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Saudi Arabia to Reopen Baghdad Embassy after 25-Year Hiatus

Saudi Arabia will start preparations to reopen its embassy in the Iraqi capital for the first time in 25 years, Saudi state media reported Saturday. A thaw in the once chilly relations between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and Shiite-led Iraq could help strengthen a regional alliance against Islamic State militants who have seized territory in Iraq and Syria. Saudi Arabia closed its Baghdad embassy in 1990 after the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. It has long accused Iraq of...

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