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www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-35213244Jan 2, 2016 ... Saudi Arabia has executed the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the
interior ministry said. He was among 47 people put to death after ...
www.npr.org/.../who-was-the-shiite-sheikh-executed-by-saudi-arabiaJan 4, 2016 ... Saudi Arabia's execution of leading Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr on Saturday
sparked a violent protest at the Saudi Embassy in Iran's capital, ...
https://www.theatlantic.com/.../nimr-al-nimr-saudi-arabia.../422670/Jan 5, 2016 ... The execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has not only precipitated a new diplomatic
crisis between Saudi Arabia and Iran, it also puts Saudi ...
www.independent.co.uk/.../nimr-baqir-al-nimr-saudi-arabian-shia-cleric-who -denounced-the-kingdoms-rulers-and-called-for-a6798061.htmlJan 5, 2016 ... Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, who grew up in poverty in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province,
was by the time of his death a hero among young Shia Muslims, ...
www.independent.co.uk/.../saudi-arabia-executions-son-of-sheikh-nimr-al- nimr-calls-on-david-cameron-to-save-his-cousin-from-a6830161.ht...Jan 23, 2016 ... The son of a senior Shia cleric executed by Saudi Arabia has challenged David
Cameron to speak out about what he called the murder of his ...
https://www.bloomberg.com/.../who-was-the-cleric-saudis-executed-and-why -his-death-mattersJan 3, 2016 ... Saudi Arabia's execution of a leading Shiite cleric has triggered the worst crisis
between the Sunni kingdom and its chief Middle Eastern foe, ...
www.aljazeera.com/.../saudi-announces-execution-47-terrorists- 160102072458873.htmlJan 2, 2016 ... Shia leader Nimr al-Nimr, who led anti-government protests, and al-Qaeda figure
Faris al-Zahrani among those executed.
https://www.theguardian.com/.../sheikh-nimr-al-nimr-shia-cleric-thorn-saudi- regime-sideJan 2, 2016 ... Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, whose execution by Saudi Arabia has sparked
condemnation across the Middle East, rose to international prominence ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../saudiarabia/.../Nimr-al-Nimr-Saudi-Arabias- outspoken-cleric.htmlJan 2, 2016 ... Nimr al-Nimr had been a troublesome figure for the Saudi authorities since rising
to prominence in 2011 as the face of protests in the kingdom's ...
Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, commonly referred to as Sheikh Nimr, was a Shia Sheikh in al-Awamiyah in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province whose arrest and execution created diplomatic tension between Shia and Sunni governments. Wikipedia
Born: June 21, 1959, Al-Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia
Died: January 2, 2016, Saudi Arabia
Spouse: Muna Jabir al-Shariyavi (m. ?–2012)
School: Ja'fari jurisprudence
Siblings: Mohammad al-Nimr