But Muscat like the rest of the GCC bloc is against Iran's control over Yemen which is next door to the Ibadi
sultanate - though Doha rivals Riyadh in helping a chaotic Sunni-led war on the Iran/Russia-backed Alawite dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad in Syria - where Oman is neutral.
Khomeini, who was also called imam and was said to be impressed by the Omani ambassador's fluent Farsi, assured Muscat that the Safawi Islamist Republic would not turn against the sultanate, with QiS being a devout Muslim of the moderate Ibadi
sect which has both Shi'ite and Sunni elements in its religious order and ideology.
communities in Oman and North Africa preserved a sizable number of theological, legal, and political texts from the late first and the second century of Islam compared to other Muslim communities, say al-Salimi and Madelung, so their interest to modern scholars goes beyond their evidence for sectarian history because they illuminate aspects of early Islam for which there is no other source.
For Qatar, Abdulrasheed, Ahmed Suhail scored from the spot while Ahmed AlGanehi's effort was saved by Iraqi keeper Ali Ibadi
Wearing such a turban is a religious statement of an adherent Ibadi
Muslim in Oman.
Ghazal AN (2014) Transcending area studies: Piecing together the cross-regional networks of Ibadi
Stung at conceding their first goal of the tournament, Oman looked to respond and Yousuf Al Malki's free-kick from 25-yards out had Iraq 'keeper Ali Ibadi
stretching, but the ball curled narrowly over the crossbar and landed on the top of the net.
Ili, Alevi, Zaydi, Ibadi
, Zahiri, Alawite, Druze and Taiyabi communities have survived.
Qaboos is an Ibadi
, a moderate faith half-way between Sunnism and Shi'ism.
The sultanate also mediated in Algeria last year in order to help contain an unnoticed sectarian crisis between Ibadi
Amazigh and some Arabs associated with the Maliki school of Islamic thought.
Again, the translated sources range widely so as to include Sunni (broadly conceived), Sufi, Twelver Shi'i, Isma'ili, and Ibadi
perspectives with representatives from the central Islamic lands as well as Java and China, and highlights from the formative period down to modern times.
The foreign minister added that the Ibadi
sect, dominant in Oman, was like any other Islamic sect, extending from Oman to Africa, and had nothing to do with Oman's relations with Iran.