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The Struggle Between Sunni and Shia Muslims Explained
Ya Libnan

The Struggle Between Sunni and Shia Muslims Explained

An ancient religious divide is helping fuel a resurgence of conflicts in the Middle East and Muslim countries. Struggles between Sunni and Shia forces have fed a Syrian civil war that threatens to transform the map of the Middle East, spurred ... MSNBC Newsweek, 2 days ago

Shia Community Mourns Islam's Martyrs on Muharram

By Sunthar Visuvalingam GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. About 300 families attached to the Husaini Association of Greater Chicago and Muslim Education Center here gathered at the Armada Hotel and Conference Center to recollect and mourn the Shia ...
 News India Times4 weeks ago

ISIS in a Sunni-Shia perspective

By Farhang Jahanpour (first published by TFF Associates & Themes Blog ) A shorter version of this article has been published by IPS When ISIS suddenly emerged in Iraq it declared as one of its first targets the Shi'is and what it called the ...
 Payvand Iran News1 month ago

Shia Muslims in the Mideast

loading... Author: Lionel Beehner June 16, 2006 This publication is now archived. Is a Shiite crescent extending from Beirut to Tehran emerging in the Middle East, as Sunni Arab leaders in Egypt and Jordan have suggested? Further, should ...
 Council On Foreign Relations1 month ago
Ya Libnan

Gunman and Two Others Dead in Sydney Hostage Crisis

The gunman who had been holding people hostage inside a chocolate store in downtown Sydney has been killed, Australian police confirmed to ABC News. And two other people have been killed, a highly place Australian source told ABC News. The ...
 Ya Libnan2 days ago

The Sudan call

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir's formidable drive remains intact as he continues to treat the Sudanese opposition with contempt. The latter is also struggling to get its act together in the struggle against Al-Bashir's rule. Against this ...
 Al Ahram5 days ago
Middle East Institute

Report: Sunni Deobandi-Shi'i Sectarian Violence in Pakistan

In both general and more informed discussions in Pakistan and beyond, sectarian violence in Pakistan between Sunni and Shii groups is almost without exception referred to simply as Sunni-Shii violence. But such a characterization is a misnomer. Two ...
 Middle East Institute6 days ago

Zionism and ISIS: Two sides of the same coin?

Print This By Catherine Shakdam, Mint News Press Blacklisted News Friday, Dec 5, 2014 Over the past decade, the Middle East — the cradle of civilization and the birthplace of the three major monotheistic religions — has become a ...
 Axis of Logic1 week ago

Refugee was 'born again'

By Nov. 25, 2014, midnight SUPPORT: Asylum seeker, Rohulla Hussaini, right, greets Federal politician, Andrew Broad, left, and Swan Hill mayor, Michael Adamson. Mr Hussaini and Cr Adamson recently rode bicycles to Canberra to present a petition to ...
 The Northern Times3 weeks ago

Yemen's Houthis - From Saada to Sanaa

In broad daylight, at noon on 21 September 2014, the Houthi movement ended the standoff in Sanaa in its favour after overthrowing its irreconcilable political adversaries. These are the Yemeni Congregation for Reform (or the Islah Party), the ...
 Al Ahram3 weeks ago
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