The Islamic Shari’a, or lawful, position in the regard of deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and his sentencing to death, has been subject to much discussion amongst jihadists who are unaware of whether Hussein is to be considered a martyr or an infidel.  Kuwaiti Sheikh Hamed bin Abdullah al-Ali, whose fatwas and position as a leading member of a younger generation of Salafist scholars lend support to al-Qaeda and similar groups, and followers of jihad, had previously issued a ruling in this regard.

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