Iraq's Grand Sunni Mufti is following in the footsteps of Syria's Grand Sunni Mufti, Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun, who also made public statements when the war in Syria started that discouraged popular Sunni support for extremist groups such as ISIL, Al-Qaeda, and other, less famous ones. In retaliation for his anti-sectarian stance his son was targeted and murdered by the leaders of these terrorist groups in Syria.
Video Title: Grand Sunni Mufti in Iraq: ISIS Must be Stopped (English Subs). Source: MMEMonitorMideast. Date Published: June 14, 2014. Description:
A Sunni Grand Mufti in Iraq, Sheikh Mahdi al-Sumaidaie has called upon the Sunnis in Iraq to unite and to stop the 'bloodshed' by ISIS. Furthermore, he called ISIS a 'foreign project' commenced by the United States.