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The trial session of individuals charged with attacking Saudi embassy would be held on July 18, said Director General Public and Tehran Revolution Courts Abbas Pouriyani.

On April 10, Spokesman of Iran’s Judiciary Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei, said that indictment has been issued for 48 individuals involved in the attack.

He said issuing the indictments came ultimately after the required investigation and interrogation from individual.

The assaults on the embassy took place on January 2 during demonstrations by angry protesters censuring Saudi Arabia’s execution of top opposition cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

Top Iranian officials censured the incident that was followed by Riyadh's severance of ties with Tehran.

Saudi Arabia executed Nimr along with 46 others, provoking international outrage, widespread condemnation, and a serious escalation of tensions in the region.

The Shia cleric was arrested in 2012 over charges of instigating unrest and undermining the kingdom’s security, making anti-government speeches and defending political prisoners, all of which he rejected as baseless.



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