Articles by Faiza Saleh Ambah

Militants Attack U.S. Mission in Saudi Arabia

  • 07 December 04
  • The Associated Press
Islamic militants threw explosives at the gate of the heavily guarded U.S. Consulate in Jiddah in a bold assault, then forced their way into the building and held civilians at gunpoint, prompting a gunbattle that left seven people dead and several injured before the three-hour-long crisis was brought under control.

Saudi Police Kill 6 Militants in Raid

  • 29 July 03
  • The Associated Press
Six suspected militants armed with guns and grenades were killed Monday in a firefight after Saudi police raided their farm hideout. Two police also were killed.

6 More Arrested in Mecca Bomb Plot

  • 17 June 03
  • The Associated Press
Saudi police arrested six more suspected al-Qaida Muslim militants in a widening probe into a plot to attack Mecca, Islam's holiest city, newspapers reported Monday.

Bin Laden Declares Holy War On U.S.