Saudi Arabia Says It Stopped IS Attacks, Arrests 400

Saudi Arabia arrested more than 400 people, mostly Saudis, Saturday, with suspected links to the Islamic State militant group.

The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement reported by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) the arrests were part of a large operation to thwart planned Islamic State attacks on mosques, a diplomatic mission, security forces and government facilities in the kingdom's Sharurah province.

The announcement came a day after an Islamic State attack on a crowded marketplace in Iraq's eastern Diyala province killed at least 115 people.   READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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