Counterterrorism

Counterterrorism

Saudi Arabia Dismantles Terrorist Cell

The Saudi Ministry of Interior announced today the dismantling of a five-member terrorist cell hiding in Riyadh and Dammam. Two terrorists were killed and...

Saudi Arabia: 100,000 troops to secure this year’s Hajj

Saudi Arabia has deployed 100,000 security personnel to oversee the annual Hajj pilgrimage that begins tomorrow. Associated Press reports the Interior Ministry spokesman underscored both the...

Embassy of Saudi Arabia Fact Sheet: Initiatives and Efforts to Combat Terrorism and Terror...

WASHINGTON – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has long condemned terrorism in all its forms and maintains a policy of strong international cooperation...

Saudi TV program to counter terrorism

In the latest effort to counter terrorism in the region, Saudi Arabia's Tabeh Channel will premiere a new television program in September called "Security of...

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...