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Head of Saudi-based Islamic Organization Resigns After Mocking Egypt's President

The secretary-general of the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has resigned after making a joke about the purportedly frugal ways of Egypt's president, the group said. The joke became the latest point of contention in Cairo's increasingly tense relations with Riyadh. The OIC said late Monday that Iyad bin Amin Madani, a Saudi, resigned "for health reasons." On Tuesday, the Saudi daily Asharq Al-Awsat said Riyadh has nominated former Social Affairs...

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