Shiite Alliance Against Saudis Grows Tighter

(Al-Monitor) Ali Mamouri - On Sept. 5, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attacked the Saudi alliance and described the Saudi leaders as strife instigators in the region. He blamed them for the chaos and destruction across the Muslim world, naming Iraq, Syria, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya. On Aug. 18, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali Falaki, a commander of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, announced the formation of a Shiite liberation army to face Saudi and Israeli threats, as Iran believes the two countries are allies.

2016-09-08 00:00:00

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