Prominent Sunni Cleric Assassinated

Prominent Sunni cleric Assassinated

The Chicago Tribune reports on the assassination Saturday in the Western Baghdad quarter of Khadra of prominent Sunni cleric Shaikh Dhamir al-Dhari. He had been one of several Sunni clerics to form a board to support Sunni interests, in hopes of offsetting the power of the more hierarchical and organized Shiite clergy. His assailants have not been identified.

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