Place of Birth: Lebanon;
Bassam Al-Tarras is a Sunni scholar, who is sentenced to life in prison and hard labour after finding him guilty of being affiliated with the Islamic State terrorist group.
Al-Tarras is the former mufti of the Rashya neighbourhood in Al-Beqaa District, and he was sentenced in absentia over his alleged ties to the Islamic State, involvement in its operations and for encouraging others to join the terrorist group.
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