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Iraqi Sunni mosques attacked in apparent retaliation for Saudi execution of cleric

At least two Sunni Muslim mosques have been attacked in Iraq and two people killed in apparent retaliation for the execution of a senior Shi`ite cleric in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, officials and police said on Monday.

Jan 05, 2016, 11:47 AM IST

Shi'ite Muslim cleric beheading row: Saudi Arabia-Iran crisis deepens as Bahrain, Sudan, UAE cut ties

"Bahrain decided to break off diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and calls upon all members of the mission to leave the kingdom within 48 hours," BNA said.

Jan 04, 2016, 18:29 PM IST

Bahrain revokes citizenship of top Shi`ite cleric

Ayatollah Hussein al-Najati now could be considered stateless.

Sep 20, 2010, 16:17 PM IST