Muslim cleric

BASRA, Iraq | Iraqi cleric linked to Basra protests killed

BASRA, Iraq — Iraqi police say a Muslim cleric has been killed outside his home after he suggested that demonstrators should take up arms over poor public services in Basra. Wissam al-Ghrawi was a prominent figure in demonstrations in recent months demanding clean water and reliable electricity in the southern Iraqi city. Basra province generates … Continue reading BASRA, Iraq | Iraqi cleric linked to Basra protests killed

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FATHER RECALLS COMPOUND SUSPECT AS HIGH-STRUNG, NOT RADICAL A Muslim cleric who leads a well-known New York City mosque says he never believed his son, who is at the center of the New Mexico abuse case, was … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

TAOS, N.M. | Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

TAOS, N.M.  — A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New Mexico desert that has been the focus of investigators for the past week, the toddler’s grandfather said Thursday. New Mexico authorities, however, said they … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound