No one could have guessed that the drawing of a caricature by a young Arab by the name of Mahmoud Abbas living in Sweden would ignite such controversy between the Palestinians and the Saudis.
The Palestinian website Paltimes published a caricature addressing the recent dramatic fall of oil prices around the world from 80 dollars per barrel just a few years ago to a mere 16 dollars in recent days. The caricature depicts a Saudi man running away from an oil barrel that is speedily rolling after him. This image went viral on multiple social media platforms, especially Twitter.
قصة كاريكاتير فلسطيني “ولع النار” بذباب الخليج الإلكترونيhttps://t.co/zl1sBmnX3V#فلسطين #فلسطين_قضيتي #السعودية #الذباب_الالكتروني pic.twitter.com/2mgxIcUlEQ