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December 25, 2014 1:28 pm

Iraq Sunni Mufti: Iran is Massacring Civilians in Iraq (VIDEO)

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The Twitter page of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, photographed sitting next to Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. Photo: Screenshot / Twitter.

The Twitter page of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, photographed sitting next to Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal. Photo: Screenshot / Twitter.

In a recent explosive TV interview, Iraq’s Grand Mufti Rafi Al-Rifa’i, the highest Sunni authority in the country, accused the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the Iraqi Government, and Iraqi Shiite Militias of mass genocidal killings and rape of Sunni men and women.

The Sunni Mufti Al-Rifa’i posed the unanswerable question, “Why should we fight ISIS?  So the Iranian IRGC can take over?  The same Iranian IRGC that is running operations in Iraq.” Al-Rifa’i  is the religious leader of roughly eight million Sunni Muslims who live in the western parts of Iraq.

The IRGC is the key Iranian governmental army. Unlike the regular Iranian Army. which is tasked with the regular military duties such as defending Iran’s borders, the IRGC conducts special forces, military intelligence, and overseas military/intelligence operations. The IRGC is officially recognized as a direct component of the Iranian military under Article 150 of the Iranian Constitution. Therefore, its actions and possible war-crimes are the direct actions and direct responsibility of the Iranian Government itself.

In a tragic retelling, Al-Rifa’i described that when the Iraqi Sunni town of Jurf al-Sakhar was “liberated,” many of the men were executed in mass numbers. To top things off, the women and children were not allowed to return to their homes and were left “without a roof over their heads.” He added, “Orchards were bulldozed, and houses and (Sunni) mosques were burned down.” He claimed it was part of a genocidal campaign against Sunnis.

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Watch a video of Al-Rifa’i’s claims below:

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  • undertaker

    Michael Adams!!!!!!!
    say your real name : علی

  • Muslims killing each other can’t be all bad.

  • MKhattib

    Iran itself is the biggest exporter and patron of terror. Iran’s long support of Hamas and Hezbollah has led to historic conflicts in Gaza and Lebanon. Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria directly led to the creation of ISIS and Iran’s manipulation of Maliki in Iraq destroyed hopes for a coalition government and drove Sunni tribes into the ISIS camp. Iran has laid a giant swath of chaos and violence stretching from Egypt to Gaza to Syria to Iraq and Yemen. Iran is at the heart of this sectarian violence because of its aim to create a Shia sphere of influence and destabilize Sunni nations.

  • Michael Adams

    Why should we believe the rants of a Sunni leader who supports the ISIS? Jurf al-Sakhar was “liberated,” from the Sunni savage ISIS forces that have no regards for the sanctity of life. They behead people and take their women as sex slaves

  • Michael Adams

    Why should we believe the rants of a Sunni leader who supports the ISIS? Jurf al-Sakhar was “liberated,” from the Sunni savage ISIS forces that have no regards for the sanctity of live. They behead people and take their women as sex slaves

  • steven L

    Then fight back!

  • charlie johnson

    I remember back when the people of Iraq had an opportunity to create a constitution and elect leaders of their own choosing.Somewhere along this route they failed to get a government that represented all the people and a constitution that permitted equal justice for all.Maybe the people do not understand how these things work? Maybe they prefer to be dictated to by an iron fist ? I think the human tends to cling to small tribes and prefers local government by a man they can keep an eye on.There are those educated folks who tell us that religion has killed most humans on the planet though out written history. As an uneducated observer I would conclude that governments are the culprit.

    • Alan

      Iraqi sunni arabs are hot heads. They can’t accept that saddam is gone and never will be back again.

      So instead of working together with the government they started to hide bombs in cars and mosques and killed 200000 Iraqi mostly shia and kurds since 2003.

      Isis is their last try, many Iraqis are tired of these terror attacks and have decided to deport sunni arabs from each town that gets liberated from ISIS.

      Jalawla was an example.

    • Lynne T

      Somehow or another the Kurds have done well since Saddam’s overthrow, building a nation in Iraqi Kurdistan because they have the will to move forward.

      The rest of the region is fraught with all sorts of ethnic and sectarian hatreds within Islam, with the only unifier being hatred of Jews.

  • Don’t interfere ! Let them all bleed each other !

  • With testimony from credible sources it hardly seems to make much difference; the West, and in this particular instance, the United States prefers not to notice with whom it is making strategic alliances.

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