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Islam in Libya

Libya’s desert ‘pearl’ Ghadames awaits return of tourists

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian / 24 Apr 2013

Perched on a low wall in the center of the Libyan desert oasis town of Ghadames, 80-year old tourist guide Mohammed Ibrahim says he is waiting for the foreign visitors he used to show around to come back.

 

Libyan women should be banned from marrying foreigners: Grand Mufti

Source : Al Arabiya / 29 Mar 2013

Libya’s Grand Mufti, Sheikh Sadeq al-Ghariani, has called on the government to ban Libyan women from marrying foreigners, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported Wednesday.

He states that no Libyan women should be permitted to enter into marriage with a foreign man even if they are Muslims or Arabs.

 

The Sufi Foundation of Libya's Revolution

By Stephen Schwartz | Huffington Post
24 Aug 2011, Wednesday / Tripoli

As the great historian of Islam, Bernard Lewis, remarked some years ago at a lecture in Washington, D.C., Sufis, followers of the mystical way in Islam, are "peaceful but not pacifist." That is, Sufis dedicate themselves to personal and collective spiritual cultivation, and seek fruitful and mutually respectful relations with non-Sufi Muslims and members of the other religions. But Sufis also fight to defend themselves and their communities from aggression and oppression.

 
 

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