“Ik geef mijn bloed voor Ayatollah Hakim,” het begint al in Irak. Cripes.

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1452: Iraqi Shia Muslim leader Abdul Majid al-Khoei and another cleric are murdered in the central Iraqi town of Najaf. Mr al-Khoei – who returned to Iraq from exile earlier this week – was stabbed to death inside the Imam Ali mosque.