Salafi


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Sa·la·fi

 (sä′lə-fē)
n. pl. Salafi or Sa·la·fis
An adherent of Salafism; a Salafist.
adj.
Of or relating to Salafism.

[Arabic salafī, of the forebears, of the predecessors, from salaf, forebears, predecessors; see šlp in Semitic roots.]
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Saudi officials have started suspicious moves at the Eastern borders of Yemen near Oman to establish a Salafi region, a Lebanese daily revealed on Monday.
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This view depicts Salafi women as the hapless victims of a fanatical version of Islam.
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Synopsis: The Salafi movement or Salafist movement is an ultra-conservative reform movement within Sunni Islam that references the doctrine known as Salafism.
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AN article in the Birmingham Mail mentioned that "the Abu Bakr Trust adheres to the strict Salafi version of Islam and also runs a mosque and schools in Walsall.
AMMAN, Feb 5 (KUNA) -- A court in Jordan decided on Thursday to acquit Salafi leader Isam Al-Barqawi, better known as Abu Mohammad Al-Maqdesi, after having served a three-month prison sentence on allegations of inciting to rebel against the monarchy.
31 --Prominent Salafi cleric Mohammad Al-Wadei was reportedly released on Tuesday after having been kidnapped on Saturday evening in Sana'a.
30 (Saba) - More than 300 foreign students, out of 400 students studying in the al-Fayoush Salafi Center, have been deported to their countries so far, Lahj governor has said.