Saudi airspace closed to Sudanese president’s flight to Tehran

Saudi Arabia denied permission for a plane carrying Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to travel through its air pace on Sunday for the swearing-in of the new Iranian president, Hasan Rouhani in Tehran.

The aircraft had to turn back. DEBKAfile: Riyadh is furious with Bashir for granting the Iranian navy Red Sea bases for is warships including submarines opposite Saudi shores.

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