Sheikh Tayeb of Al-Azhar University condemns ISIS 'barbarity'

Fatwa, posted 12.12.2014, from Cairo, Egypt
Sheikh Tayeb of Al-Azhar University condemned ISIS’s brutality and claimed that they were trying to export a false version of Islam, stating that they were corrupting the image of Arabs and Muslims. Sheikh Tayeb said that while the theory of a plot by Israel to remain the hegemony in the region was not out of the realms of possibility, Muslims still had a responsibility to combat extremism.