Bin Laden Daughter Should Be Free To Quit Iran: Saudi Arabia

Bin Laden daughter should be free to quit Iran: Saudi Arabia

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia urged Iran on Saturday to allow a daughter of Osama bin Laden, who fled house arrest and sought refuge in the Saudi embassy in Tehran, to leave the country if she wishes.

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