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Iran and Saudi Arabia move towards direct confrontation

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Saudi Arabia executed prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr on January 2. Two days later, it broke off ties with Iran after its embassy in Tehran was attacked by protesters. Jennifer Loewenstein is a human rights activist and faculty associate in Middle East Studies at Penn State University. Jennifer Loewenstein speaks with Redeye host Lorraine Chisholm.

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