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The story: A raid by Kuwaiti security forces on the country’s largest Shiite mosque has sparked controversy in the predominantly Sunni country. Some lawmakers have banded together to castigate the Kuwaiti interior minister for allegedly “exacerbating sectarian tensions.” Meanwhile, Sheikh Mahdi Al-Hazeem—the imam who was assaulted during the raid—has appealed for calm.
The coverage: Abu Dhabi-based Erem News on Apr. 30 published a video of three security officers approaching Hazeem in Kuwait City’s Imam Hussein Mosque. The video shows one of the officers confiscating the clergyman’s phone and then pushing him out through the mosque’s exit...
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