Sheikh Dr Ahmed Kubaisi
Source of Influence: Preachers & Spiritual Guides
School of Thought: Sunni
Status: Featured in current year
Kubaisi is a very popular Sunni cleric and preacher in Iraq. He advocates the end of foreign occupation in Iraq and the institution of an Islamic state. To this end, he is a spokesperson of the Sunni Ulema Council, an important association of Sunni Muslim scholars in Iraq. Kubaisi leads prayers that are televised worldwide from the state mosque of Abu Dhabi.