Salafists claim ISIS is a Shia’a invention

Fatwa, posted 7.18.2014, from Iraq, in:

Summary: Al-Daq’wa Al-Salafiya, which literally translates to the Salafist Call, and their political arm Al-Nour Salafist Party attacked the militant group rampaging across Iraq known as the Islamic State (ISIS) and accused it of being a Shia’a invention. 

Adel Nasr, head of the Salafist group’s board of directors said that ISIS are but a group that claims all others are infidels and have given themselves the right to shed the blood of muslims. Nasr claimed that after ISIS was successful in Syria in “killing Sunnis and empowering the Bashar regime, it was planted in Iraq to kill Iraqi Sunnis.”