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  אלול 2, 5774 , 28/08/14

Sheikh Qaradawi: The Caliphate in Iraq is Invalid

Sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi, who is the head of the Muslim Scholars Association and who serves as spiritual mentor for the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, attacked the Islamic Caliphate State established by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in large parts of Syria and Iraq. In an interview with a Turkish news agency, Qaradawi said that the caliphate is meaningless as it does not meet the requirements as dictated by Islam. 

It should be noted that Sheikh Qaradawi supports Hamas,  operates a jihad against Israel,  and in the past has made rulings permitting suicide bombings in order to kill Israeli citizens.

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