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  • Manssor Arbabsiar, 56, seen here in a booking photo, has admitted his role in a $1.5 million plot to kill Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi ambassador to the U.S., at a Washington restaurant by setting off explosives, according to U.S. officials. (Associated Press/U.S. Marshals Service)

    Man guilty in plot to kill Saudi ambassador

    Manssor Arbabsiar, a naturalized U.S. citizen, pleaded guilty in federal court in New York on Wednesday in a scheme by members of the Iranian government to recruit a Mexican drug cartel to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States by bombing a Washington, D.C., restaurant.

  • Embassy Row

    The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly condemned the reported Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States and called on Iran to cooperate with an investigation that already has linked the Islamist regime to the assassination attempt.

  • Embassy Row

    Iran is flailing about over U.S. charges of an Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador in Washington, as both the State Department and the Saudi crown prince dismiss Tehran's demands for an apology.

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  • Mr. Jubeir issued his statement Monday on the Saudi Embassy website as Boston police were questioning a Saudi national in connection to the roadside bombings, which killed three people, including an 8-year-old boy, and injured scores of others.

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  • "His contributions can be felt all across the county and, not only in Saudi Arabia, but the Arab world and the Islamic world and the world in general," said Mr. al-Jubeir.

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