds and congestion at the Grand Mosque in order to ensure the safety of worshippers and pilgrims. Five...

Saudi defense minister visits US warship

The Saudi Minister of Defense toured USS Theodore Roosevelt on July 7 to observe carrier operations at sea. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Prime Minister...

Security plan in force in Riyadh for remainder of Ramadan

Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar has called for a comprehensive field security plan in the capital for the last 10 days of the...

Security forces kill wanted militant in exchange of gunfire

A wanted militant and supporter of the Islamic State (ISIS) was killed in an exchange of gunfire after refusing to surrender to Saudi police...