Fatwas Heighten Sectarian Tensions in Syria Conflic

English: President Bashar al-Assad, Aleppo, Ab...

President Bashar al-Assad, Aleppo, Abbarah square (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Saudi Arabian religious scholars are leading an increasingly vocal chorus of Islamic preachers who are urging Muslims and Arabs to support Syrian rebels against what they say are atrocities at the hands of Iran-backed Shiite forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

 

By Emad Mekay (), Sunday, June 16, 2013

 

©Inter Press Service

 

 

 

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