In a TV
appearance, Sheikh Adel al-Kilbani, former Imam of the Grand Mosque in Mecca,
is asked to comment about some of his statements about Daesh. Explaining how it
is a result of Islamic revivalism, he adds that Daesh follows the same Salafist
approach that is adopted in Saudi Arabia, and that there are only some
differences regarding how to punish those who contravene the Shari’a.
Saudi cleric Sheikh Adel al-Kilbani is a senior cleric of very high authority
in Saudi Arabia. al-Kilbani proudly declare on MBC-TV in Dubai on January 22,
2016, that ISIS (Daesh) have the same core beliefs as he and his fellow
Muslims. He does not agree to the (insulting) argument, common in Western
media, that some “foreign intelligence” has created the Islamic State. He
concludes that foreign intelligence services doesn’t create anything, they
merely utilizes what is already there. ISIS follow the religion of Salafism,
the cleric assures with pride, which originates in Sunni Islam from Saudi
al-Kilbani wants to stress that no other Islamic group is capable of such
superior doctrines; not the Muslim Brotherhood, not Qutbism, not Sufism, and
not Ash’ari. Everyone else only draw their “inspiration” from “our books” – the
Saudi Salafi books and principles.
assures that ISIS is the result of Islamic revivalism, not of any foreign
interventions in either Syria, Iraq, Libya or Tunisia.
This is one
of the absolute top clerics of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, which provides the
authentic interpretation and laws of Islam. They correct other interpretations
to lead Muslims to the right version of Islam and distributes these
interpretations worldwide. Very famous. His word is law in Saudi Arabia and he
represents the highest authority. Convert his title into a U.S. equivalent and
al-Kalbani would represent the equivalent of a Supreme Court Chief Justice.
actually tried to explain this admiration for ISIS amongst Muslims, people
would simply not believe it. They also would not believe that any Muslim
authority would come with statements in support of ISIS, but here it is, right
Sheikh Adel al-Kilbani lectures in India and
visits Islamic exhibits
Sheikh Adel al-Kilbani visits and lectures in