Attack On Saudi Arabian Border Raises ISIS Concerns
Saudi Arabia's tense border situation with Iraq is in the spotlight after an attack killed two border guards, including a high-ranking officer.By Sebastian Martinez | January 5, 2015
Two Saudi Arabian border guards are dead and another wounded after an attack on the country's border with Iraq.
Two assailants carried out the attack, opening fire on an outpost in the early hours on Monday. The Saudi forces managed to kill one of the assailants before the other detonated an explosive vest he was wearing. (Video via Al Arabiya)
According to Al Arabiya, one of the men killed in the attack was a key figure in the border guard. General Oudah al-Belawi was reportedly in charge of operations on Saudi Arabia's northern border.