Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran, foreign minister says

January 3, 2016 9:06 PM

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Saudi Arabia is cutting ties with Iran, the Kingdom’s foreign minister announced on Sunday.

The move comes amid escalating tensions between the countries following Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shiite cleric on Saturday. A group of Iranians attacked the Saudi Embassy with Molotov cocktails and stones earlier Sunday following the death of Sheikh Nimir al-Nimir, and the Saudis have...

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