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Wahabis’ King Makes Peace with Iraq, Transjordania

December 30, 1928
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A pact to maintain peaceful relations with Iraq and Transjordania was concluded by Ibn Saud, King of Hedjas and Nejd and leader of the Wahabis, at a recent conference held at Riyad, it was officially announced here today.

The pact confirms the full rights of Ibn Saud to control the Moslem holy sites at Mecca and Medina.

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