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Bahraini regime summons Shia clergyman for questioning

Bahraini regime summons Shia clergyman for questioning

Bahraini officials have summoned a Shia Muslim cleric for interrogation as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown and persecution of members of the religious community in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. RNA - The Arabic-language Lualua television network reported on Thursday that Bahraini security forces had ordered Sheikh...

Iranian clergyman stabbed to death in Fars; assailant arrested

Iranian clergyman stabbed to death in Fars; assailant arrested

An assailant has carried out a fatal stabbing attack against a local clergyman in the southwestern Iranian province of Fars. RNA - The murderer approached Mohammad Khorsand, Kazerun County’s Friday prayers leader, in the early hours of Wednesday as he was leaving a religious ceremony together with his wife, Iranian news agencies reported. He then asked the...