[JURIST] Manssor Arbabsiar pleaded not guilty in a New York district court on Monday to charges stemming from his role in the alleged Iranian plot to assassinate Adel al-Jubeir [official profile], Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US, on US soil. Arbabsiar, a US citizen, is alleged to have participated in a $1.5 million plot hire a Mexican drug cartel [AP report, video] to assassinate the Saudi ambassador using plastic explosives. The US Department of Justice [official website] announced earlier this…

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