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kle rik

  • n  a clergyman or other person in religious orders
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  • Egyptian Muslim Cleric Receives Suspended Prison Sentence for Burning Bible
    CAIRO (AP) — A hard-line Muslim cleric received an 11-year suspended sentence Sunday for tearing up and burning a Bible, Egypt’s official news agency said. Cairo’s Nasr City court sentenced Ahmed Abdullah and his son was given a suspended sentence of eight years over the same incident, the Middle East News Agency reported. The two [...]
    June 18, 2013 - Christian News Network
  • Iran Elects Moderate Cleric Hasan Rouhani President
    Moderate cleric Hasan Rouhani replaces Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has been in power since 2005. David Greene talks to Thomas Erdbrink, a reporter for The New York Times in Tehran, about Iran's newly elected president.
    June 17, 2013 - NPR
  • Moderate cleric wins Iran's presidential vote
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani was declared the winner of Iran's presidential vote on Saturday after gaining support among many reform-minded Iranians looking to claw back a bit of ground after years of crackdowns and now resets the country's political order.
    June 15, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Hamid Karzai in The Associated Press
    If we have such people in the police ranks we will not be able to bring security,Karzai said. "If a police officer does not respect a cleric in his house, how will it be possible for the police to respect people in the society? We don't...
  • Kevin Andrews in Sydney Morning Herald
    There is this pattern of behaviour which is very concerning to the government,acting federal attorney-general Kevin Andrews said. "We have had repeated remarks made by the most senior Islamic cleric in Australia, Sheik Alhilali. We have...
  • Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in SitNews
    In Iran, the powerful imam Ahmad Khatami said the pope "should fall on his knees in front of a senior Muslim cleric."

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