The Kurdish Union of Islamic Scholars has officially declared a fatwa against playing the hugely popular video game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
Officially, the group is responsible for issuing fatwas – which are rulings by Islamic authorities – in Iraqi Kurdistan. However, other imams have come out against the ban.
BBC Monitoring looks at the controversy surrounding the game in the region.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa