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Islamic Militants in Iraq Are Widely Loathed, Yet Action to Curb Them Is Elusive

Saudi Arabia losing influence in Yemen

Yemen hands over 8 suspected AQAP members to Saudi Arabia

Arab Leaders, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel, Stay Silent

Saudi King: Don't misuse Islam for terrorism

Islamic State destroys sacred shrine in Mosul

AQAP eulogizes Saudi fighter killed in Sa'adah

From Twitter to Terrorist

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