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Pentagon: U.S. warplanes hit ISIS training camp in Libya
Feb. 20, 2016 - American warplanes have carried out an attack on an ISIS training camp in Libya.
A key extremist operative was likely killed, U.S. defense officials said. In Libya, local officials estimated
that more than 40 people were killed with more wounded, some critically.
- Source: CBS
Iran-backed jihadi group claims it’s operating in West Bank, Jerusalem
Jan. 14, 2016 - A Palestinian jihadi group with close ties to Iran claims that it has expanded its operations to the West Bank and Jerusalem.
“We have an armed branch whose goal it is to wage war on the Israeli occupation everywhere,” Hisham Salim, founder of the Harakat al-Sabireen, told the Palestinian Ma’an news agency.
- Source: Times of Israel
Arab League against Iran: Emergency meeting held to discuss Tehran's threat to security
Jan. 10, 2015 -
Arab foreign ministers condemned attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran and warned on Sunday that the country
would face wider opposition if it continued its "interference" in the internal affairs of Arab states.
- Source: Jerusalem Post
Riyadh's Nightmare: Saudi Shiites Could 'Secede' and Take All Oil to Iran
Jan. 8, 2016 - A map of oilfields in Saudi Arabia shows that most of the country's oil is in an Eastern province dominated by Shiites who are very
upset by the recent execution of their famous cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who lived in the area. If the Shiites seceeded from Saudia Arabia and joined Iran it would
ruin the Saudi kingdom.
Due to a peculiar correlation of religious history and anaerobic decomposition of plankton, almost all the Persian Gulf's fossil fuels
are located underneath Shiites.
- Source: Sputnik
Reports: Iran accuses Saudis of attacking Yemen embassy
Jan. 7, 2016 - Saudi Arabia has evidently launched an air strike on Iran's embassy in Yemen's capital Sanaa.
The accusation came after Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran after protesters set fires at the Saudi embassy in Tehran
following the execution of a Shiite cleric by the Saudis.
- Source: USA Today
- Iran-Saudi crisis 'most dangerous for decades' - BBC
- Mideast Powder Keg - Hal Lindsey
Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran After Protesters Attack Tehran Embassy Over Executions
Jan. 4, 2016 - Stepping-up the biggest crisis in relations with Iran in recent years, Saudi Arabia has cut diplomatic ties with Iran.
Iran's ambassador in the kingdom has 48 hours to leave, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said late Sunday in Riyadh.
"Saudi Arabia will no longer deal with a country that supports terrorism and sectarianism," he said.
Saudi Arabia had also supported Saddam Hussein's during the Iran-Iraq War.
- Source: NewsMax
Bahrain Severs Ties with Iran, Oil Prices Rise Over Tensions - NewsMax
US reportedly fears Iran-Saudi Arabia rift will set back ISIS fight - Fox
Saudi Arabia-Iran row spreads to other nations - CNN
Mideast tensions soar as Saudi Arabia rallies countries to cut ties with Iran - Washington Post
- UN condemns attack on Saudi embassy in Iran - BBC
Sunni vs. Shia: A rivalry as old as Islam - Fox
Obama’s Middle East Balancing Act Tilts Toward Iran - Bloomberg
Arab TV Commentators Claim Obama Supports Iran Because His Father Was a Shiite - CNS
Iran warns of ‘divine vengeance’ for Saudi Arabia’s execution of cleric
Jan. 3, 2016 -
Iran’s Supreme Leader warned on Sunday that there would be divine retribution for Saudi Arabia’s rulers after the execution of a renowned
Shiite cleric, sustaining the soaring regional tensions that erupted in the wake of the killing.
- Source: Washington Post
Nimr al-Nimr execution: Former Iraq PM al-Maliki says death will 'topple Saudi regime' - Independent - UK
Mideast protests rage after Saudi Arabia executes Shia cleric al-Nimr, 46 others - CNN
Protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Iran - Washington Post
The new Saudi Arabia: assertive and unapologetic - Gulf News
Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr: Saudi Arabia executes top Shia cleric
Jan. 2, 2016 -
Saudi Arabia has executed the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the interior ministry said. He was among 47
people put to death after being convicted of terrorism offences
- Source: BBC
Saudi Arabia’s execution of cleric ignites fury in Iran - Washington Post
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