Son of Syria's Assad-appointed Mufti assassinated

By REUTERS
October 3, 2011 01:29

Syrian authorities said that the son of Syria's Mufti, who is appointed by Assad, was assassinated on Sunday.

It was the first attack against the state-backed Sunni clergy who have been a base of support for Syrian President Bashar Assads ruling Alawite elite for decades.


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