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    US Warns of Possible Daesh Attacks on Western Embassies in Saudi Arabia

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    US State Department said that US has warned of possible Islamic State directed or inspired terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia, including assualts on western embassies.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The United States has warned of possible Islamic State directed or inspired terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia, including assualts on western embassies, the US State Department said in a travel warning issued on Wednesday.

    “Possible targets include mosques, pilgrimage locations, and Saudi government facilities, as well as housing compounds, hotels, restaurants, shopping areas, international schools, Western consulates and embassies, and other facilities where Westerners congregate,” the warning stated.


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