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This undated image provided by the Nueces County Sheriff's Office shows Manssor Arbabsiar. The Obama administration on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 accused agents of the Iranian government of being involved in a plan to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said the thwarted plot would further isolate Tehran. (AP Photo/Nueces County Sheriff's Office)

Iran assassination plot foiled

U.S. authorities broke up a plot by men linked to the Iranian government to assassinate Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador in the United States, U.S. officials said Oct. 11. (Reuters)