Sheikh Saleh Al-Maghamsi said he had been referring to music, not singing, prompting many on social media to be angered
His Filipino police escorts killed the lone assailant, while two other suspects who were seen with the gunman were arrested
The statement also called for Syrian opposition fighters to ‘unify their front’
Sheikh Bandar al-Khaibari’s argument triggered a wave of controversy on social media
The fatwa provoked swift responses from Twitter users who ridiculed the cleric, Saleh al-Munajjid
The scholars said any Muslim who thinks jihad – or striving in the path of God – means joining a terrorist group 'is ignorant and has gone astray'
The imam of Makkah’s Grand Mosque, Sheikh Abdul-Rahman al-Sudais, decried ‘mass massacres against humanity’ in Gaza, Syria and Iraq
Mohammad al-Arifi, who is banned in Switzerland for his extremist views, spoke at the mosque that three jihadist teens had attended
Saudis are rejecting terrorism; and our extremist clerics are quite rational and receptive to the marketing of religion
The 2013 Fatwa by Saudi cleric al-Barrak proclaims football as an abomination that causes people to waste their time
Abdullah al-Mutlaq warned that “the devil would be present when women talk to men” and urged women not to talk to males
A recording of a preacher dating a young girl and engaging in an obscene conversation with her spread in the media recently.
The edict by a Saudi cleric against open buffets sparked controversy on Twitter
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