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Senussi

(sɛˈnuːsɪ) or

Senusi

n, pl -sis
(Islam) a member of a zealous and aggressive Muslim sect of North Africa and Arabia, founded in 1837 by Sidi Mohammed ibn Ali al Senussi (?1787–1859)
Seˈnussian, Seˈnusian adj
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Out of these religious revivalists and saviors within the last centuries we need to mention Seyed Jamaleddin Asadabadi, Imam Hassan Labna, Alamae Eghbal Lahuri, Sheikh Mohammad Abde, Abdolghader Jazayeri, Sheikh Shamel Daghestani, Mohammad Senusi, Saeid Norsi, Ayatollah Kashani, Sheikh Ezeddin Ghasam, Seyed Esmaeil Balkhi, Abu Lala Modudi, Imam Musa Sadr, Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Bagher Hakim, Imam Khomeinin (RA), Atatollah-ozma Khamenei and a number of other elites whose thoughts and objectives shall be followed by next generations.
The main Cyrenaican tribe was the Senusi and their leader Idris was crowned King of Libya.
An official at the Agoco regional headquarters in Benghazi, Senusi Darrat, said the pipeline to the Ras Lanouf terminal, which is now back in government hands, was not operating.