Prince Turki bin Faisal al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, Chairman of King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, gestures during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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A senior member of the Saudi royal family attacked the United States on Friday over its policy on Syria, and called for a U.N. resolution to pull "Iraqi and Lebanese Shiite militia" out of the Middle Eastern country.Saudi Arabia and Qatar have backed the main Sunni Muslim opposition Syrian National Coalition and the Free Syrian Army with weapons, training, money and military intelligence in the fight against President Bashar al-Assad's government.Iran has been one of Assad's biggest supporters in a conflict that has killed more than 130,000 Syrians and forced more than 2 million to flee. Prince Turki said Iraqi militia and Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah fighters outnumbered radical Sunni militants fighting in Syria.
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