2005 News Story

Saudi Grand Mufti calls murder of Egypt's envoy in Iraq a great sin

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 murder of Egypt's envoy to Iraq, Dr Ihab al-Sharif, as a great sin.

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