A money exchanger sits next to mock a Saudi rial featuring a depiction of Jerusalem rial bill advertising his business at a bazaar in the southwest Pakistan. Enric Marti | AP
Saudi Salafis

Saudi Arabia’s Religious Diplomacy Targets Jerusalem

A UAE-backed Saudi effort to wrest control from Jordan of Islam’s holy places in Jerusalem signals a sharper, more overt edge to Saudi religious diplomacy and the kingdom’s quest for regional hegemony.

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