Lebanon's Grand Mufti Criticizes Israel Over Strike in Syria

Israel recently attacked a military target amid rising concern over Syrian chemical weapons


BEIRUT: Grand Mufti Mohammad Rashid Qabbani slammed Friday a recent Israeli airstrike on a military target in Syria, a statement by Dar al-Fatwa said.

"Israel has repeatedly violated our Arab land in Palestine and now it has taken advantage of the tragic situation of the Syrian people to launch a treacherous aggression against another Arab country," the mufti said.