Lebanese Violinist Sparked Controversy in Iraq Over Tournament Opening Ceremony

Published: 6/08/2019
Lebanese Violinist Sparked Controversy in Iraq Over Tournament Opening Ceremony
Source: BLOGBALADI.COM

Iraqi VP Nouri al Maliki and religious far-right conservatives were outraged after a Lebanese violinist played a rendition of the Iraqi national anthem prior to the game between Iraq and Lebanon at the Karbala International Stadium, one of two venues for the West Asia Football Federation Championship. The violinist sparked controversy after walking into the … Continue reading "Lebanese Viol

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