King Abdullah, Saddam call for water prayers
Jordan-Iraq, Religion, 11/29/1999
King Abdullah II of Jordan was in the first row of the participants in prayers for rain in Amman, during which he met with the observer general of the Muslim Brothers group, Abdul Majid al-Zuneibat. The two exchanged a short friendly talk.
Some 1,000 men took part in the prayers. Similar prayers were held in other parts of the Kingdom.
Meanwhile Iraqi President Saddam Hussein gave his instructions to hold prayers for rain in all parts of the country which have been witnessing an unprecedented drought since Iraq's independence in 1932.
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