Bahrain: Iraqi Scholars President Not Welcome in Town

Bahraini blogger emoodz is enraged that Iraqi Muslim Scholars Authority President Harith AlDhahiri was in Bahrain to attend a conference. “An arrest warrant was issued last year for this man for accusations of inciting secretarial violence and supporting terrorism. Not once have he condemned the attacks of AlQaeda on Iraqi civilians; he boycotted the Iraqi elections and ordered others to do so,” he notes.

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