Latest in Tag: Shiite Highlight

Latest in Tag: Shiite


Top Saudi court upholds death sentence for Shiite cleric

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has confirmed the death sentence for the popular Shiite leader Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr on “sedition” charges. The sheikh’s life now depends on the possibility of a royal pardon by King Salman. Nimr’s family and lawyers said Sunday that the court rejected the appeal filed by Nimr, who is known as a …

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