Saudi Embassies On Attack
Iranian Protesters Attack Saudi Embassy After Prominent Shiite Cleric Executed
Saudi Embassy Attack in Tehran
Dubai/riyadh, jan 3 (reuters) - iranian protesters stormed the saudi embassy in tehran early on sunday morning as shi'ite muslim iran reacted with fury to saudi arabia's execution of a outstanding shi'ite cleric.
Demonstrators who had massed on the embassy gates to protest at nimr al-nimr's execution broke into the embassy and started fires before being cleared away via the police, iran's isna information company pronounced. Pix had been tweeted that confirmed parts of the indoors on hearth and smashed fixtures internal one office.
Shortly afterwards, iran's overseas ministry issued a statement calling for calm and urging protesters to respect the diplomatic premises, the entekhab news website reported.
Iran's hardline innovative guards had promised "harsh revenge" towards the saudi sunni royal dynasty for saturday's execution of nimr, taken into consideration a terrorist through riyadh but hailed in iran as a champion of the rights of saudi arabia's marginalized shi'ite minority.
Saudi Embassy Attack in Baghdad
Iraq: Newly opened Saudi embassy in Baghdad struck by rocket after Sheikh Nimr's execution
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