Ex-Iraqi premier: Shiite cleric's execution will unseat Saudi regime

Saudi authorities' execution of prominent Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr will lead to the overthrow of the kingdom's Sunni rulers, former Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki predicts. 

"We vehemently condemn these repugnant sectarian practices and confirm that the execution of Sheikh al-Nimr will oust the Saudi regime," al-Maliki, a Shiite, adds in a press statement.

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