Thursday, March 10, 2011

Saudi police open fire

Saudi Arabia, major producer of oil, was the only Middle Eastern country to escape the protests. That has just changed:

Saudi police opened fire Thursday to disperse a protest in the section where minority Shiites live, leaving at least one man injured, as the government toughened its efforts to prevent a wave of unrest sweeping the Arab world from reaching the kingdom.

Pan-Islamism now stretches from as far West as Morocco to now the Persian Gulf. The implications for Iran and Israel are not good.

News from The Associated Press

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