Video of Lebanese TV host and Islamic scholar goes viral

(AGI) Beirut, Mar 9 - A video of a Lebanese TV presenter,cutting short an interview with a London-based Islamic scholar,has gone viral. Invited to discuss the recruitment ofChristians in the Middle East by Islamic State (IS), SheikhHani Al-Sebai went off at a tangent. When interrupted by thepresenter, Rima Karaki, he told her not to cut him off and to"shut up" so that he could talk. He also said it was "beneathhim to be interviewed by you. You are a woman." Ms Karaki toldhim that either there was mutual respect, or the conversation

(AGI) Beirut, Mar 9 - A video of a Lebanese TV presenter,cutting short an interview with a London-based Islamic scholar,has gone viral. Invited to discuss the recruitment ofChristians in the Middle East by Islamic State (IS), SheikhHani Al-Sebai went off at a tangent. When interrupted by thepresenter, Rima Karaki, he told her not to cut him off and to"shut up" so that he could talk. He also said it was "beneathhim to be interviewed by you. You are a woman." Ms Karaki toldhim that either there was mutual respect, or the conversationwas over. The link to Al-Sebai was then cut. Since then, thevideo clip has had 2.3 million viewers on YouTube. (AGI).