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n. pl. tak·fir·is Islam
One who practices takfir.

[Arabic takfīrī, from takfīr, takfir; see takfir.]

tak′fir′i adj.
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FILE - Military spokesperson colonel Tamer al-Refaai CAIRO - 20 January 2018: An extremely dangerous Takfiri element has been killed by law enforcement forces of Egypt's Third Field Army in central Sinai, according to military spokesperson, Tamer al-Refaai, in a statement on Saturday.
(TAP) -- Four takfiri individuals planning to attack the headquarters of one of the Jendouba security units, were arrested on Saturday night, the Interior Ministry said Sunday in a press release.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The countdown has started for accomplishing the recapture of the strategic city of Tal Afar from the ISIL as Iraq's joint military forces have laid full siege on the Takfiri terrorists.
The army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups work for cutting off the Takfiri terrorist organizations' supply routes and prevent exploiting al-Badia (desert) in Sweida province to transport terrorists , weapons and ammunition across this area.
ISLAMABAD -- More than 500 British nationals have been recruited to join the Takfiri militants from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) operating in Syria and Iraq, Press Tv reported.
Summary: Gunmen kill four Egyptian policemen in restive northern Sinai, with police blaming attack on 'takfiri' jihadist militants.
Summary: Hezbollah denounced explosions in Iraq and Pakistan targeting Shiite areas and demanded that the international community condemn Takfiri movements, the National News Agency reported Monday.
Developments in quick succession in the Sinai and the spread of violence there, despite a security campaign and military measures being taken, in addition to radical Islamist organizations being uncovered in the heart of Cairo, as well as fears of an outbreak of "Islamist wars", despite an Islamist President being the head of state in Egypt, drive one to wonder: what form of government do radical Islamists, whether Takfiri Islamists in the Sinai or members of the group dubbed the "Nasr City terrorist cell" who were arrested by Egyptian authorities in Cairo recently, want?
(TAP) -- Four takfiri elements were arrested on Wednesday by National Guard units.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani took Saudi Arabia responsible for the creation of the Takfiri terrorist groups and critical conditions in the region.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO- 8 August 2017: The Law Enforcement Forces of the Third Army in cooperation with Air forces destroyed the underground bunker of Takfiri elements in Central Sinai on Tuesday, August 8, stated the Military spokesperson.