Tensions Rise As Saudi Arabia Tells Its Citizens To Leave Lebanon

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Saudi Arabia ordered its citizens to immediately leave Lebanon. The move comes during a week of escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran — Saudi Arabia says Lebanon is being run by Iran-backed Hezbollah.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with BBC correspondent Carine Torbey (@carinetorbey) in Beirut.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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