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The Saudi Embassy in London issued a statement refuting claims in the UK media that Saudi Arabia supports the Islamic State. Saudi Arabia has previously banned Islamic State predecessor ISIS, as well as the Al Nusrah Front, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the Saudi branch of Hezbollah. In a recent interview, popular Saudi cleric Sheikh Mohammad al-Arifi denied having called for jihad in Syria and supported al Qaeda in a statement last year on al Jazeera, denied having met with former Brotherhood prime minister Hisham Qandil, and denied having predicted the arrival of the caliphate.




Western help, boosted cooperation behind security successes




A court sentenced four al Qaeda supporters, one in absentia, to jail terms ranging from two to five-and-a-half years. The suspects had tried to travel to Iraq, and had also helped others travel "to fight in troubled nations."




US overtakes Saudi Arabia as biggest oil producer




Two militants blew themselves up inside a government building in the Sharurah area, near the Wadia border post in Yemen that was attacked by a group of al Qaeda fighters yesterday. The two militants had been surrounded by Saudi forces who were searching for the attackers, who had also killed a Saudi border patrol officer.




Caliphate declaration 'heresy,' Islamists say




Islamic banking rebrands in attempt to go mainstream




US dawdles on Iraq as Russia, Iran jump in




Saudi Arabia names new intelligence chief




Allawi: US policy toward Iraq 'without a compass'




The Syria disconnect in US Iraq policy




Insight: Sectarian genie is out of the bottle from Syria to Iraq




Saudi king, in Ramadan message, vows to crush terrorists




Saudi king orders 'all' measures to protect nation




ISIS Jihadists Step Up Recruitment Drive




How ISIS is spreading its message online




Saudi Arabia's New Antiterror Legislation: Duplicitous Legalism




US should launch targeted military strikes on 'terrorist army' ISIS, says General David Petraeus




Iraq's Maliki defies call to reach out, accuses Saudis of 'genocide'




America's Allies Are Funding ISIS