Iranian plot to hire Mexican drugs cartel to kill Saudi ambassador

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  1. W.G.Ewald

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    US foils Iran terror plot to kill Saudi ambassador in Washington D.C. | Mail Online


    • Plot to assassinate Saudi ambassador on U.S. soil by bombing restaurant in Washington DC followed by blasts at Saudi and Israeli embassies
    • Attorney General Eric Holder said U.S. will hold Tehran accountable for plot
    • Hillary Clinton said plot will further isolate Iran
    • Two alleged plotters named as U.S. naturalised citizen Manssor Arbabsiar and Iranian Gholam Shakuri
    • Key Iranian official who 'coordinated the attack' is terrorist linked to deaths of five U.S. soldiers in Iraq
    • Plot sparks terror alert in the U.S.
    • 'Somebody in Iran will have to pay the price': Saudi Prince issues warning

     
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  3. Bangalorean

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    So the attack was intended to be on the Saudi, and not on US assets?

    That makes it sound somewhat different - like a "regional middle east conflict" :lol:
     
  4. sandeepdg

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    Oops, the Iranians bit more than they can chew !! I wouldn't have mind if they killed him the Middle East though, but thinking of carrying such an act in the US is utter stupidity.
     
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    Iran must be out of their minds to try to pull off this assassination attempt on US soil.
     
  6. The Messiah

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    Shameless saudis would kill there own ambassador if it meant attack on iran :lol:
     

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