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    Saudi Prince Calls Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ‘Middle East’s Hitler’

    There’s a lot in that name. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday called the Iranian Supreme Leader “the new Hitler of the Middle East.” The smear came amid escalating tensions over Iran’s nuclear program and missiles lobbed at the Saudi capital from Yemen, where the two nations are waging a proxy war. The Saudi heir added that “appeasement doesn’t work,” and would only precipitate “what happened in Europe.” Khamenei has called the House of Saud an “accursed tree,” but this new salvo may inspire harsher words.

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