TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun, in a meeting with Fars News Agency Chief Seyed Nezamoddin Moussavi in Damascus, said that his house in Aleppo had been ransacked in a recent attack by armed Salafi and Wahhabi groups.
A group of 50 armed Salafis attacked my house in Aleppo, they broke the doors and stole my properties,” the Syrian grand mufti said in the meeting with FNA managing-director, elaborating on the situation in Syria.
He reiterated that the Wahhabi school of thought is seeking to damage Syria’s reputation; they (Wahhabis and Salafis) have only put on the mask of Islam, but their behavior is similar to that of blasphemers.
The Syria’s grand mufti has been the target of several assassination attempts and abduction since unrests began in Syria in March 2011.
His son, Saria Hassoun, was killed by the terrorists in an ambush in October 2011. He was shot near Ibla University on Idlib-Aleppo highway.
The Grand Mufti believes that the retarded Arab states of the region are seeking to stir sectarian strife in Syria to promote Wahhabism.
FNA Managing-Director Nezamoddin Moussavi visited Damascus last week to inaugurate FNA bureau there. Continue reading