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Al-Qaida chief asks Saudis to revolt

May 19, 2012 at 10:20 AM   |   Comments

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 19 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri urged Saudis to rise up against the al-Saud monarchy, describing it as one of the worst Arab regimes in terms of corruption.

"Why don't you rise while you are the sons of the proud and strong tribes that look down upon death in order to lift the humiliation and the oppression?" Zawahiri said in a video posted by the SITE Intelligence Group.

Zawahiri asked Saudis to follow in the footsteps of those in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and Yemen and rebel against oppression, the Socialist Forum newspaper said.

"It has been nearly a year now since the Arab peoples rose against their rulers. They rose in the west and north, and you don't move," Zawahiri said in the video.

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