Another video shared wildly also shows a child spitting on the Saudi blogger and others chanting for him to leave the city.
Amin was not under arrest, said the Israeli official, who requested anonymity, adding: "Whether there is a (criminal) case here is still being investigated."
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Abitbol said that Haidar has asked countries with ties to Saudi Arabia, including the Canadian government, to intervene on the blogger's behalf.
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Swedish national Veronika Nocky came to Israel five years ago and has since gone viral, with her Bubble Perspective blog about living in Tel Aviv.
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