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The US has sent a team of FBI agents to gather evidence

At least 34 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh. The attacks were carried about against luxury compounds housing foreign nationals and a US-Saudi office.

The US and Saudi governments say al-Qaeda is the prime suspect for blasts, which coincided with a visit to the kingdom by US Secretary of State Colin Powell.

In the Dutch city of Rotterdam, 13 men suspected of having links to al-Qaeda go on trial. They are charged with providing financial and logistical support for al-Qaeda and other militant Islamic groups, but doubts about the charges have surfaced.

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The Moroccan city of Casablanca is hit by a series of suicide bomb attacks that kill 41 people, including 12 attackers.

The Moroccan authorities say that the attacks are linked to "international terror".

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