Iran see 'divine vengeance' after Saudis execute Shi'ite cleric

January 3, 2016 9:08 AM

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DUBAI/RIYADH Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi Embassy in Tehran early on Sunday and Shi'ite Muslim Iran's top leader predicted "divine vengeance" for Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric.

Demonstrators massed at the embassy gates to protest against cleric Nimr al-Nimr's execution broke into the building, smashed furniture and started fires before being ejected by police.

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