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  • noun A denomination in Islam that came out of the Kharijite movement.
  • noun A follower of this group.


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  • IIIa. traditional islam (continued) ibadi (0. 5% of the world's traditional muslims) The Ibadi school has origins in and is linked to the Kharijites, but the modern day community is distinct from the 7th century Islamic sect.

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  • Islam is the issue, and even in Zwara, where the moderate Ibadi denomination prevailed before Col.

    Among Libya's Liberals Ann Marlowe 2011

  • Ibadi traders from North Africa were the first to introduce Islam into the Sudan in this period.

    2. Regions, 500-1000 2001

  • Visiting Ibadi, Omani, and Indian merchants found good anchorage on the archipelago of offshore islands along the Kenyan and Somali coast.

    D. Africa, 500-1500 2001

  • King of Mali converted to Islam by an Ibadi traveler from North Africa.

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  • 'Ibadi (Joannitius, 809-about 873), a teacher in Baghdad who translated Hippocrates and Dioscurides, and whose work "Isagoge in artem parvam Galeni", early translated into Latin, was much read in the Middle Ages.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman 1840-1916 1913

  • The estimated 200-to-400 members of the local Salafi movement have demolished shrines belonging to adherents of the Ibadi sect, long considered heretics by orthodox Sunni Muslims. Top Stories 2012

  • That's partly thanks to the country's largely dominant Ibadi sect of Islam, which skirts the Sunni-Shia divide that has plagued many other Muslim nations.

    NPR Topics: News 2011

  • But Colonel Qaddafi has long harbored antagonism toward the Berbers, a non-Arab ethnic group of mostly Ibadi Muslims in a country that is majority Sunni.

    NYT > Global Home By SCOTT SAYARE 2011

  • "The situation has gotten much worse lately," says Ibadi Sheikh Walid Darder. Top Stories 2012


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