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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly bombing at Saudi mosque
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly bombing at Saudi mosque

A suicide bomber struck a Shiite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, reportedly killing at least 19 people, injuring dozens of others and raising the specter of sectarian violence amid the Saudi-led air war against Shiite rebels in neighboring Yemen. The Sunni militant group Islamic State issued an online claim of responsibility which, if authenticated, would mark the organization's first formal assertion that it had mounted an attack on Saudi soil.  Islamic State has previously called on followers in the kingdom to carry out attacks against Shiites, and Saudi authorities blamed the group for previous strikes, including a deadly one against Shiites last...

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