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Monday, August 11, 2014
Lebanon Elects New Grand Mufti
Naharnet reports that in Lebanon yesterday, Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan has been elected as the country's new Grand Mufti. Daryan is currently head of the Sunni Sharia Supreme Court. After his election, Daryan called for moderation and vowed to end the division between the Mufti and the Higher Islamic Council.