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The Shiites (Arabic: شيعة‎, Shīʿah) represent the second largest denomination of Islam and represent roughly 15% of all Muslims. Shiites are called Shia, Shi'i, and Ahle Tashi in different parts of the world. The name is a short-form of the phrase Shīʻatu ʻAlī (شيعة علي), meaning "followers", "faction", or "party" of Prophet Muhammad's son-in-law and cousin Ali, whom the Shiites believe to be Prophet Muhammad's proper successor in the Caliphate. Shiite Islam has several major groups including Fivers (Zaydis), Seveners (Ismailis), and Twelvers, with the Twelvers being the dominant sect in modern times.
In the opinion of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad is the last prophet to mankind, to both Sunnis and Shiites.   The Islamic religion was started by God's revelation ofthe Quran to the prophet Muhammad through the Angel Gabriel (Jibril) in the seventh century. In 622, Prophet Muhammad founded the f…
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prophet Muhammad (PBUH) after him Imam Ali (sa) after him Imam Hasan (sa)after him Imam Hssain (sa) and then 8 Imam from children of Imam Hasan (sa)totally 12 Imam.currently Imam Mahdi who is dissappeared but some especial Shia Muslims meet him and he guids them.recently Imam Khomeini was leader …
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The division between Shia and Sunni dates back to the death of the Prophet Muhammad, and the question of who was to take over the leadership of the Muslim nation. Sunni Muslims agree with the position taken by many of the Prophet's companions, that the new leader should be elected from among those c…
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There is an incorrect assumption in the wording of the question, so be careful. Not all Sunni and Shi'a are fighting. The vast majority of Iraqis are tolerant people who have been living side-by-side for thousands of years. Intermarriage between sects is very common, especially in urban areas. The…
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This question is very common to the non-beleivers of Islam. To break it down there are two major groups that a Muslim can be classified to a Sunni and a Shite. Shites were created because after Prophet Muhammad;s death, (pbuh), there were 4 successors that of him. One successor in particular name wa…
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It is sometimes said that men who wear a black turban wear it to show that they are direct descendants of the Prophet Muhammad. The above is not true. Whereas it is an honor to be Mohammed's descendant, discrminatory distinctions are wrong universally. Islam strongly prohibits discrimination of ever…
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They don't have an exact or permanent location.
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Ashoura, the holiest day of the Shiite Muslim calendar. Ashoura marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, in a 7th century battle for leadership of the Islamic world. Pilgrims flagellate themselves with chains and cut themselves with swords in grief at Hussein's deat…
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Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (1902-1989) was an exiled religious and political leader who became the Supreme Leader of Iran following the overthrow of the Shah (Reza Pahlavi) in 1979.he was famous islamic leader or marja taglid in the contemporary century .he is aslo the founder of the islamic republ…
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The shiites are located in Iran, Southern Iraq, and Southern Lebanon
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Sunnis and Shiites disagree on who the true successors of the Prophet Muhammad are. The Sunni believe they were the first four caliphs, and the Shiites believe that they are Muhammad's blood relatives. Also, they believe that Hazrat Ali (the forth caliph) was supposed to be the fist however, Hazrat …
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Answer 1 Shia and Sunni are not fighting. but Wahhabi Muslims are fighting both shia and sunni. Answer 2 In Iraq, the religious differences between Sunnis and Shiites (both variants of Islam in the same way that Orthodox and Catholic are variants of Christianity) are not terribly important for t…
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nice answerIt is because of their special love of Ahlebait (as) and they are really fulfilling haq of Ajre Risalat by loving Aale Mohammad (as) and become happy in their happiness & sad & grieving on the zulm done on Ahle Bait / daughter & grandsons of Prophet, after Holy Prophet (saw) l…
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It is pronounced shy-uh-la-buff, that is how you pronounce Shia LaBeouf.
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sunni and shia in the UKNo, they tend to use different mosques. Sunni and Wahabi sometimes share though. Wahabi mosques are commonly funded by Saudi Arabia as a way of spreading the wahabi way. Sunni's are far more common in the UK than wahabis, hence te push to promote wahabis.
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This a controversial question and accordingly there are several answers with different opinions: Answer 1 - NO No. Every Muslim sect believe that it is the truthful group. So you have to study about different Islamic denominations specially Shia and Sunni schools of thought to come to a clear c…
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They live in Southern Iraq all around the cities of Basrah and An-Nasariyah. I know this because I was deployed to the part of Iraq and it was Shiite territory. The other two major groups are the Sunnis and the Kurds. Sunni's live more central, west and north (Sunni Triangle) more so in major cities…
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Shia means group or party of followers. This word is mentioned in the Quran many times. "And most surely Abraham was among the Shia of him (i.e., Noah)" (Quran 37:83) The Shia used in reference to the group of Muslims is shortened for Shia' t' Ali which means "party of Ali (as)"Follower [of Ali]
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It is incorrect to say that there is an international Sunni/Shiite conflict. There is no general conflict between all or almost all Sunnis and Shiites in the way that there were conflicts in Europe between almost all Catholics and Protestants in the 16th and 17th century (Thirty Years War et al.). W…
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shiites belive in the prophet (pbuhahf) and in his family....whereas sunnis deny the family of Muhammed(pbuhahf) and they wanted to kill Imam Ali (as) because the prophet told everyone that he is the next caliph after he dies...but since the sunnies (abu bakr, uthman and umar) denied it and gave eve…
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the first imam for shia was IMAM ALI
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Answer 1 This is not true. this is propaganda. please study about Wahhabism. Answer 2 It is worth noting before explaining the conflict in Iraq that the terms "Sunni" and "Shiite" should actually be "Sunni Arab" and "Shiite Arab". Whereas Sunni and Shiite are different sects of Islam, but Kurds …
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He was a secularist actually. He believed that the State was more important than Islam per se. However, he was considered to be a Sunni Muslim since he came from a Sunni family. He was Sunni but he didn't care about religion, he believed about politics not religion.
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Answer 1 They don't necessarily HATE them (though, yes, some do); mainly they just look down on them because they're a minority within Islam. It's a very old human story: whoever is sufficiently different is bad. The split goes back to the question of who was going to be the Top Muslim after Mohamm…
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Answer 1 Not all Sunnis and Shiites are fighting. Those who fight are either trying to implement some political Agendas or are provoked by outside political powers. Generally, both Sunnis and Shiites are Muslims believing in same God, same prophet, and same holy book. They pray to same Kaaba direct…
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A branch of Muslims that believe in Imamat as one of five pillars of Islam. Imamat means that based on Quran only God has the right to select the leader and no human even prophet SAWW has such a right. Imam (political leader) has divine knowledge of prophet SAWW from God and is the only human that c…
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Shia LaBeouf was born on June 11, 1986. As of today, March 31, 2012, he is 25 years old.
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there is no different between them about dietary.
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majority of Iraq are shia. shia Muslims live in many countries. Iran is the main Shia county and the leader of Shia Islam in world. Shia Islam constitute the majority of the population in Iran (90%), Azerbaijan (75%), Bahrain (30%), Lebanon (65% of Muslims) and Iraq (65%), Yemen (45%). Other countr…
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In his early years, the Safavid dynasty was internally weak and suject to foreign attack by the Ottomans and Uzbek. Problems and solutions are as follows: 1) Weak internal government Abbas forcefully took the throne from his blind father, whos failure to rule effectively was the main cause of dis…
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The percentage of shi'a in Lebanon is approximately 28% in comparison to the whole Lebanese population.
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The President of Iraq, Jalal Talabani is a Sunni Muslim Kurd. However, in Iraq, the Prime Minister is the person with actual power and authority. Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is a Shiite Muslim Arab.
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Yes, Shia Lebeouf has dated Rihanna and after they broke up Rihanna started to date Chris Brown a while later.
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Both Sunnis and Shiites are just different Islamic schools. No one can claim one school is better than the other. They just got divided on the way the successor of the prophet (after his death) should be. Muslims elected Abou Bakr to be the first Caliph after prophet Muhammad (PBUH) death. However, …
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Answer 1 Shia and Sunni are not fighting. but Wahhabi Muslims are fighting both shia and sunni. Answer 2 The Sunnis and Shiites have been religious rivals since the mid-600s C.E. since the First Islamic Civil War or Fitna al-Kubra. Historically, in Iraq, the Sunnis had control after the Shiites …
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Shah means King. shia shiite shi'te shii'te shīʿah shi'ite shi'ites shias all are the same. all are for arabic word شيعه which means follower [of some one]/ sect. and in shia/sunni debates means "shia of Ali" Shia and Sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs o…
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Shia started when prophet many times used the term "shia of Ali" and some times said: "O Ali, you and your shias ..." for example this is one saying of prophet: "O Ali, you the first who enters Heaven and your shias are in chairs of light and they are happy and their faces are lumine around me. as…
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These are two sects of the Muslims. Their basic beliefs are the same.
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There are several reasons for this animosity in addition to the initial conflict over Immamat (Leadership) which are below. The Colonial Borders are not in any way responsible for Sunni-Shiite conflicts since most Arab territories had both before Europeans divided them. 1) Historical Grievances: The…
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Answer 1 all in all the differences between shiite and sunni come back to two main point . one is concerned with Authority and other with interpretation of Quran and Teaching of Islam religion.as far as these basic divergences are remaied then the divison also as before exist.albeit both shiite and …
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There was a disagreement amongst Muhammad's relatives for succession after his death. The difference between the two groups was originally political, with the Shiites supporting Ali, Muhammad's son-in-law as the next viable Caliph. The majority of Muslims however, supported Muhammad's father-in-la…
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they have conflict but not war. Shia and Sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. Today there is up to 260 sects in Islam that are in two main categories of shia and sunni. the conflict of shia and sunni has been always amplified by world Imperialism to prev…
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in the mid-600's Islam split in 2 to groups . the 2 groups were named shia and sunni. the shia were Muslims who thought that only members of the muhamad's family could become caliphs.  on the otherhand , the sunni didn't think caliphs had to be related to muhamad as longt as they were good Mu…
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shia shiite shi'te shii'te shīʿah shi'ite shi'ites shias all are the same. all are for arabic word شيعه which means follower [of some one]/ sect. and in shia/sunni debates means "shia of Ali" Shia and Sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. Today ther…
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the issue that divied them was they developed differences
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the cities that the have grave of any of fourteen infallibles are holy cities of Shiite. the grave of Ali (sa) is in Najaf, Iraq. Mashhadd, Iran for Imam reza (sa), Karbala, Iraq for Imam Hussain (sa), Samerra, Medina. fourteen infallibles are prophet and his daugher and 12 Imams and according to …
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The Safavid Empire began in 1501 BC when the Safavid leader Esma'il conquered Persia.
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Safavid culture played a role in the empire's economy because 'Abbas encouraged the manufacturing of traditional products. Handwoven carpets were very popular. The Safavids were admired for their skills in making ceramics and metal goods.
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Iran: a dynasty uniting Persia from 1501 to 1736.
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shia and sunni have same basic beliefs. They both believe in Allah (or God in English and same God worshiped in Judaism and Christianity) as the one and only one God with no partner, no son, no father, no companion, no associate, and no equivalence. The believe in the same prophet; Prophet Muhammad …
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they have common holy days with sunni. only they have eid of Ghadir added that is considered the most festival of Islam. shia and sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. today there is up to 260 sect in Islam that are in two category of shia and sunni. shia…
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It is not something like war that has broken between Sunnis and Shias. Though, It is an undeniable fact that Shias and Sunnies represent two different sects. They remain at loggerheads most of time in most o places. The Sunnis have no objection to the beliefs of Shias like: Imamat or the way they of…
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Answer 1 Shia and Sunni are not fighting. but Wahhabi Muslims are fighting both shia and sunni. Answer 2 While Afghanistan certainly has violence between Sunnis and Shiites, it mostly goes in one direction, i.e. Sunnis killing/maiming/hurting Shiites. The largest Afghan Shiite community are the …
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Twelver shia Muslims live in many countries. Iran is the main Shia county and the leader of Shia Islam in world. Twelver Shia Islam constitute the majority of the population in Iran (90%), Azerbaijan (75%), Bahrain (70%), Lebanon (65% of Muslims) and Iraq (65%), Yemen (45%). Other countries with a s…
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Shia and sunni have mainly conflict on Imamat (leadership). shia say Imamat is one of 5 pillars of Islam and only God can select leader for people. but sunni say Imamat is not part of Islam and leader can be selected by people by any method like shura (for example for Abubakr) or by will of previou…
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Answer 1 Shia and Sunni are not fighting. but Wahhabi Muslims are fighting both shia and sunni. Answer 2 The Sunnis and Shiites have been religious rivals since the mid-600s C.E. since the First Islamic Civil War or Fitna al-Kubra. Historically, in Iraq, the Sunnis had control after the Shiites …
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Neither of them is fighting. The basic beliefs of both are the same. They follow the same Prophet (SAW). Only the extremists sometimes somewhere create problems.
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In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the merciful. really, Allah has made each and every one equal before Him but the best in the sight of His is the one who fears Him. Fear of Allah is the respect of His Principles, therefore, they can not be the same those who respect the principle of Allah and t…
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Answer 1 Both Sunni and Shia Muslims follow the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad. The Shia have serious issues about what they regard as the murder of Ali after the death of Muhammad, and the dispossession of the Caliphate from those they believe to have been its rightful heirs. The two sects with…
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There is no problem today or any time with Sunni and Shiite Muslims. Both Sunnis and Shiites are just different Islamic schools. No one can claim one school is better than the other. They just got divided on the way the successor of the prophet (after his death) should be. Muslims elected Abou Bakr…
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historian believe that shah Abbas period is most flourished time in this dynasty.In other word Shah Abbab had two accomplishments.one is the fornmality of shiite sect in the whole territory of the dynasty and other concerns with spreading of borders of Safavid dynast in term of goo policies . in th…
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Shia and Sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. Today there is up to 260 sects in Islam that are in two main categories of shia and sunni. the conflict of shia and sunni has been always amplified by world Imperialism to prevent Islam from gaining power. Sh…
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their differences relate to their beliefs. Shia and Sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. Today there is up to 260 sects in Islam that are in two main categories of shia and sunni. Shia believes in Allah, prophet and all fundamentals of Islam. Shia pray …
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The word Shia (Arabic: شيعة‎ shīʻah /ˈʃiːʕa/) means follower[8] and is the short form of the historic phrase shīʻatu ʻAlī (شيعة علي /ˈʃiːʕatu ˈʕaliː/), meaning "followers of Ali", "faction of Ali", or "party of Muhammad's son-in-law and cousin Ali, whom the Shia believe…
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US policies in past shows US is usually anti shia. for example by supporting anti shia Wahhabies of Saudi Arabia.
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There are far more Sunni Muslims than there are Shiites. According to Adherents.com the following figures apply. Major Branches of Islam Branch Number of adherents Sunni 940,000,000 Shiite 120,000,000 Ahmadiyya 10,000,000 * Druze 450,000
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no. the shiiah is sect within Islam religion.
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70% of Iraq population are shia Muslims.
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The disagreement between the two groups was over the choice of caliph.
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Please see the Related Link below.all in all we can categorize these difference into two levels:one level lies in principles and other in interpreting of Quran . first level:the five principles of religion as stated by shiism include:tawhid or belief in divine unity,nubuwwah or prophecy,maad or res…
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There are a total of 14 great ayatollahs the most known khomeini Ruhollah Khomeini, who leaded the Iranian revolution Hoessein-Ali Montazeri, one of the biggest dirtlayers of the Iranian revolution, from 1989 he was an opponent of ayatollah Khomeini and he did'NT agree the politics in Iran. Ali Kh…
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It depends on the time period in question. Part 1: First Years of the Schism the friends and followers of Ali believed that after the death of prophet, the caliphate and religious authority belonged to ALI. this belief came from consideration of Ali's position and station in relation to the proph…
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Those who advocated that Hazrat Ali RAU should have been chosen the Caliph after the death of the holy Prophet (SAW) declared them 'Shiyan-i-Ali.' It is interesting to note that during the Rightful Caliphate of first three Caliphs, Hazrat Ali RAU had been their advisor and active member of Muslim so…
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they are two branches of islam.sunnis as majority and shia as minority. shiah believed in five principles such as prophecy , divine unity , ressurrection , imamah or successors of the prophet and divine justice . it is only in the imamah and divine justice that shia and sunni differ . in the questi…
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shia and sunni have mainly conflict on Imamat (leadership). shia say Imamat is one of 5 pillars of Islam and only God can select leader for people. but sunni say Imamat is not part of Islam and leader can be selected by people by any method like shura (for example for Abubakr) or by will of previou…
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Primarily, there is no problem between these two sects of the Muslims. Only the Hardliners create problem. The basic beliefs of both the sects are the same.
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shia and sunni are not fighting. but Wahhabi groups like Al-Qaede and Taliban,... are fighting both shia and non-Wahhabi sunni and also non Muslims. please refer to below related question:
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In Iraq, people traditionally organize politically by their religious group. As a result, there have been numerous confrontations between Iraq's diverse population for political advantages. Among these conflicts exists a conflict between Sunni Arabs and Shiite Arab, especially near Baghdad where the…
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Sunni and Shiite are different sects of Islam, but Kurds are an ethnic group. Kurds are predominantly Sunni Muslims (although there are minorities of Shiite Kurds, especially in Iran, and non-Muslim Kurds as well). As a result, it is incorrect to call the Kurds a "religious faction" since what sets …
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Answer 1 They are not attacking each other like two armies. The basic beliefs of both are the same. They follow the same Prophet (SAW). Only the extremists sometimes somewhere create problems. Answer 2 It is an undeniable fact that Shias and Sunnies represent two different sects. They remain at …
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The major split in Islam is that between the majority Sunnis and the minority Shiites. The split goes back to events in the 7th century: After Mohammed's death in 632, leadership of the Islamic community passed to Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, one of Mohammed's closest companions. Some in the community felt …
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mainly in Iran. also Iraq, Bahrain, Pakistan, India, Azerbaijan ,...
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Religious problems, old ways, invasion from Ottoman and Mughal empires
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THE REAL ANSWER During the Safavid Dynasty, women had considerable freedom and liberty compared to the other women of the time in different empires. They were not equal to the men, yet they had many rights that other women would not be granted until much later on (some women don't have this fr…
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Answer:As Ayatullah Syed Ali Khamenei is the Waliyeh Faqih right now as he is leadering the State which is running under Islamic laws, so his order will be followed by all the Muslims of the world if he declared it as a war against Kuffar for all Muslims, wehther he is following or the Muqalid of hi…
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That's not really a valid question since Shia and Sunni are beliefes and Kurd is a race of people, but anyway the Kurds are not causing any trouble at all - so that leaves Shias and Sunnis. Between them the sunnis are causing ALL the problem against the US. Take Al-Qaida (sunnis) for instance they h…
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all in all we can categorize these difference into two levels:one level lies in principles and other in interpreting of Quran . first level:the five principles of religion as stated by shiism include:tawhid or belief in divine unity,nubuwwah or prophecy,maad or ressurrection,imamah or the immamate:…
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Both. Shiites are primarily concentrated in Iran and the southeast of Iraq. In both countries, they constitute a majority of the country's inhabitants, although Iran's majority is larger both in number and percentage,
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Yes he was shia
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Answer 1 Because of Imamat. i.e successorship and political leadership of Muslims. Answer shia and sunni have mainly conflict on Imamat (leadership). shia say Imamat is one of 5 pillars of Islam and only God can select leader for people. but sunni say Imamat is not part of Islam and leader can …
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It says when his childhood took place, 1986-2004.
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the disputes between these two sects mainly cuased from different views about authority particularly who is the successor of the prophet and also from teaching of islam religion.
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No you don't. If you don't want to do it then tell him. In fact, you shouldn't be doing that in the first place. They need to clean up after themselves.
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Answer A Sunnis, Shi'ite have come after, Sunnis are the most main. (I'm Muslim) Answer B: Shia Muslims believe shia Islam started from time of prophet and prophet many times used the term "shia of Ali" and many times said to Ali "you and your shia ..." for example shia Muslims refer to such Hadit…
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All the Muslims agree that Allah is One, Muhammad (S) is His last Prophet, the Qur'an is His last Book for mankind, and that one day Allah will resurrect all human beings, and they will be questioned about their beliefs and actions. There are, however, disagreements between the two schools in the fo…
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this is false information. shia Muslims have not such must. they have some conflicts in successor of prophet nit shia muslims are not needed to fight sunni muslims. they consider sunni Muslims brothers. shia and sunni have mostly same beliefs and both believe in fundamental beliefs of Islam. today …
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