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Professor Gary R. Bunt

Sistani profile

TRT World, Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani’s influence over Iraq

"Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani, one of Iraq’s most influential Shia clerics, isn’t involved in day-to-day governance. But when the 77-year-old comments on politics as the highest religious authority in the country, his words cannot be ignored." I write about Sistani in my book 'Hashtag Islam'.

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