Bahrain opposition group says police search home of country's leading Shiite cleric

November 25, 2014 10:45 AM

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Bahrain opposition group says police search home of country's leading Shiite cleric

In this photo taken Nov. 21, 2014, Sheik Isa Qassim, Bahrain's top Shiite Muslim cleric, speaks during midday prayers Friday, in the village of Diraz, Bahrain. Bahrain’s leading Shiite opposition group says security forces have raided the home of the country’s most prominent Shiite cleric. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali) (The Associated Press)

MANAMA, Bahrain – Bahrain's leading Shiite opposition group says security forces have raided the home of the country's most prominent Shiite cleric in a move that could exacerbate sectarian tensions in the island nation.

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