Religious Tensions Rise In Iran After Saudi Executions

Iranian authorities made several dozen arrests Sunday following violent rioting at the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran throughout the weekend. The Saudi execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent Shiite cleric, sparked outrage throughout the primarily Shiite country of Iran and the Middle East. Al-Nimr was executed Saturday along with 46 other people accused of being…


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