A Saudi citizen held in Israel as an illegal immigrant is seeking asylum. Israeli authorities revealed Wednesday that a Saudi man who entered the country illegally 11 months ago was in custody. Though he is not suspected of terrorist activities, his situation is complicated by the fact that Israel and Saudi Arabia have no diplomatic ties.
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