|Last week, two prominent Shia ayatollahs issued religious decrees (fatwas) regarding the proposed status of forces agreement between the U.S. and Iraq.
On October 21, Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah criticized the security pact, saying 'the Baghdad government has no right to 'legitimize' the presence of foreign troops' and unconditional removal of all US troops.
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