ISIS cleric has beard shaved and remains in an Iraqi jail despite contrary reports

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January 11, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSUL, Iraq – Reports have been spreading that the main ISIS cleric for Mosul was released from jail.

The Iraqi joint operations has confirmed that Eiz Aldin Taha remains in jail and denies the media reports that he has been released.

Rather, the radical cleric has been photographed in jail with his beard shaven off.

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Although it does not definitively define radicalism, the long beard with no mustache is usually worn by Wahhabis, the adherents to the puritanical and radical interpretation of Sunni Islam.

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