TV channel being used to target Shia, foment hatred of Sunnis.

TV station stirs sectarian tensions

Over the last few weeks a Sunni satellite television station based out of the Gulf has begun attacking Shiites during its broadcasts raising new fears about sectarian tensions.The channel, named ‘Al-Khalijiyah’, has quickly become notorious for its attacks on Shiite Muslims and their religious authorities. In Najaf, the holy Shiite city, local residents say the channel has become a source of provocation.The channel says its main focus is to "spread awareness among Shiites and to show...

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