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28 June 2017 | by Charles Glass

Card trick at the House of Saud: Why Trump's Saudi Arabia claim makes little sense to christians and muslims


US-Saudi alliance

 

The slow beat of a drum in the Beirut street below my window woke me at about two o’clock in the morning. Between beats, a dirge-like, hoarse voice called out admonitions in Arabic. “O, God of Muhammad,” one went, “take away our worry.”

The drum and the voice belonged to the neighbourhood mesaharati. 





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