Photo Gallery: The Rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran
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Photo Gallery: The Rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Saudia Arabia and Iran The Cold War of Islam

The archenemies Iran and Saudi Arabia are battling for supremacy in the Middle East and are carrying out their struggle in proxy wars in Yemen, Syria and Iraq. Domestically, though, the two countries are facing remarkably similar problems.
Map: Shiite and Sunni influence in the Middle East.

Map: Shiite and Sunni influence in the Middle East.

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