We are constantly told that the Islamic State and other jihad groups have nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. So why are these Muslim clerics refusing to pray for those who have been killed while fighting against Islamic jihadists?
AMMAN, Jordan – Jordan’s Religious Affairs Ministry says it has dismissed 15 mosque preachers and is disciplining seven for refusing to pray for the souls of Jordanian troops killed in recent gun battles with Islamic militants.
Eleven members of the security forces were killed Dec. 18 and 20 in the Jordanian province of Karak. A Canadian tourist and two Jordanian civilians were also killed, along with five gunmen. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the initial attack….
Some mosque preachers in Jordan are followers of an ultraconservative stream of Islam that also serves as the ideological foundation of IS.