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January 4, 2016 9:58 am

Saudi Arabia to Cut Ties With Tehran; Expels Iranian Diplomatic Staff

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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. The foreign minister said Iran’s diplomatic mission staff and related structures in Saudi Arabia had been given 48 hours to leave the country. Photo: Wikipedia.

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. The foreign minister said Iran’s diplomatic mission staff in Saudi Arabia had been given 48 hours to leave the country. Photo: Wikipedia.

Saudi Arabia announced late Sunday that it would officially sever ties with Iran after having two of its diplomatic posts attacked in the Islamic Republic.

Saudi’s Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir, speaking in an address aired by Al Arabiya News Channel, said Iran’s diplomatic mission staff and related structures in Saudi Arabia had been given 48 hours to leave.

Read full story at the Saudi Gazette.

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