....Finally the Moooslims are outraged?

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  1. Stew Nod

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    One of their own gets in...now they're mad mad..speaks volumes about their feeling for us :facepalm:

    Clerics denounce burning alive of pilot as un-Islamic
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    By Sami Aboudi and Suleiman Al-KhalidiFebruary 4, 2015 10:04 AM

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    DUBAI/AMMAN (Reuters) - Muslim clerics widely denounced Islamist militants in Syria over the burning to death of a Jordanian pilot, saying such a form of killing was considered an abomination under Islam, no matter the justification.

    Islamic State militants released a video on Tuesday appearing to show captured pilot Mouath al-Kasaesbeh being burnt alive in a cage. Jordan, which has participated in a U.S.-led military campaign to bomb Islamic State positions, responded overnight by executing two al Qaeda convicts on death row.

    Egypt's top Muslim authority, the 1,000 year old Al-Azhar university revered by Sunni Muslims around the world, issued a statement expressing "deep anger over the lowly terrorist act" by what it called a "Satanic, terrorist" group.

    The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Ahmed al-Tayeb, said the killers themselves deserved to be "killed, crucified or to have their limbs amputated."

    In Qatar, the International Association of Muslim Scholars, headed by prominent cleric Youssef al-Qaradawi and linked to the Muslim Brotherhood that has influence across the region, called the burning of Kasaesbeh a criminal act.

    "The Association asserts that this extremist organisation does not represent Islam in any way and its actions always harm Islam," it said.

    The Islamic State posted a religious edict on Twitter, which ruled that it is permissible in Islam to burn an infidel to death.

    However, senior clerics across the Islamic world argued that inflicting death by fire was always banned under Islam.

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    "The Prophet, peace be upon him, advised against burning people with fire," Sheikh Hussein bin Shu'ayb, head of the religious affairs department in southern Yemen, told Reuters in Aden.

    Saudi cleric Salman al-Odah wrote on his Twitter account: "Burning is an abominable crime rejected by Islamic law regardless of its causes."

    "It is rejected whether it falls on an individual or a group or a people. Only God tortures by fire," he added.

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    Even clerics sympathetic to the jihadist cause said the act of burning a man alive and filming the killing would damage Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot which controls wide territory in Syria and Iraq, and is also known as ISIL or ISIS.

    "This weakens the popularity of Islamic State because we look at Islam as a religion of mercy and tolerance. Even in the heat of battle, a prisoner of war is given good treatment," said Abu Sayaf, a Jordanian Salafist cleric also known as Mohamed al-Shalabi who spent almost ten years in Jordanian prisons for militant activity including a plot to attack U.S. troops.

    "Even if the Islamic State says Mouath had bombed, and burnt and killed us and we punished him in the way he did to us, we say, OK but why film the video in this shocking way?" he told Reuters. "This method has turned society against them."

    SITE, a U.S.-based monitoring service, quoted Abdullah bin Muhammad al-Muhaysini, whom it described as a Saudi jihadi, as saying on Twitter it would have been better if Kasaesbeh's captors had swapped him for "Muslim captives". His killing would make ordinary people sympathetic to Kasaesbeh, he said.

    Still, some admirers of Islamic State cheered the killing. In a Twitter message, a user called Suhaib said: "To any pilot participating in the crusader coalition against the holy warriors - know that your plane might fall in the next mission. Sleep well!"

    Still, people across the Middle East mainly expressed disgust.

    "This a criminal, barbaric act which has no place in Islam or humanity. Islam bears no responsibility for them and their claim to be an Islamic State is ridiculous," said Nawaf al-Dweik, 43, an engineer from Ramallah in the West Bank.

    "There should be a joint Arab force to go in and destroy these killers and be rid of them once and for all," he added.

    "I have never heard of any group that claims to be Muslim and commits such atrocities," said Shadi Abdel-Wahhab, a 22-year-old university student in Sanaa, Yemen's capital.

    The killing was widely denounced in the Arab press. The pan-Arab al-Hayat newspaper published the report on its front page under the headline "Barbarity".

    Saudi Arabia's Arabic daily al-Riyadh newspaper wrote that the Islamic state had "deepened its savagery and its bloody approach" by burning Kasaesbeh.

    (Reporting by Sami Aboudi in Dubai, Suleiman Al-Khalidi in Amman, Michael Georgy and Omar Fahmy in Cairo, Sylvia Westall in Beirut, Noah Browning in Ramallah, Amena Bakr in Qatar, Mohammed Mokhashaf in Aden, Mohammed Ghobari in Sanaa and Farishta Saeed in Bahrain; Writing by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Peter Graff)
     
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    We wanted them to be all abuzz

    We knew!
     
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    Damn, all those bolds and font increases make me dizzy :tzone:
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    yeah the bolding and fonting was way too much imo
     
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    :rickshaw:
     
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    I assume most here have severe ADD
     
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    Not reading. :bigcry:
     
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    like the apeshit muslims are gonna listen to the holy roller muslims :facepalm:
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    i started to read, but then the bolding and fonting totally killed it for me
     
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    :bigcry: I am too hungover to care.
     
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    Lol Stew Nod. Lol Loolz. :taffer:
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    did you have a hot date last night?
     
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    see? told ya
     
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    How are gonna know what we think about it, if you dont interpret?
     
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    I just read all the bold and fonts like cliff notes.
     
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    Thinking outside the box :up:
     
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    Got one tomorrow.
     
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    Osmosis of the liver.
     
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    So basically what I got is a Grand Cleric Authority thats disgusted about a jihadist cause and wrote about it in an Jordanian engineering newspaper.
     
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    nextlevel You're so amazing

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    height weight?