Harith Al-Dhari


Age: 74

Summary: Iraqi Sunni Arab cleric and chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars considered as one of the most prominent Sunni imams who opposed both the U.S. occupation of Iraq in 2003 and the current government, especially under former prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: 1941

Died: March 12, 2015

Istanbul, Turkey