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Who are the Sufis associated with the mosque attacked in Egypt?

10 months, 20 days ago
CAIRO: The mosque where Friday's massacre unfolded in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula had been widely associated with Sufi Muslims who have been attacked by the Islamic State group wherever the extremists operate. A Bedouin tribal leader told…

Popular Sufi leader Sheikh Sidi Hamza al-Qadri dies aged 95

1 year, 8 months ago
RABAT: The head of one of Morocco's biggest Sufi orders, with tens of thousands of followers at home and abroad, died Wednesday aged 95, an official and local media said. Sheikh Sidi Hamza al-Qadri al-Boutchichi was the spiritual leader…

Gunmen kill six in Kabul Sufi mosque attack

3 years, 7 months ago
KABUL: Gunmen attacked a Sufi mosque in Kabul on Saturday evening, killing at least six people and leaving five others wounded, police officials said, shattering a recent calm in the Afghan capital.

Aziz Mian Qawwal died 14 years ago today

3 years, 10 months ago
Pakistan's famous Qawwal Aziz Mian died 14 years ago on 6th December, the same date as today. Aziz Mian died from complications of hepatitis in Tehran, Iran on December 6, 2000.

Yusuf Islam announces new album

4 years, 28 days ago
LONDON: Singer-songwriter Yusuf, who was Cat Stevens until he converted to Islam, has announced a new album and a tour that will take him to Britain, Canada and, for the first time since 1976, to the United States.