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Saudi Arabia launches financial sanctions on Hezbollah

AQAP documents confiscated by Yemeni military

Israel-Egypt anti-terrorism cooperation at zenith

Harakat Hazm: America's new favorite jihadist group

Brotherhood leadership struggles to regroup in exile

Lebanon: Terrorism, dialogue and a pope - Sleiman's tenure

ISIS names Danish, French suicide bombers killed in 'Ninewa Division'

A Frenchman and a Dane were among six foreign suicide bombers who conducted attacks in the Islamic State of Iraq's northernmost administrative unit in Iraq.

Syria rebels face setback in south

At a meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council defense ministers attended by the US Defense Secretary Hagel, Saudi Arabia's defense minister called for more cooperation with the US in the face of rising regional security challenges, and warned against "hesitance and delay" in dealing with them. Hagel reiterated the US' support, but also urged the Gulf nations defense ministers to coordinate more closely with the US on aid being provided to Syrian rebels. Hagel stated later: "We agreed that our assistance must be complementary and that it must be carefully directed to the moderate opposition." King Abdullah announced new defense ministry appointments.

Hagel talks to Saudis about Syria, Iran

Syrian moderates try to rebuild opposition force

Saudi blogger's wife says inhumane sentence proves Kingdom's brutality

Christians persecuted at alarming rate in Iran, Arab world, US report says

ISIS-Al Nusrah divide reaches Saudi Arabia

Yemen FM: War against al Qaeda will take years

Saudi liberal gets 10 years in jail, 1,000 lashes

The Interior Ministry announced the arrest of 62 persons accused of links to al Qaeda in Yemen and in Syria, where the suspects reportedly had ties with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham. The cell, made up of 59 Saudis, a Pakistani, a Yemeni, and a Palestinian, included 35 Saudi nationals who had previously been detained on terrorism charges and released. Authorities are looking for an additional 44 people allegedly linked to the cell, which was said to be planning "large-scale assassinations" and other attacks against Saudi "government and foreign interests."

Saudi Arabia displays ballistic missiles for the first time

Saudi DNA results confirm neither Asiri nor Wuhayshi killed in US drone strike

Pakistan extradited two wanted individuals to Saudi Arabia: Adel Felayeh Salim Al-Eneizi, who was on the kingdom's 2009 wanted list; and Muhammad Hamid Al-Juhani, who was on the 2011 wanted list of "extremely dangerous" al Qaeda-linked terrorists. Upon arrival in Riyadh on May 3 the two were given medical checkups and allowed to see their families. A group called the "al-Zarqawiyya Battalion in the Land of the Two Holy Mosques" announced its formation and said it would target Shiites in Saudi Arabia. Authorities expect 500 international schools to close due to a shortage of government-sponsored teachers.