Foreign News: Traveling in Arabia


In the land of sand, where camels are more numerous than locomotives, traveling is neither comfortable, rapid nor safe—even for Kings. King Hussein of Hedjas set out upon a tour of Arabia some weeks ago. Near Petra in Kerak (Trans-jordania) he was attacked last week by a band of Wahabis, who owe their allegiance to the Emir of Riyadh*, Abd el-Aziz es-Saud. After a long struggle, King Hussein's escort repelled the attackers. The trouble between King Hussein and the Emir of Riyadh is over the demarcation of the eastern boundary of...

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