Skip to comments.Saudi minister says dialogue needed, not protest
Posted on 03/09/2011 4:52:35 AM PST by EBH
"The called-for reform does not come via protests and (the clerics) have forbidden protests since they violate the Koran and the way of the Prophet," Faisal said.
Protests by a disgruntled Shi'ite majority in neighboring Bahrain are being closely watched in Saudi Arabia, where Shi'ites make up about 15 percent of the population.
Faisal warned foreigners to stay out of Saudi's internal affairs: "Change will come through the citizens of this kingdom and not through foreign fingers, we don't need them," he said, adding: "We will cut any finger that crosses into the kingdom."
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The House of Saud issues a warning. Are we being misled by the media about Libya and the international interference going on there?
Saudi Arabia urged to permit peaceful protests http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2685588/posts
Saudi Arabia urged to permit peaceful protests
“well yeah, now that you got us quaking in our caftans, we’d like to talk things over”
They are not quaking in their caftans...
Did you miss the not so subtle warning about ‘fingers?”
I suspect Saudi will “allow” the protests right after they start allowing Christian churches.
No, I got that but scared people often issue empty threats. The Saudis were not much of a military power back when Saddam decided Kuwait was a long lost province and I don’t think they’ve gotten much better