The international community is calling for calm after relations between Saudi Arabia and its regional rival Iran reach a new low. Saudi diplomats in Tehran have been recalled and Saudi Arabia is expelling all Iranian diplomats from the kingdom.
Ordinary Iranians have taken to social media in response to Saudi Arabia's reforms allowing women to drive. Many compared the emergence of women's rights in Saudi Arabia to the sluggish growth of Iran's women's movement.
US President Trump urged the world to pressure Iran to "end its pursuit of death and destruction." He said Iran had committed multiple violations of the accord and called for sanctions on the Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
Fighting has been raging in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of Awamiya for months. Entire neighborhoods have been destroyed, and Riyadh's heavy-handed approach toward its Shiite minority has escalated the situation.
Saudi Arabia is welcoming Muslims from around the globe for one of the world's largest annual gatherings as the ancient hajj ritual begins. This year's pilgrimage has wide political significance.
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