Bahrain follows Saudi in cutting ties with Iran: Official media

Bahrain

DUBAI: Bahrain said Monday (Jan 4) it is severing diplomatic ties with Iran, a day after its ally Saudi Arabia cut ties with the Islamic republic amid escalating tensions over the execution of a cleric.

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Manama ordered Tehran’s diplomats in the tiny Gulf state “to leave the kingdom within 48 hours,” BNA state news agency said on Twitter.

AFP

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