800 people pack into mosque to listen to shiek who called 9/11 a 'comedy film'

Controversial Muslim cleric who said that the 9/11 attack was a 'comedy show' draws a gender-segregated audience of more than 800 adherents to mosque during his Australian tour Sheik Omar Abdel Kafi presented his last sermon in Lakemba on Friday He spoke about how to be a good Muslim and to be thankful to God  Dr Abdel Kafi had said 9/11 and Charlie Hebdo attacks did not involve Muslims Men and women sat in different areas during his speech in western Sydney 

By Sahar Mourad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 15:19 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 15:34 GMT, 1 March 2019

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An Egyptian sheik who said the 9/11 terrorist attacks were a 'comedy show' has delivered a sermon to a packed out crowd at a mosque in western Sydney.

Sheik Omar Abdel Kafi, 67, spoke to almost 800 people at Masjid As-Sunnah in Lakemba on Friday night during the final stop on his Australian tour.

Men and women were required to sit in separate rooms as they listened intently to what he had to say.

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An Egyptian sheik who said the 9/11 terrorist attacks were a 'comedy show' has delivered a sermon to a packed out crowd at a mosque in western Sydney

An Egyptian sheik who said the 9/11 terrorist attacks were a 'comedy show' has delivered a sermon to a packed out crowd at a mosque in western Sydney

Sheik Omar Abdel Kafi (left), 67, spoke to almost 800 people at Masjid As-Sunnah in Lakemba on Friday night during the final stop on his Australian tour

Sheik Omar Abdel Kafi (left), 67, spoke to almost 800 people at Masjid As-Sunnah in Lakemba on Friday night during the final stop on his Australian tour

Men and women were required to sit in separate rooms as they listened intently to what he had to say

Men and women were required to sit in separate rooms as they listened intently to what he had to say

Due to the vast amount of people in attendance, his lecture was broadcast on televisions at different levels of the building.

Dr Abdel Kafi spoke about Islam and how everyone should be working to become a better Muslim and to always be thankful to God for all the blessings.

He also reiterated stories of the Sultan of Egypt and Syria - Saladin - who is a prominent figure in Islam.

In 2015, Dr Abdel Kafi told supporters that Muslims were not involved in the 9/11 and Charlie Hebdo terror

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