The Saudi King Just Confirmed He’s Terrified Of Revolution
Feb. 23, 2011
Saudi King Abdullah just confirmed he’s terrified of revolution in the kingdom.
According to reports, he’s introduced a slew of new reform measures, basically centered around giving more money away to the poor.
Al-Arabiya tweeted out the full list of new benefits, which include:
A $10.6 billion increase to the housing fund.
Full unemployment benefits for a full year.
A greater investment in various sports and literary clubs.
A 15% pay hike for various salaries.
The moves come after the King spent time in Morocco for health reasons.