Iran Blocked from Attending this Years Hajj

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08/09/2016 from Tanzania

  • Irani leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, accuses Saudi Arabia of decaying the Hajj
  • Tensions between the two countries started since January when Riyadh cut ties with Tehran
  • Iran and Saudi Arabia back opposing sides of the Syria civil war and other Middle East countries
  • Iranis blocked from this years Hajj; 1st time in 3 decades
  • This will worsen the prolonged Sunni vs Shia struggle for power