Iranian women demonstrate in Tehran against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities, on January 4, 2016
Iranian women demonstrate in Tehran against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities, on January 4, 2016 © Atta Kenare - AFP/File
Iranian women demonstrate in Tehran against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities, on January 4, 2016
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Last updated: January 7, 2016

Iran bans all products from Saudi Arabia after ties cut

Iran on Thursday banned all products from Saudi Arabia after Riyadh cut ties with Tehran in a mounting diplomatic crisis.

"The cabinet has banned the entry of all Saudi products and products from Saudi Arabia," the government said in a statement, noting that a ban on Iranians travelling to the Saudi holy city of Mecca for the umrah pilgrimage was also in place "until further notice".

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