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Saudi Arabia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Iran as Tensions Escalate

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran, less than a day after demonstrators in the Iranian capital stormed the Saudi embassy to protest Riyadh's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir announced the move late Sunday, saying that all Iranian diplomats must leave the country within 48 hours.  He told reporters that the Sunni kingdom would not allow the Islamic Republic to undermine Saudi security. The move caps a rapidly...

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