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Saudi Arabia: 22 Die in Attacks, Hostage Standoff

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Saudi Arabia: 22 Die in Attacks, Hostage Standoff

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Saudi Arabia: 22 Die in Attacks, Hostage Standoff

Saudi Arabia: 22 Die in Attacks, Hostage Standoff

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Saudi officials say militants suspected to have links to al Qaeda killed 22 people before government commandos flushed them out of an upscale housing complex in an early-morning raid. The raid, launched from helicopters, ended a standoff stemming from Saturday's attacks on foreigners working in Khobar oil offices. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and Global Radio News reporter Nigel Perry.