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    ISIS Takes Credit for Saudi Bombing

    They’re gunning for Saudi Arabia’s sense of security. This is ISIS’s second attack in two weeks in the country’s largely Shiite east — ISIS views Shiite Muslims as apostates —but it was much less deadly than the last one: Only four people were killed, while last week’s attack claimed 21 lives. The Saudi government is calling it a victory, saying their security stopped the bomber in the parking lot and mitigated the damage — but witnesses say it was heroic civilians, which could lead the Shiite community to take internal measures to protect itself. 

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