Bahrain strips top Shiite cleric of citizenship, sparking outrage

Bahrain strips top Shiite cleric of citizenship, sparking outrage

Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of the spiritual leader of the kingdom’s Shi’ite Muslim majority, state news agency reported on Monday, prompting protests outside his home and a sharp rebuke from an Iranian paramilitary chief. The move against Ayatollah Isa Qassim comes less than a week after a court ordered Bahrain’s main opposition al-Wefaq group […]