Iran calls on Muslims to reconsider Saudi holy sites management — Hostile takeover?

AFP

© KHAMENEI.IR/AFP/File | Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued an angry rebuke to regional rival Saudi Arabia, calling on the Muslim world to question its management of Islam’s holiest sites

TEHRAN (AFP) –  Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued an angry rebuke to “blasphemous” regional rival Saudi Arabia on Monday, calling on the Muslim world to question its management of Islam’s holiest sites.

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“Because of Saudi rulers’ oppressive behaviour towards God’s guests, the world of Islam must fundamentally reconsider the management of the two holy places and the issue of hajj,” Khamenei said in a statement published on his website, referring to Mecca and Medina.

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http://www.france24.com/en/20160905-iran-calls-muslims-reconsider-saudi-holy-sites-management

© AFP/File | Every year, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims flock to Mecca to carry out the lesser umra pilgrimage during Ramadan — especially during its last 10 days

 (July 2, 2016)

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