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VOA Explainer: Who Are Takfiri Extremists?

Iran announced this week that authorities broke up "the biggest terrorist plot“ targeting the capital Tehran and other areas of the country. Iran's Intelligence Ministry said a “Takfiri” terrorist group had planned a series of bombings over the coming days. Here is what the term "Takfiri" means and how extremist groups and the Iranian regime use it against their rivals. What is Takfirism? Takfir is an Arabic word used to describe a Muslim as infidel or...

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