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Muhammad Mackeen Abdul Majid

Muhammad al-Faqih Muqaddam

Muhammed Bello

Najamuddin Ahmed

Najmuddin Kubra

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7 news items

 
Huffington Post
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 00:37:30 -0800

Growing Salafi insurgents have increasingly targeted state-backed Sufi religious leaders that are accused of assisting the government crack down on "true Islam." There is an understanding that the Shiite Iran-Iraq-Syria shield may protect Russia from ...

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:24:10 -0700

In recent weeks, armed groups motivated by their religious views have attacked Sufi religious sites across the country, destroying several mosques and tombs of Sufi religious leaders and scholars. The government's security forces have failed to stop ...
 
The Atlantic
Wed, 15 May 2013 11:10:17 -0700

Russian commandos further radicalized the situation by assassinating one of the moderate Sufi religious leaders, Sheikh Said Afandi, in August 2012. Since 2007, the insurgency movement under Doku Umarov has begun to refer to the region of Chechnya ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Mon, 20 May 2013 13:16:34 -0700

Salafist groups attacked Sufi religious sites across the country, destroying several mosques and tombs of Sufi religious leaders and scholars. In August, in downtown Tripoli, the Sidi Sha'ab Mosque was attacked and destroyed with heavy construction ...

Washington Post

Washington Post
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 17:34:58 -0700

There, imams, militants and police are killed every week, while fundamentalists struggle against traditional Sufi religious leaders. One aspect of the conflict is the corruption and plundering that accompany it, primarily by government forces, Nadira ...

Reuters

Reuters
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 01:04:54 -0700

As the influence of Salafism has grown, insurgents have increasingly targeted state-backed Sufi religious leaders they accuse of assisting the government's crackdown on true Islam. On Tuesday, a woman posing as a pilgrim entered a Sufi Muslim cleric's ...

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Thu, 05 Mar 2009 03:35:04 -0800

Sufi religious leaders enjoy respect and influence among the local population. Now, some experts suggest that Sufis can use their influence over the faithful to help bring peace to their war-ravaged country. Sayed Ishaq Gilani, a prominent Afghan ...
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