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Saudi Arabia: 93 people with Isis links arrested in recent months

Saudi authorities say they have arrested 93 people with ties to Islamic State (Isis) in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out terrorist attacks including a strike on the US embassy in Riyadh.

Interior ministry spokesman, Maj Gen Mansour al-Turki, said on Tuesday the arrests include a group of 65 people arrested in March who were involved in a plan that included targeting residential compounds, prisons and security forces.

He said authorities also disrupted a suicide car bomber's plot to attack the US embassy in the capital after receiving information about the plan in mid-March.

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