Saudi King Holds Talks with Hizbullah

[Reuters] Leila Bassam - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah held talks on Lebanon's political crisis with Hizbullah deputy chief Sheikh Naim Kassem on Dec. 26 in Jeddah, his first such contact with the Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim group, a Lebanese political source said on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia is a major backer of current Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. The two sides discussed rising Sunni-Shi'ite tension in Lebanon, the source said.

2007-01-05 01:00:00

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