Reuters, or Al-Reuters as Charles of LGF calls it, knows (or thinks it knows) that there isn’t any such thing as Islamic terror — hence the sneer quotes around “Islamic” in the headline.
But Reuters can’t get the “moderate” (yes, I can use sneer quotes too) Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Sudeis to denounce the killing of non-Muslims who do not “live among us.” The Sheikh, you’ll note, only denounces the killing of “Muslims or non-Muslims who live among us” — i.e., dhimmis.
From Al-Reuters, with thanks to Nicolei:
MECCA (Reuters) – A leading Saudi cleric warned Muslims on Thursday against heeding militant calls to wage terror attacks in the name of Islam.
Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Sudeis, the state-appointed preacher at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, told pilgrims in a sermon to mark the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha that scholars must preach moderation to confront this “putrid” phenomenon.
Militants were using “misguided and void” interpretations to justify violence, he said, in comments that came amid a surge in militant attacks in Muslim countries and beyond.
“Because Muslims have strayed from moderation, we are now suffering from this dangerous phenomenon of branding people infidels and inciting Muslims to rise against their leaders to cause instability,” Sudeis said.
“The reason for this is a delinquent and void interpretation of Islam based on ignorance … faith does not mean killing Muslims or non-Muslims who live among us, it does not mean shedding blood, terrorising or sending body parts flying.”