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Saudi Arabia bombings reaffirm terrorism knows no religion: Egypt FM
Published in Ahram Online on 05 - 07 - 2016

The Egyptian foriegn ministry condemned Monday's bombings that took place near two mosques in Saudi Arabia, calling the attacks "vile terrorism".
Four people were killed in a blast outside the Prophet's Mosque in Medina,Islam's second holiest site shortly afterat least one suicide bomber and a car exploded near a Shia mosque in the eastern city of Qatif.
In late-Monday statement, Egypt's foreign ministry "condemned in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks.
"The brutal, vile terrorism...raised its ugly head in one of the purest and most sacred sites, just to reaffirm [that terrorism] knows no religion, faith or the meaning of humanity," the statement read.
The ministry called for concerted international effort to root out terrorism.
Also Monday evening, a suicide bomber carried out an attack near the U.S. Consulate in the western city of Jeddah. Two security officers werewounded in the attack.
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