Death of Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani

April 21, 1922 - May 7, 2014
Cyprus | Age 92

Cypriot leading figure of Islam's Sufi branch dies
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The Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani, a leading figure of Sufism, the mystical branch of the Islamic faith, died Wednesday at the age of 92 in the north of ethnically-divided Cyprus.

Imam Shakir Alemdar, the vice grand mufti of Cyprus, confirmed the death. The imam hailed the Cypriot-born Sheikh Nazim as one of the world's great Islamic scholars and a spiritual leader to followers of Sufism, which traces its origins to the...

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