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    Saudi King to Visit Obama as Iran Debate Looms

    He’ll be bringing royal concerns. Next week, the U.S. president will host recently crowned King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, and Iran will top the agenda. The Saudis are said to have reluctantly endorsed the pending nuclear agreement — even though their Persian Gulf neighbors are backing rival factions in Yemen’s civil war — and the two leaders are slated to discuss Iran’s “destabilizing activities” in the region. Meanwhile, members of Congress are squaring off to debate the deal the following week as it appears increasingly unlikely that a “no” vote will be veto-proof.

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