Israeli Islamic Movement Leader Convicted of Inciting to Violence

Court decides 2007 speech Sheikh Ra'ad Salah gave in wake of violent protests over Temple Mount excavation was incitement to violence, acquits on other charges.

Sheikh Ra'ad Salah, the leader of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, was convicted Thursday morning in the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court of incitement to violence for a 2007 sermon he gave in the city.