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Suicide Bomber Attacks Near US Consulate in Saudi Arabia

Saudi media said Monday a suicide bomber blew himself up near the U.S. consulate in the western city of Jeddah. State television and the website Sabq said the attacker parked his car across the street from the consulate before setting off the blast, which killed him and wounded two security guards.  There were no immediate reports of other injuries. In 2004, al-Qaida-linked militants stormed the consulate with grenades, triggering a gun battle with Saudi security forces. ...

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