Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa attends the closing session of the Gulf Coorporation Council (GCC) summit in Manama on December 7, 2016. / AFP / STRINGER
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BEIRUT: Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa condemned Lebanon over a Hezbollah statement made Tuesday.Hezbollah's press office released an official statement blasting Bahraini authorities over a raid that took place in Shiite cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim's hometown in Bahrain.Hezbollah praised Qassim as a "symbol of civil peace" and the "guarantor" of moderate Islam, adding that attacks against him are "unjust" and "unfair".Bahraini authorities stripped Qassim of his citizenship in June 2016 .
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