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Last updated on August 8th, 2017 at 12:38 pm
A front-page beat-up in Fairfax’s Sydney Sun-Herald:
Controversial Muslim leader Sheik Taj el-Din al Hilaly is planning an assault on three Labor seats in the state election – including that held by Premier Morris Iemma.
Sheik Hilaly is considering running against Mr Iemma in Lakemba, a safe Labor seat and the heart of Sydney’s Islamic community, in the March 24 election.
Followed a few hours later by:
Earlier media reports indicated Sheik Alhilali would stand for Mr Iemma’s Lakemba electorate in Sydney’s south-west.
Sheik Hilaly’s spokesman Keysar Trad said today that the mufti will not stand …
Pity. Those campaign speeches would’ve been spectacular. In other election news, Hillary is running for President.