Gholam Shakuri

In this handout photo provided by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department, Manssor Arbab Arbabsiar is seen in this 2001 mug shot. (Photo courtesy of Nueces County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Texas Man Gets 25 Years In Saudi Ambassador Plot

Manssor Arbabsiar pleaded guilty last year to two conspiracy charges and a murder-for-hire count.

05/30/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department, Manssor Arbab Arbabsiar is seen in this 2001 mug shot.  (Photo courtesy of Nueces County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Arbabsiar Pleads Guilty In Plot To Kill Saudi Ambassador

Manssor Arbabsiar had been charged in a $1.5 million plot to kill the ambassador at a restaurant by setting off explosives.

10/17/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

2 Charged In New York With Attempt To Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old U.S. citizen who also holds an Iranian passport, was charged along with Gholam Shakuri, whom authorities said was a Quds Force member.

10/11/2011