During the Suez war King Saud cut off the supplies of oil on France , and Britain And severed
diplomatic relationship with them,f or waging war on Egypt with Israel in 1956.
He announced to the Billad newspaper in that :
"Our Forefathers have lived for decades riding horses and camels and eating dates, and for the sake of Arab solidarity, we are ready to sacrifice everything, even if it means returning to the desert with camels and hores, as pride and honour with hunger is better than luxury with humiliation"
( 1956 )
Al Bilad Newspaper