Hezbollah leader says groups like ISIS offend Prophet more than cartoons

The Daily Star reports: Extremist religious groups following a “takfiri” ideology have offended the Prophet Mohammad more than the Western cartoons mocking him, Hezbollah chief Hasan Nasrallah said Friday.

“The behavior of the takfiri groups that claim to follow Islam have distorted Islam, the Quran and the Muslim nation more than Islam’s enemies … who insulted the prophet in films… or drew cartoons of the prophet,” Nasrallah said in a televised speech in an event marking the prophet’s birthday.

The remarks came two days after an Islamist attack on a French satirical magazine that had printed cartoons mocking the prophet. [Continue reading…]

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