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Sunnis and Shia and some of their differences

It is clear that most Americans, even Europeans, some Middle East erners and, indeed, Muslims in general do not understand or grasp the political let alone the theological differences between Sunnis and Shia . It is not my intent here to explain, ... Zaman, 2 weeks ago
Sunni, Shia Islam: where they diverge MyInforms, 1 month ago
Daily Onus

What is the difference between Sunnis and Shias

Saudi Arabia's execution of Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr could escalate tensions in the Muslim world even further. Here is a primer on the basic differences between Sunni and Shia Islam. What caused the split? A schism emerged after the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago How so Sunni and Shia Islam differ?  MyInforms1 month ago How Do Sunni And Shia Islam Differ?  Daily Onus1 month ago Explainer: How do Sunni and Shia Islam differ?  Irish Times1 month ago
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New Zealand Herald

5 Facts about Sunnis and Shias

The execution of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia has sparked a furor in the Middle East along sectarian lines. In Iran, the regional Shia superpower, the Sunni embassy was ransacked and burned. The Saudi kingdom and a number of its Sunni ...
 New Zealand Herald1 month ago 5 facts about Sunnis and Shiites that helps makes sense of the Saudi-Iran crisis  Jewish World Review1 month ago
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Equities.com

The Execution that's Creating Friction Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The people of Saudi Arabia and Iran are predominantly Muslim. But Saudi Arabia is mostly Sunni Muslim and Iran is mostly Shia Muslim; that distinction matters greatly. Recently, Saudi Arabia executed Shiite cleric Sheik Nimr al-Nimr. On Saturday, ...
 Equities.com1 month ago Of Shiites and Sunnis  Daily Sun2 weeks ago The Real Reason Why Iran Backs Syria  National Interest2 weeks ago Saudi Arabia The World's Favourite Abuser Of Human Rights  British National Party3 weeks ago

How Sunni-Shia Sectarianism Is Poisoning Yemen

In a recent interview with Al Jazeera, Hamoud al-Mikhlafi , leader of a Taiz-based group fighting against Houthi militias and forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, described his opponents as Persians in reference to their ...
 Carnegie Endowment1 month ago
Carnegie Endowment

Sectarian Twitter Wars: Sunni-Shia Conflict and Cooperation in the Digital Age

Alexandra Siegel Alexandra Siegel is a PhD student in the Department of Politics at New York University and a graduate research associate at the university's Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) lab. Amid mounting death tolls in ...
 Carnegie Endowment1 month ago

Islamic Revolution in Iran remains an enigma: scholar

View Rate : 168 # News Code : TTime- 252815 Print Date : Sunday, February 7, 2016 Tehran Times Political Desk TEHRAN A political and religious scholar says the 1979 revolution in Iran was Islamic and shared similarities to French and Russian ...
 Tehran Times3 days ago

I Read the Latest Issue of the ISIS Magazine So You Don't Have To

I can't recommend it for those who want to sleep soundly, but I spent a chunk of my snowed-in weekend perusing the latest issue of the Islamic State's magazine, Dabiq . As others have aptly noted , what is most conspicuous about this release is what ...
 Free Beacon1 week ago

Towards the collapse of Saudi Arabia

While the Saud family enjoys the last few moments of its dictatorship, the decapitation of the leader of the opposition, Nimr al-Nimr, deprives half of the Saudi population of all hope. For Thierry Meyssan, the fall of the kingdom has become ...
 Islam Times3 weeks ago
Sputnik

Why the Theory That Saudi-Executed Cleric Was an Iranian Agent is Laughable

In his analysis forLe Huffington Post, Chaudet, the editing Director ofthe Paris-based Center forthe Analysis ofForeign Affairs, started bypraising "the position ofFrench journalists who reported onthe fearfulness or even 'diplomatic impotence' ...
 Sputnik3 weeks ago
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