Iranian Protesters Storm Saudi Arabian Embassy After Executions
After Saudi Arabia executed 47 prisoners, included a Shiite cleric, violent protests erupted at an embassy in Tehran.By Eugene Daniels | January 2, 2016
After news of the executions spread, protesters broke in and then set fire to a part of the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran. Saudi Arabia says the executed prisoners were all convicted of terrorism charges. (Video via Twitter / @ZaidBenjamin)
Police have since cleared the area surrounding the embassy, extinguished the fire and arrested some of the protesters according to journalists in Tehran.