Preacher of al-Nuri mosque urges rebuilding trust between Mosul and Baghdad – Baghdad Video



published: 2017-07-01 19:42:57

Mullah Hamoud Hilali was the preacher at Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque before ISIS.

He was there when Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate three years ago today.

Afterwards, he was stripped of his job and retired.

With the liberation of al-Nuri mosque just days after ISIS blew up the historic site, Hilali warns that ISIS gained a foothold in Mosul because the people had been discriminated against and exploited by Baghdad.

To fully eradicate such extremist groups, he says it is crucial to rebuild trust between the Iraqi government and the people of Mosul.

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  1. Should respect individuals and don't take advantage of others over any ideologies and honors.

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