A car bomb exploded outside the heavily-guarded US consulate in the Saudi port city of Jeddah today, injuring several people. Hostages were understood to be held inside as a gunbattle raged in the latest strike against Western targets in the kingdom.
Mon, 06 Dec, 2004
THE family of an Irish journalist shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Saudi Arabia on Sunday were waiting last night to find out when the body will come home as security forces launched an investigation into the killing.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2004
Security fears left foreign businesses reconsidering whether to stay in Saudi Arabia, while jittery world oil markets opened today with strong price increases in the first significant trading since a terror attack targeting Western oil workers left 22 people dead in the Saudi oil hub.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2004
Saudi authorities searched an hotel in a residential compound today for clues left behind by suspected al-Qaida militants – three of whom were on the run - after a shooting rampage and hostage standoff that killed 22 people, most of them foreigners.
Mon, 31 May, 2004