Thursday, September 14, 2006

Lebanese Shi'a Cleric Bashes Hizbullah

This just in from Abu Kais's Blog, From Beirut to the Beltway. I urge you all to read up on this story:
Ali al-Amin, the Shia mufti for Tyre and Jabal Amel, which covers most of Hizbullah's zone of influence, is making history in Lebanon. He is reclaiming the Shia voice, which he says speaks for the Lebanese project, and not Hizbullah's Iranian project, which puts national interest last.
Abu Kais, himself a Lebanese Shi'a living in the United States, says that this mufti was encouraged by the war to speak his mind.

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