Assad’s Destruction of the Tomb of Shaykh Adib Hassoun

A few days ago Assad’s air force bombarded the Usama Ibn Zayd Mosque, damaging it badly and destroying the tomb of Shaykh Muhammad Adib Hassoun, the great scholar of Aleppo and late father of Mufti Ahmad Hassoun. If there are doubts about this regime having murdered his son Sariya and abducted his brother Shaykh Mahmoud, there are no doubts about what it did to his late father’s tomb and mosque.

The footage was shot by activists and students of the late Shaykh, they say:

This is the gift of the Assad regime to you, oh Mufti of the Syrian Arab Republic. Look, this is their gift to your father, may Allah have mercy upon him, there is no strength nor power except with Allah, the Most High and Most Great. Fatiha upon the soul of the late Shaykh Adib. …

This is the grave of of my master, my liege lord, my Shaykh the knower of Allah, Muhammad Adib Hassoun. His grave was bombarded in the Usama Ibn Zayd Mosque. May Allah have mercy upon you my master, may Allah have mercy upon you. May Allah grant you all the best my master, may Allah grant you all the best.

This is the Usama Ibn Zayd Mosque. … We used to sit and attend the lessons of Shaykh Muhammad Adnan Ghashim, between Maghrib and Isha, on Fath al-Bari (Ibn Hajar’s famous commentary upon Sahih Bukhari); and the lessons of our master Shaykh Muhammad Adib Hassoun after the Fajr prayer. …

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