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Saudi Arabia and Iran sever diplomatic ties

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Saudi Arabia and Iran, two power players and rivals in the Middle East region, have severed diplomatic ties and continue to exchange heated rhetoric. The tension comes as a result of Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric. Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, outlines more of the circumstances as well as the role of the U.S. in the crisis.Jan.04.2016

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