Salafi movement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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
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Usage


In news:

Meanwhile, Tunisia's minority Salafi movement is increasingly demanding Islamic rule and what it considers due respect for Islam, sometimes triggering violence.
Mohammed Bakhti, a prominent member of the ultraconservative Muslim Salafi movement, was admitted to intensive care days earlier following complications resulting from his two-monthlong hunger strike.
Internal divisions are threatening to unravel Egypt's second biggest political party, the political arm of the ultraconservative Salafis, the country's most hardline Islamist movement.
Activists Say Police Hesitant to Act Against Salafi Movement at a Time When Religious Group Is Growing In Region.
Mohammed Bakhti, a prominent member of the ultraconservative Muslim Salafi movement, was admitted to intensive care days earlier following complications resulting from his two-monthlong hunger strike .
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