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The motivations and messages of today’s ISIS attack on the Iranian capital are political and religious, an expert says. The assault on the national parliament building and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini took the lives of 12 people and injured at least 42 others, and closely follows Saturday’s attack in London. It is also the most recent of a series perpetrated during Ramadan.
Canadian Muslims are speaking out after the shootings in Ottawa that left the world reeling.
“We must reiterate that nothing can justify such atrocious actions and our message to anyone who espouses, endorses, or in any way supports ideologies of violence is that your actions are based on gross perversions of the Islamic faith,” said Ihsaan Gardee, executive director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims in a news release on Wednesday.