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  9/1/2014, Elul 6, 5774

British Muslim Clerics Release Fatwa Against Islamic State

Several senior British Muslim clerics have added their support to a fatwa (Muslim religious decree) against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist group, ITV News reported on Sunday.

The fatwa calls IS "an oppressive and tyrannical group" and forbids British Muslims from joining.