Islamists in Libya Brazenly Attack Sufi Sites
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Islamists in Libya Brazenly Attack Sufi Sites

Zlītan : Libya | Aug 25, 2012 at 4:11 PM PDT
Source: Newyork Times
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Government officials condemned the demolition of the large Sha'ab mosque and blamed an armed group who, they said, considered its graves and shrines to Sufi figures un-Islamic...Ultraconservative Islamists wrecked Sufi shrines with bombs and another bulldozer and set fire to a mosque library... FULL ARTICLE AT Newyork Times
 
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