Iraqis call for boycott of Saudi goods over Bahrain

By REUTERS
March 20, 2011 17:31

 
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BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Shi'ite newspaper called on Sunday for a boycott of goods from Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Gulf countries that have supported the government of Bahrain in a crackdown against a mainly Shi'ite opposition.

Buying Saudi and Gulf goods contributes to the "slaughter of the Bahraini people" and boycotting them is a religious duty, the al-Bayyna daily newspaper said in a front page headline that demonstrated the escalating regional rhetoric over Bahrain.

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