Posts Tagged ‘ sunni ’

Caliphate opposed to Shia apostasy and, eventually to Sunni monarchies

July 13, 2014
Saeed Naqvi
Caliphate opposed to Shia apostasy and, eventually to Sunni monarchies

The expanding Shia-Sunni conflict in the Muslim world is exposing vast gaps in popular understanding of the schism. For example when Zine El Abedine Ben Ali, the Tunisian strongman was ousted, people thought a Shia dictator had fallen
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Internecine conflict in Islam

September 17, 2013
A. Rahman
Internecine conflict in Islam

The world of Islam with more than 1500 million adherents spread over almost all the continents of the world is not in a very happy state.
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Is the AL-BNP fighting a Shia-Sunni religious war?

November 7, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Is the AL-BNP fighting a Shia-Sunni religious war?

As we celebrate Eid through food, prayer and animal sacrifice, we are reminded of the impact of religion and its symbols in our life, spiritual and secular. Yet there are crossovers too such as when religious principles affect secular matters such as marriage and inheritance laws which are a mix of both streams.
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Sunni persecution in Iran

November 3, 2010
Neda Shakiba
Sunni persecution in Iran

Dismissing practices against witches as a thing of the past would be a proof of humanity’s state of denial. Even today one is bound to find at least one act of unjustified cruelty against a fellow human. Human beings have not changed since the burning of witches. They have become smarter. They have learned to...
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