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Saudi Cleric Fatwa
Shiites labeled "infidels."

Prominant Wahabbist Cleric, Sheikh Abdel-Rahman al-Barrak, issued an edict labeling those of the Shia sect as
the worst of the Islamic nation’s sects. They bear all the characteristics of infidels.


The theory of Iraq being a microcosm for rising regional sectarian friction seems to be edging closer to reality. Iraq, instability in Lebanon as Iranian backed Hizbollah leads a front to topple the sunni/christian majority government and increasing violence between Hamas and Fatah in the Palestinian terrotories seem to be leading to increased heated rhetoric from the sunni states as concern for Irans play for regional power grows.