Lebanon’s grand mufti requires protesters’ calls for to be met


FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators maintain flares and Lebanese flags as they protest outdoors the home of former Lebanese prime minister Fouad Siniora in Beirut, Lebanon November 7, 2019. Information/Mohamed Azakir

BEIRUT (Information) – Lebanon’s grand mufti, the highest cleric for Sunni Muslims, referred to as on Saturday for these in energy to fulfill protesters’ calls for of ending corruption and sectarianism.

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian additionally stated the time had come for the immediate formation of a nationwide emergency authorities of consultants, in a televised tackle on the event of Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.

The nation is in political turmoil after a wave of protests that prompted the resignation of Saad al-Hariri as prime minister final week.

Reporting by Nadine Awadalla; Modifying by Frances Kerry