cleric : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a clergyman or other person in religious orders
News & Articles
- 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
- 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."