Salafi movement


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Noun1.Salafi movement - a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the world
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
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com/article/us-germany-security-idUSKBN13O2LJ) Reuters that he estimates there are about 40,000 Islamists in Germany, about 9,200 of them followers of the ultra-conservative Salafi movement.
Synopsis: The Salafi movement or Salafist movement is an ultra-conservative reform movement within Sunni Islam that references the doctrine known as Salafism.
It seems that for some segments of the salafi movement in Germany, especially the youngsters, militant jihad has become more attractive than peaceful dawa (preaching) activities.
We do not want confrontation with Hamas," but "we will not hesitate to fight the infidels or anyone who stands in the way of our fighters," said another Gaza Salafist, Abu Sayyaf, who is a military commander of a Salafi movement in the coastal enclave.
A new video released Monday by the "Islamic State"-affiliated militant group "Sinai Province", showing a militant advising other Islamist entities in Egypt, namely the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafi movement, to abandon "peaceful means" of applying of Islamic Sharia and to take up arms.
The neo-Salafi variety is more home-grown and adaptable to the local political environment although the idea to create Daulah Islamiyah is the basic foundation of the Salafi movement.
The Salafi movement said in a statement it issued a short time after the attack that the security agencies should not rest until the culprits are identified and brought to justice.
Last month, Russian media quoted experts as saying that the Salafi movement is making considerable headway in Jordan, whose adherents are increasingly crossing the border with Syria to carry out jihad.
But Mr Buhamood, who belongs to a Salafi movement, reassured constituents that he would work in their best interests regardless of faith or sect.
Up to 2,000 Jordanians are fighting in rebel ranks in Syria and Iraq, most of them with extremist factions, and several hundred have been killed, according to Hassan Abu Haniyeh, an expert on Islamic movements, and Marwan Shehadeh, a scholar who was once part of the ultraconservative Salafi movement.
But a regional television station reported that Bilal Bosnic, unofficial leader of the ultra-conservative Salafi movement in Bosnia, had been arrested at his family home in the western town of Buzim.
Salafi movement in Tajikistan has been prohibited by the Supreme Court in January 2009.