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Egyptian protesters chant anti-ruling military council slogans during a rally demanding the release of fellow activists, detained during the army operation that dispersed a protest in front of the Ministry of Defense, in Cairo, Egypt Sunday, May 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) Egyptian protesters chant anti-ruling military council slogans during a rally demanding the release of fellow activists, detained during the army operation that dispersed a protest in front of the Ministry of Defense, in Cairo, Egypt Sunday, May 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)  

Saudi cleric blames Middle East unrest on sin

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s top religious official has blamed Muslim sinfulness for instability in the Middle East, where pro-democracy unrest has toppled four heads of state.

“The schism, instability, the malfunctioning of security and the breakdown of unity that Islamic countries are facing these days is a result of the sins of the public and their transgressions,” Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh was quoted as saying by al-Watan newspaper.

Full story: Sin has led to Middle East unrest: Saudi cleric | Reuters