Iraqi cleric: Netanyahu puppet master of ISIS

In a recent TV interview translated by MEMRI, Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad Al-Kubeisi said that ISIS was an asset in the hands of Netanyahu.

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June 21, 2016 11:35

Iraqi Cleric Al-Kubeisi: ISIS Controlled by Netanyahu

Iraqi Cleric Al-Kubeisi: ISIS Controlled by Netanyahu

 
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A prominent Iraqi cleric has accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of being the driving force behind the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group.

In a recent TV interview translated by MEMRI, Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad Al-Kubeisi said that ISIS was an asset in the hands of Netanyahu, who "holds the remote control" and "gives orders to all the rulers of America, Europe, and elsewhere."

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He also said that the Jews are the masters of the land today and that none of the ISIS fighters "are even circumcised."

Al-Kubeisi further said that his fatwa ruling that people killed fighting ISIS were martyrs did not apply to the mostly-Shi'ite militia Popular Mobilization Units, because they "are killing Muslims just because they are Sunnis," and compared them to Jews.

Asked about ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, he said that he was "so stupid that when he was detained in Camp Bucca... they used him as a scarecrow and then chucked him into the garbage."

The interview aired on the Iraqi Sumaria TV channel on June 11, 2016.

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