World Jan 04

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Saudi allies cut diplomatic relations with Iran

A weekend war of words has ignited a full-scale diplomatic confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Iran, pitting Sunnis against Shiites and Persians against Arabs. Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric touched off widespread protests, condemnation and violent backlash…

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has been faulted by some for deepening sectarian divisions now roiling the country. Gwen Ifill talks to Charles Duelfer, former UN and U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq, Abbas Kadhim of Johns Hopkins University and Feisal…

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