Saudi Arabia announced late on Sunday that is officially severing ties with Iran after having two of its diplomatic posts were attacked in the Tehran and Mashhad.
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A copycat protestalso broke out at the Saudi consulate in the Iranian city of Mashhad on Sunday.
صورة سيارة السفير الإيراني
The foreign minister vowed that Riyadh will not allow Tehran to sabotage Saudi or the region’s security.
Taking Iran to task
البعثة الدبلوماسية السعودية بدبي