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Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in International | 0 comments

Influence of Salafists Grows After Arab Spring



Influence of Salafists grows after Arab Spring (via AFP)

Violent protests across the Arab world triggered by a film insulting Islam could reflect the growing strength of Salafist groups that benefit from a widening freedom in Arab Spring countries, analysts say. The Salafists, a group of Sunni Muslims who promote a strict lifestyle based on the traditions…