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Saudi Arabia: Grand Mufti Denies Inviting Israeli Clerics to Religious Conference - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Abdullah al Sheikh has denied media reports that he has invited a group of Israeli clerics to take part in a religious conference to be held in Riyadh and described the reports as “baseless.”

Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Abdullah al Sheikh who heads the Council of Senior Ulema and the Permanent Committee for Scientific Research and Issuing of Fatwas said that he wished that people would ascertain the truth before issuing reports. He added that in the Quran God says, “O you who believe! If an evil-doer comes to you with news, ascertain the truth, lest you harm a people in ignorance, then be sorry for what you have done [Surat al Hujraat, Verse 6].”

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