Qaradawi Doesn’t Accept US Fight Against ISIS; Says US Doesn’t Follow “Islamic Values”


Turkish news portal is reporting on Twitter comments by Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi in which is says that he does not accept the US effort to fight the group known as ISIS. According to the report:

Youssef Qaradawi
Youssef Qaradawi

September 14, 2014 World Bulletin/News Desk The chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars has spoken out against the U.S.-led coalition of nearly 40 countries against the ISIL. Academic Yusuf al-Qaradawi commented: ‘I have completely different ideas and methods from IS. On the other hand, I do not accept the United States action to fight against them because the US follows its own interests, not Islamic values.’ The comments were written in Arabic on Sunday on al-Qaradawi’s Twitter account.  A group of nations, including 10 Arab states, have agreed to form a coalition to tackle IS in Iraq and Syria.

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