Middle East: A Call to Mecca

In the Middle East, where hates flare and die with the course of the sun, there is no letup in the feud between Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser, who leads the Arab world's revolutionary camp, and Saudi Arabia's King Feisal, who leads the conservative forces.

Nowhere is this rivalry more sharply drawn than in the arid sands and craggy cliffs of Yemen. There, in four years of sporadic skirmishing, the 50,000 Egyptian troops sent in by Nasser have been fought to a standstiil by tribesmen loyal to the ousted Imam Badr, who holds the hills and sustains his ragged army with...

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