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40. Clashes between Salafists, worshipers to take over Nūr Mosque

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40. Clashes between Salafists, worshipers to take over Nūr Mosque
Year: 
2011
Week: 
17
Article number: 
40
Article pages: 
3
Date of source: 
April 23, 2011
Author: 
Muhammad al-Sanahūrī
Reviewer: 
Diana Ghali
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Worshippers in al-Nūr Mosque clashed and divided into two groups; one group want the officially appointed Imām, by the Ministry of Awqaf, to preach, and the other group wants Shaykh Ahmad Turk, salafī, to preach.

The matter escalated to violence until one of the army officers interfered to calm both followers' down.

(Reviewer's Note: The news story was also covered in al-Ahrār, page 1, April 23, 2011; and al-Dustūr, page 4, April 23, 2011)

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