Saudi Arabia's not so new anti-Shi'ism

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Abstract

Once again, Shi'a in Saudi Arabia have been subjected to a stream of vitriol from Sunni clerics in the country, insulting their traditions and questioning their loyalty to the state. The Iraq debacle and the rise of Iran are largely to blame for the current poisoning of relations between Saudi Arabia's Sunni and Shi'i communities - but the Saudi regime has made matters worse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-32
Number of pages4
JournalMiddle East Report
Volume37
Issue number242
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Development
  • Political Science and International Relations

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