Report: Syria Holding 137 Saudis Headed for Iraq

(Reuters) Syrian authorities are holding 137 Saudi nationals suspected of trying to cross into Iraq, the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan said on Thursday. The 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq enraged many conservative Muslims in neighboring Saudi Arabia and militant web sites have urged Saudis to slip across the border and fight.

2005-05-06 00:00:00

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