2005 News Story

Mufti condemns London bombings, urges Muslims to reject un-Islamic acts

Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-AsShaikh, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Chairman of the Committee of Senior Ulema [religious scholars] and Chairman of the Department of Scientific Research and Ifta [guidance], today condemned the terrorist bombings in London as un-Islamic.  Sheikh Al-Ashaikh said in a statement that the killing and terrorizing of innocent people and the destruction of property are not condoned by Islam and urged Muslims around the world to reject such vicious acts.

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