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Deadly security raid in Saudi after shooting
Two policemen and two suspected gunmen killed north of Riyadh in operation linked to earlier shooting in the east.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 20:15 GMT
Saudi court sentences Shia leader to death
Nimr al-Nimr convicted of sedition and disobeying king for his role in 2011 demonstrations in kingdom's oil-rich east.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 19:27 GMT
German diplomats survive Saudi gun attack
The attack happened in the east, which has experienced unrest and violence between Shia Muslims and security forces.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2014 21:43 GMT
Saudi forces 'open fire' on protesters
Interior ministry says its forces dealt with "rioters who burned tyres" in parts of Qatif, arresting several people.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 08:01 GMT
One killed in alleged attack on Saudi police
Interior ministry says the man aided attack in restive east, but activists say he was merely walking on the street.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 03:26 GMT
Saudi Shia protesters mourned by 'thousands'
Huge crowds throng funerals for two Shia demonstrators killed by security forces in rallies following arrest of cleric.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2012 07:02 GMT
Violence follows arrest of Saudi shia cleric
Violence erupts in Qatif after leading cleric is detained for anti-state crimes.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 21:56 GMT
Saudi protest crackdown leaves two dead
Police in Qatif use live bullets to disperse protesters after arrest and shooting of prominent Shia cleric and activist.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 10:15 GMT
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