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Sudan Expels Iranian Envoys, Closes Cultural Centers

Sudan has closed all Iranian cultural centers in the country and expelled the cultural attaché and other diplomats, fearing they had become a threat to society, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. The expulsions were linked to government concerns that Iranian officials were promoting their Shi'ite brand of Islam in the largely Sunni country, where many people follow the traditional Sufi tradition. The Iranian Cultural Center and its branches had exceeded their mandates and...

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