Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
U.S. Ambassador James Oberwetter told Americans this week to get out of Saudi Arabia, after a terrorist attack killed two American oil workers. Four Islamic extremists machine-gunned the office of an oil subcontractor, killing six people, and then dragged one of the American corpses around behind a car. Police killed the four men. Oberwetter said that while he couldn’t force private citizens and companies to leave, he urged them to do so, saying their safety couldn’t be guaranteed. The Saudi government condemned the attacks, but Crown Prince Abdullah said that he was “95 percent sure” that “the Zionists” brainwashed the attackers.
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