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Iran stirring tensions in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

Saudi outreach to Ahmadinejad seen as way to curtail destabilizing of area

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/iran_stirring_tensions_in_saudi_arabias_eastern_province_20120821

In the restive city of Qatif in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, the older Shiites are quiet. They had once cheered the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran and had hoped their time had come for greater equality in the kingdom. But that dream has faded.

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