A noted Saudi preacher has called on Arabs to stop flying to the
Muslim preacher Sheikh Sulaiman al Dowaish has urged Saudi authorities to consider the travel ban following an announcement by the
The extra steps were taken after last month’s attempt by a Nigerian Muslim to detonate a bomb on board a flight from
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry has asked the Obama administration for clarifications regarding the new security measures.
Officials said the oil-rich kingdom would not tolerate security procedures that tarnish the honor and dignity of Saudis.
The website noted that 22,000 students from
Saudi security researcher Sultan Al Anqari blasted the new
"It is part of a collective punishment against the Saudis, who are also victims of the wrong doing of some deviant people," he said.