The imam of Kabaa (Makkah’s Grand Mosque) hinted at Saudi Peace Deal with Israel in the sermon delivered on Friday is now causing severe outrage in the Muslim world.
After the friendship deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Israel last month, many have been speculating that Saudi Arabia will also sign a friendship deal with Israel.
The London-based media outlet, The New Arab has reported this weekend that Abdul Rahman al Sudais promoted ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia and hinted at a Saudi peace deal with Israel by teaching cooperation and tolerance between non-Muslims and Muslims in his Friday sermon.
In his sermon given on Friday, he cited the incident in which Prophet Muhammad PBUH maintained friendly relationships with Jews.
Egyptian Islamic scholar, Mohammed al-Sagheer condemned the sermon of Imam of Kaaba by saying that Sheikh Sudais is making a way so that Saudi Arabia can sign a deal with Israel and also said that it is treason to preach such things.
Here is the full Khutbah:
A number of users on Social Media were also furious after listening to the sermon, saying this would lead to making Saudi Arabia’s recognization of Israel as Palestine continues to disappear.