SHAROURAH – A Saudi owner of a camel farm has named a newborn camel Obama after the US President Barack Obama. The baby camel was born on Jan. 20, the inauguration day of President Obama.
Al-Saiari, the camel owner, said he named the camel after Obama with hopes that it would add value to his farm. Obama, Al-Saiari believes, will bring positive change in the Middle East, especially to the Palestinian cause. The nomad said he had closely followed the US elections and inauguration of President Obama. He hoped that both Obamas would turn out to be “the best happenings of 2009.