Akhbari

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a religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli

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Thus the myth, or perhaps better, invention of the tradition of Akhbarism is a major factor in trying to understand the problem introduced in chapter one.
It raises the question, however, of how Akhbarism, now active in the Gulf and in India (e.
24) Crucial also was the role of the Qajar state in suppressing Sufism and Akhbarism and thus assisting the Usuli ulama to establish their religious dominance in nineteenth century Iran.