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The Economist Explains | Who are the Ibadis?

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They predominate in Oman, which has remained apart from the Islamic infighting that disrupts the Middle East

ANYBODY WHO studies Islam will know that there are two main branches, Sunni and Shia, which differ in their understanding of early Islamic history and hence have different ideas about how Islam’s leadership should have been organised in subsequent eras. …

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