Sunday, August 07, 2005

Did Saudi Arabia warn Britain of London attack

A British newspaper reports that Saudi Arabian officials claimed they warned Britain that a terror attack on the United Kingdom was being planned weeks ahead of the July 7 bombs.

The Observer quoted one security official in Riyadh as saying that information was passed to MI5 and MI6, the secret security and intelligence services.

And the Sunday Telegraph quoted the Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom, Prince Turki al-Faisal, as saying that details of a possible plot to attack London believed to have been obtained from terror suspects under interrogation in the desert kingdom had been given to British intelligence.


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