Iranian officials slam Tehran’s “political point-scoring” over Hajj tragedy (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Ahvaz, Asharq Al-Awsat—Several Iranian officials have criticized Tehran’s response to last week’s Hajj stampede that killed 769 pilgrims, with some claiming Iran is attempting to score “political points” by blaming Saudi authorities for the tragedy. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani have both blamed Saudi authorities for the tragedy last week, with…