Saudi Clerics Forbid Muslims to Watch U.S. Arabic Channel

(AP/Straits Times-Singapore) Clerics in Saudi Arabia say Al-Hurra, a new U.S.-funded television channel for Arab viewers, was founded to fight Islam and Muslims are religiously forbidden to watch it. Sheikh Ibrahim al-Khudairi and Sheikh Mansour bin Ahmed al-Hussein said no one should work for the station, watch it, or support it with advertising.

2004-03-10 00:00:00

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