Saturday, October 07, 2006

US embassy attack planned in Saudi

William posted this with the comment that, "there are those who claim this attack was stage managed to prove Syria too is a victim of terrorism. Which is an interesting but curious idea."

Agence France-Presse - 07 October, 2006
Last month’s attack on the US embassy in Damascus was planned in Saudi Arabia and the four Syrians who carried it out had no links to Al Qaeda, a government investigation said on Thursday. Three of the four assailants, 31-year-old Abdel Raouf Saleh, Bilal Saleh, 25, and Samir Saleh, also 25, were close relatives who followed the teachings of a preacher in Saudi Arabia where they had worked, the Interior Ministry report said. They started preparing for the operation in 2004, according to the report.

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