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Tag: Sinai mosque attack

  • Saturday, November 25th 2017 - 23:25 UTC

    The attack of the Sinai mosque: ISIS has promised to eradicate Sufi Muslims

    A University of Michigan scholar on Islam, Alexander Knysh, summed up the tenets of Sufism as: “love, peace, tolerance.”

    The horrific attack on the Rawda mosque in the Sinai peninsula was the deadliest in Egypt's history, with at least 305 killed including 27 children. Attacks on mosques in Egypt are unusual, the targets are Christian Copts temples, but to understand why this mosque was targeted, it’s important to understand how Sunni extremists see Sufism.