Saudi Arabia, allies lash Iran in emergency Arab League meeting

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Mideast Arabs Arab Foreign Ministers meet at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Saudi Arabia is asking fellow Arab nations to take a “serious and honest” stand against Iran, saying that showing leniency toward Tehran will only encourage it to press on with its “aggression“ and “meddling” in the internal affairs of Arab countries. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Saudi Arabia on Sunday called an emergency meeting of the Arab League in Cairo to discuss what it calls Iran’s “violations” in the region. Foreign ministers lashed out at both Iran and its ally Hezbollah, which Saudi Arabia accuses of helping to recently launch a missile at Riyadh from Yemen.

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