Iran Targets Iraq Clergy
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iran has targeted an increasingly
powerful Shi'ite clergy in Iraq, a report said.
The Middle East Forum asserted that Iran has been concerned over the
return of a powerful Shi'ite leadership in Iraq. In a report, the forum said
Teheran could either subvert or coopt the Iraqi Shi'ite clergy, led by Grand
Ayatollah Ali Sistani.