You have commented 280 times on Rantburg.

Your Name
Your e-mail (optional)
Website (optional)
My Original Nic        Pic-a-Nic        Sorry. Comments have been closed on this article.
Bold Italic Underline Strike Bullet Blockquote Small Big Link Squish Foto Photo
Africa North
Algerian imam escapes assassination
[Magharebia] An Algerian imam who publicly denounced extremism escaped an assassination attempt on Sunday (December 30th), Tout sur l'Algerie reported. An unknown assailant reportedly stabbed the imam of the mosque in Mellakou, southwest of Tiaret.

In his Friday sermon, the victim reportedly condemned "salafist obscurantists". Sources said he later received a threatening phone call.

The imam is recovering in a Tiaret hospital.
Posted by:Fred