Saudis shock U.N., Quit Security Council over Syria

Saudis shock U.N., Quit Security Council over Syria

Saudi Arabia took the extraordinary step Friday of refusing to take its seat on the U.N. Security Council -- despite pursuing the position for years. It's an unprecedented protest over the council's failure to take firmer action in Syria and Palestine. And it comes at a time of growing Saudi frustration with American-led policies across the Middle East.

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Oct 18, 2013
Richard Gowan
Middle East, Syria, United States