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Shattering the myths about Kuwaiti Shia
Al Jazeera

Shattering the myths about Kuwaiti Shia

Kuwaitis' reaction to the Shia mosque attack challenges assumptions of ancient sectarian hatred. The recent suicide attack against a , which killed 27 worshippers, and the solidarity exhibited between Kuwaiti Sunnis and Shia Muslims after the ... Al Jazeera, 1 week ago

Ironies of Shia-Sunni Ties

The Muslim Brotherhood is quintessentially a Sunni entity, but in Yemen, its chairman and secretary general are Zaydis. Thus, all this shows that political contestations in Yemen have always been driven by personal ambitions and political ideology, ...
 Kashmir Observer2 weeks ago

Two-thirds of world's Shias live in Iran, Pakistan, India and Iraq

What are the main branches of Islam? There are two main branches of Islam -Sunni and Shia. Estimates put Sunnis at about 85 to 90% of the Muslim population with Shias constituting the majority of the remaining 10-15%. Both the sects have coexisted ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

The Shia Question in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a Sunni-majority state home to a significant Shii minority, most of whom live in the Eastern Province. The Shia there are mainly of the Twelver sect, which is also the major Shii sect in Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, and Bahrain. The Eastern ...
 Middle East Institute1 week ago Viewpoint: How far is Saudi-Iranian rivalry fuelling Yemen war?  BBC2 months ago Saudi Aggression in Yemen Pulls Kingdom Toward Protracted Quagmire  New Eastern Outlook1 month ago Saudi Arabia's fear of revolutionary blowback from Yemen  Panorama.am1 month ago

Shia Ideologies In Malaysia Being Wary Of Its Threats

:46 View Comments Photo: Al Arabiyya -Malaysian Shia Muslims pray at a mosque on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur With the clashes of the concept of Islam in the eyes of the world today, it's easy for one to veer away from what is true, ...
 Malaysian Digest4 weeks ago

Beyond the Sunni-Shia narrative in Yemen

Diana Alghoul Over the past few weeks, much of the coverage on the Yemeni conflict has reduced it to a simple case of sectarianism. Sunni and Shia are words plastered over most coverage on Yemen, which gives an inaccurate picture of the complex ...
 Middle East Monitor1 month ago

Majdal Shams

When scholars set out to write the history of the conflict over the Levant and, indeed, the entire Arab region, an incident such as that which occurred last week in is unlikely to earn mention beyond, perhaps, a small footnote. Majdal Shams is a ...
 Al Ahram4 days ago
Eurasia Review

Palmyra Update: What Will Remain After Eid Al-Fitr? OpEd

The Muslim religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr, also known as the Feast of the breaking of the Fast marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is the single day during on which Muslims are not permitted to fast. Muslims celebrate the end of fasting ...
 Eurasia Review1 week ago

For Iran's Nuclear Intentions, Look to Its Constitution

Only a few days remain before the June 30 th deadline for a comprehensive agreement between Washington and Tehran on the latter's nuclear program is to be reached. The defining issue remains Iranian intentions.While U.S. negotiators have struggled ...
 Breitbart.com1 week ago For Iran€s Nuclear Intentions, Look to Its Constitution  Family Security Matters1 week ago

Ahmadinejad rant: 'U.S. trying to arrest Muslim messiah'

Text smaller Text bigger Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has often referred to America as the Great Satan. Even though out of office, his anti-U.S. rhetoric hasn't been toned down. Earlier this week, Ahmadinejad ...
 WorldNetDaily1 week ago
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