» 11/26/2009, 00.00
MALAYSIA - INDONESIA
The terrorist Noordin Top was planning an “bigger” attack than September 11
This is revealed by the Malaysian terrorist's computer files. He was preparing an al Qaeda cell based in Indonesia and had collected "men and means" to launch attacks "bigger than the World Trade Centre". Funds collected in Saudi Arabia to finance attacks.
05/07/2008 SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi muftis: terrorists and their supporters are committing a "grave sin"
The highest Muslim authorities call for "respect for the dictates of Islam" without fomenting "hatred and division". Also condemned are those who offer protection and cover for the fundamentalists. Since January, there have been more than 520 arrests, with the accusation of planning attacks on the kingdom's refineries.
Central Java: Five dead in a raid on terrorists, perhaps Noordin M. Top
Overnight a special security unit attacked a hideout used by Islamic extremists. Two terrorists involved in the attack hotels in Jakarta killed, weapons and bombs seized. The police will not confirm or deny the death of the Malaysian terrorist top of the list of wanted persons.
06/12/2004 saudi arabia
Attackers hold hostages at U.S. consulate in Jeddah
The situation brought "under control" after hours.
20/08/2009 SAUDI ARABIA
In Saudi Arabia 44 terror suspects linked to al-Qaeda arrested
Security forces discover weapons caches in Riyadh and the province of Qassim. Anti-terror operation lasts more than a year, underlies the authorities’ commitment to the fight against extremists. In the last two years about 160 attacks are foiled.
09/07/2009 SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi court sentences 330 terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda
Defendants carried out a series of attacks across the kingdom between 2003 and 2006. One extremist is sentenced to death; others, to jail terms or house arrests. It is the first terrorism trial in Saudi Arabia.
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