Middle East

WorldLink: Mounting tensions in the Gulf

Saudi Arabia executed 47 prisoners on terror charges earlier this month, including the Shiite cleric and government critic Nimr al-Nimr. This triggered major protests by Shiites in countries such as Iran where the Saudi embassy was attacked. But what do the growing tensions between Riyadh and Tehran mean for the region?

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