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15 Killed in Saudi Arabian Hotel Fire

Officials in western Saudi Arabia say a hotel fire has killed 15 people and injured 130 others. Kingdom officials say firefighters battled the blaze for several hours Saturday in Medina before bringing it under control. Authorities say a number of Egyptians were among the victims. Around 700 people were registered at the hotel at the time of the fire. Medina is a major religious tourist destination for Muslims. The city is Islam's second holiest city after Mecca.

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