(UPDATES)Saudi Arabia executes Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on (UPDATES)Saudi Arabia executes Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr 

TEHRAN, Jan. 2 — Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a Shia Muslim cleric known for his sermons criticizing the kingdom’s government and for his support of political protests in the country’s oil-rich Eastern Province.

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