SAUDI ARABIA: Islamic Front

Last week Islam moved nearer the united front it has not enjoyed since the 13th Century, when the leader of the new Pan-Arab movement, Saudi Arabia's tall, wise, Mohammedan Warrior-King Ibn Saud, patched up his diplomatic and religious quarrels with the Government of Mohammedan Egypt.

Egypt is to Islam about what the U. S. is to Catholic Rome—an outland which provides large sums of money but gets modest recognition from the high church hierarchy. Until 1926 an annual train of Egyptian Mohammedan pilgrims made its way to Mecca, bringing gifts of money,...

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