Bastern province Shiites celebrate Iran's revolution with riots

Issue 17 - 11 Feb 1980
There have been scarcely any reports of renewed incidents of violence among Saudi Arabia's Shiite minority at the beginning of this month. The Saudi authorities evidently managed an almost complete clampdown on information, yet there is no doubt that considerable rioting took place. But serious though the disturbances are, there seems little prospect of them spreading to the Sunni majority of the kingdom.

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