PBS News Hour: Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi decries Islamic State as anti-Islamic

Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, a prominent Syrian Sunni Islamic scholar and vocal critic of the Islamic State, led prayers at the funeral of American beheading victim Peter Kassig. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner interviews al-Yaqoubi, exiled from his country, about atrocities committed by the Islamic State, why the militant group is able to gain followers and the fight against the Assad regime.

Shaykh Muhammad was forced into exile from Syria following the start of the uprising for speaking out against the Assad regime.

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