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Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia

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PART I

WRITTEN BY
Linda Hirsch & Martin Smith & David Fanning

PRODUCED BY
David Fanning, Linda Hirsch, Martin Smith

CORRESPONDENT
Martin Smith

CO-PRODUCER & EDITOR
Brian Funck

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Sara Obeidat

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Christine Canedo

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Brandon Holmes

ORIGINAL MUSIC
Francois-Paul Aiche
Peter Rundquist
Simon Russell

SOUND
Scott Anger

RESEARCHERS
Leen Karadsheh
Mirella Brussani

SECOND ASSISTANT EDITORS
Charnelle Quallis
Aaron Brummer

FIXERS
Iran: Hadi Poursadeghian
AbolGhasem Sassan
Iraq: Aws Al Tamimi
Saif Alazawi
Pakistan: Khalid Waseem
Lebanon: Leena Saidi
Saudi Arabia: Yahya Al Assiri
Faisal Al Ossaimi

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Zeina A
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Original funding for this program was provided by Public Television stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Park Foundation, John and Helen Glessner Family Trust, FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler, Henry Luce Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts.

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PART II

WRITTEN BY
Linda Hirsch & Martin Smith & David Fanning

PRODUCED BY
David Fanning, Linda Hirsch, Martin Smith

CO-PRODUCED BY
Brian Funck

CORRESPONDENT
Martin Smith

EDITED BY
Brian Funck
Chad Ervin

FIELD PRODUCER
Sara Obeidat

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Scott Anger

LINE PRODUCER
Christine Canedo

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Brandon Holmes

ORIGINAL MUSIC
Francois-Paul Aiche

ADDITIONAL ORIGINAL MUSIC
Peter Rundquist
Simon Russell

SOUND
Scott Anger

RESEARCHERS
Leen Karadsheh
Mirella Brussani

SECOND ASSISTANT EDITOR
Charnelle Quallis

FIXERS
Iran:
Hadi Poursadeghian
AbolGhasem Sassan
Iraq:
Aws Al Tamimi
Saif Alazawi
Yemen:
Yousra Is’haq
Syria:
Nemat Shhadeh

ONLINE EDITOR/COLORIST
Jim Ferguson

SOUND MIX
Jim Sullivan

ADDITIONAL NARRATION
Will Lyman

GRAPHICS
Will Rahilly

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS
Kenzie Audette
Barry Clegg

PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT
Amy Carter

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Lina Najem

TRANSLATORS
Denise Ajiri
Zeina A

SPECIAL THANKS
Antony Thomas
Marc Perkins
Catalina Gomez

ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
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KAYANI
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Original funding for this program was provided by Public Television stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Park Foundation, John and Helen Glessner Family Trust, FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler, Henry Luce Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts.

FOR FRONTLINE

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Megan McGough Christian

SENIOR PROMOTION
PRODUCER
Missy Frederick

ON-AIR PROMOTION EDITOR
Barry Clegg

ASSISTANT EDITORS
Deb Holland
Joey Mullin

POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS
Kenzie Audette
Brenna Verre

FOR WGBH OUTPOST

DIRECTOR OF POST PRODUCTION
Chris Fournelle

SENIOR DIRECTOR PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY
Tim Mangini

SERIES MUSIC
Mason Daring
Martin Brody

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY & AUDIENCE
Pamela Johnston

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT
Patrice Taddonio

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT EDITOR
Katherine Griwert

DATA ANALYST
Ben Abrams

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Anne Husted

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
Julia Rod

SERIES PRODUCER, AUDIO
Sophie McKibben

SERIES ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Amy Gaines

ARCHIVES & RIGHTS MANAGER
John Campopiano

EDITORIAL RESEARCH MANAGER
Lisa Palone

LEGAL
Eric Brass
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood

SENIOR CONTRACTS MANAGER
Gianna DeGiulio

BUSINESS MANAGER
Sue Tufts

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS
Tobee Phipps

BUSINESS DIRECTOR
Mary Sullivan

DEVELOPER
Ly Chheng

SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER
Dan Nolan

INTERACTIVE EDITOR
Chris Amico

FRONTLINE/COLUMBIA
JOURNALISM SCHOOL FELLOWSHIPS

ABRAMS JOURNALISM FELLOWS
Nicole Einbinder
Anjali Tsui

TOW JOURNALISM FELLOW
Leila Miller

DIGITAL REPORTERS
Priyanka Boghani
Katie Worth

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR
Miles Alvord

DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCER
Jason Kashdan

SENIOR DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCER
Michelle Mizner

SENIOR REPORTER
Sarah Childress

DIGITAL EDITOR
Jason Breslow

SERIES STORY EDITOR
Lauren Ezell Kinlaw

POST COORDINATING PRODUCER
Robin Parmelee

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL VIDEO
Carla Borras

SPECIAL COUNSEL
Dale Cohen

SENIOR EDITOR AT LARGE
Louis Wiley Jr.

MANAGING EDITOR
Andrew Metz

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jim Bracciale

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AT LARGE
David Fanning

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Raney Aronson-Rath

A FRONTLINE Production with Rain Media, Inc. in association with BBC Arabic

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FRONTLINE is a production of WGBH/Boston, which is solely responsible for its content.

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