Terrorism in Saudi Arabia
Terrorism in Saudi Arabia has mainly been attributed to Islamic extremists. Their targets include foreign civilians—mainly Westerners affiliated with its oil-based economy—as well as Saudi Arabian civ...
List of militant incidents in Saudi Arabia
This is a timeline of the militant incidents in Saudi Arabia, derived from reports in the Saudi media and other sources.The attacks have killed 91 foreigners and Saudi civilians and wounded 510 people...
Hani al-Sayegh
Hani Abdel Rahim Hussein al-Sayegh (Arabic: هاني عبد الرحيم الصائغ‎) is a Saudi citizen, and alleged member of Hezbollah Al-Hejaz and accused of involvement in the 1996 Khobar Towers bombin...
Hezbollah Al-Hejaz
Hezbollah Al-Hejaz (Arabic: حزب الله الحجاز‎, English: Party of God in the Hijaz) is or was a militant organization operating in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain. Hizbollah in the Hijaz ...
Hezbollah Al-Hejaz - Wikipedia
Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Mughassil
Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Mughassil (Arabic: أحمد إبراهيم المغسل‎, alt. spelling Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Mughassil) born June 26, 1967 in Qatif - Bab Al Shamal, Saudi Arabia is wanted by the United States g...
Riyadh compound bombings
Two major bombings took place in residential compounds in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2003. On 12 May 2003, 39 people were killed, and over 160 wounded when bombs went off at three compounds in Riyadh—Dor...
2004 Yanbu attack
The 2004 Yanbu attack was an attack by gunmen against Westerners on May 1, 2004, in Yanbu' al Bahr, Saudi Arabia.At least four militants used security passes to access a local petrochemical plant. Onc...
Muhammad bin abd Allah al-Qahtani
The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, durin...
Saudi arrests of suspected terrorists in March 2010
Security officials announced over one hundred individuals were apperhended in a series of Saudi arrests of suspected terrorists in March 2010.The individuals were all reported to be suspected of membe...
Khobar Towers bombing
50°12′22.43″E / 26.2610889°N 50.2062306°E / 26.2610889; 50.2062306The Khobar Towers bombing was a terrorist attack on part of a housing complex in the city of Khobar, Saudi Ar...
Khobar Towers bombing - Wikipedia
Faris Ahmed Jamaan al-Showeel al-Zahrani
Faris Ahmed Jamaan al-Showeel al-Zahrani (Arabic: فارس أحمد جمعان آل شويل الزهراني‎) was on Saudi Arabia's list of 26 'most-wanted' suspected terrorists.
Growing up in the Al-Baha region...
Grand Mosque Seizure
The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, durin...
Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser
The Saudi Abdelkarim Hussein Mohamed Al-Nasser (Arabic: عبد الكريم حسين محمد الناصر‎) is an alleged member and suspected leader of the terrorist organization Saudi Hizballah, wanted in the U...
Iraqi Airways Flight 163
Iraqi Airways Flight 163 was a Boeing 737-270C, registered YI-AGJ, that was hijacked in 1986. On 25 December 1986, en route from Baghdad's Baghdad International Airport to Amman, Jordan, Flight 163 wa...
Iraqi Airways Flight 163 - Wikipedia
Paul Marshall Johnson, Jr.
Paul Marshall Johnson, Jr. (May 8, 1955 – c. June 18, 2004) was an American helicopter engineer who lived in Saudi Arabia. He was a native of both Stafford and Eagleswood, New Jersey. In 2004, he was ...
2004 Khobar massacre
50°11′32.99″E / 26.3213444°N 50.1924972°E / 26.3213444; 50.1924972On 29 May 2004, four men armed with guns and bombs attacked two oil industry installations and a residential...
2004 Khobar massacre - Wikipedia