However, there are a few situations in which a cleric
is more likely to be classified as self-employed rather than as an employee for federal income tax purposes.
faces 11 charges in the US where he is accused of playing a key role in Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terror network.
Grand Ayatollah Ali Husseini al-Sistani, aged 73, the nation's top Shiite cleric
, crossed into southern Iraq from Kuwait in a caravan of sport utility vehicles accompanied by Iraqi police and national guardsmen.
Explosions shook Najaf during the stand-off with top Shiite clerics
and insurgents inside the Imam Ali Shrine.
So-called moderate cleric
Ayatollah Sistani denounced the Americans and voiced his support for Muqtada's cause, though he called for peace.
In one of them the cleric
is heard saying: "How wonderful it is to kill the Kuffar (unbeliever).
In contrast to Jeanne de Boubais' veneration of the host, the cleric
on the inner panel is portrayed in prayer before the Virgin, a focus for spirituality that we now know was especially fitting for male supplicants.
This weakens the popularity of IS because we look at Islam as a religion of mercy and tolerance," said Abu Sayaf, a Jordanian cleric
who spent almost 10 years in Jordanian prisons for militant activity.
A Saudi court recently sentenced the Shiite cleric
to death but the final ruling has been postponed.
THE Muslim cleric
whose offer of a skullcap was turned down by Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in 2011 has said that the BJP PM nominee shouldn't be supported because he had insulted humanity.
01 ( ANI ): A Pakistani court has adjourned the hearing of the bail plea filed by former president retired General Pervez Musharraf to November 4 in the case related to the killing of cleric
Ghazi Abdul Rasheed.
KARBALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Senior Shiite cleric
Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Taqi al-Mudaressi's hawzah (seminary) came under a stun bomb attack on Monday but left no casualties, a source close to the cleric
in Karbala said.
Manama France's decision to bar influential Muslim cleric
Yousuf Al Qaradawi is "surprising" according to the International Union of Muslim Scholars, headed by the cleric
Summary: A Shiite cleric
called Thursday upon Sunnis and Shiites who are interested in the unity of both sects to "raise their voices," in order to silence those inciting divisions.
The resolution read that this house strongly condemns American cleric
act of blasphemy by desecrating the Holy Quran in Florida.