December 28, 2012
Saudi Arabia Questions Dozens Over Alleged Plot to .....
.... bomb the US embassy? Overthrow the Royal Family? Send suicide bombers abroad?
Nope, the plot was to celebrate Christmas:
Saudi religious police stormed a house in the Saudi Arabian province of al-Jouf, detaining more than 41 guests for “plotting to celebrate Christmas,” a statement from the police branch released Wednesday night said....Thanks to Dan.
The host of the alleged Christmas gathering is reported to be an Asian diplomat whose guests included 41 Christians, as well as two Saudi Arabian and Egyptian Muslims. The host and the two Muslims were said to be “severely intoxicated.”