Sunday, October 24, 2010

Blair's sister-in-law, Lauren Booth, converts to Islam

Stranded: Lauren Booth when she arrived in Gaza on August 23
(Ma'an) -- The sister-in-law of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has converted to Islam after having a "holy experience" in Iran, British media reported on Sunday.

Broadcaster and journalist Lauren Booth, 43, and Cherie Blair's half sister, said she decided to become a Muslim six weeks ago after visiting a shrine of Fatima Al-Masumeh in the city of Qom, British weekly newspaper The Mail on Sunday reported.
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  1. So is she converting to Shia Islam? More importantly can she persuade sister Cherie to adopt the burqa, or even go into purdah?

  2. Yes, Jemmy..She had just visited an Iranian shrine..I'm just assuming though..