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At a press conference in Delhi, Shia and Sunni clerics joined hands to fight against the Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief Wasim Rizvi for allegedly spreading hatred against the Muslim community and its educational institutions like Madrasas. The clerics lashed out at Rizvi for labelling madrasas as a ...
Shia and Sunni clerics jointly filed an FIR against the Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief on Wednesday for allegedly spreading hatred against the Muslim community and its educational institutions. At a press conference here, they lashed out at Wasim Rizvi for stating that madrassas are breeding ...

A major Sunni coalition on Wednesday called for postponing this year's local and parliamentary elections in Iraq. In a statement, the Unity Alliance of Iraq said it had requested the Iraqi Parliament to postpone the polls scheduled for May 12. The statement, however, did not cite any reason for seeking to ...
Representatives of the three main Sunni provinces in Iraq have formed an alliance to run in the country's upcoming general elections scheduled for 12 May. The alliance will represent the provinces of Nineveh, Saladin and Anbar and some areas of the capital, Baghdad. The general supervisor of alliances ...
Sunni tribes in northern Iraq yesterday called for parliamentary elections to be postponed until hundreds of thousands of displaced people return to areas liberated from Daesh. "A majority of the residents of Sunni areas are still displaced after Iran, Daesh and their agents destroyed their towns," the ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Holding Iraq's Parliament and local elections as scheduled will represent a "military coup, Iraq's largest Sunni alliance said as the government pushes forward with the first election after the defeat of Islamic State militants. Raad al-Dahlaki, a senior member of the Alliance of Iraqi ...

MALAPPURAM: The outcry over the Panakkad scions' decision to attend the Mujahid conference had brought the growing hostility of Sunni groups towards Salafis and the IUML to the fore. However, a slew of incidents and alleged favouritism by the IUML towards Salafi outfits seem to be paving the way for ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- The Iraqi Parliament could not convene on Wednesday to discuss 2018 budget due to a boycott by Sunni and Kurdish factions, ... committee were meeting with the parliament's speaker in a bid to resolve the problem and respond to the demands of Kurdish and Sunni party MPs.
Sunni leader Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musaliyar presided over the meeting. PTA Rahim MLA, Thamarassery Bishop Remigius Inchananiyil, CPM leader T K Hamza, writer K P Ramanunni, Chairman of Kerala State Minorities Development and finance corporation, A P Abdul Wahab and Abdul ...
In this perspective, although a new generation of Sunni businessmen emerged as others left the country following the uprising in 2011, the complex network of relations between the power elite, and fractions of the Sunni bourgeoisie, has remained part of the regime's tools to dominate society and build ...
From the time the villagers first settled, they have always been practising Sunni Islam. However, things began to change in the late 2000s when an increase of Shia Muslim manifested itself in the area, mostly through conversion, following the arrival of a France-based, Iran educated Shia preacher who ...
Nearly all of Afghanistan's 34 million person population is Muslim, with the vast majority, about 85-90 percent identifying with Sunni Islam. Islamic State fighters identify with the Sunnis and consider Shiite Muslims heretics. The militant group has killed more than 100 Shiite Muslims in separate terror attacks ...
Almost immediately came the disbanding of the Sunni-led Iraqi Army; then years of ethnic cleansing of Baghdad's mixed neighborhoods in which Baathists and Sunnis were a key target; then the Sunni militants of al Qaeda in Iraq - the progenitor of ISIS - led an anti-Shiite suicide bombing campaign and ...
Many people in the West have heard TV specialists using the terms "Sunni" and "Shiite," while speaking about clashes between Muslim groups in the Middle East. However, the number of people who can really tell the major differences between Sunni and Shiite Muslims are very few. Moreover, even ...
Istanbul, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- As recent news reports suggest that Turkey may be seeking to create a Sunni-ruled area in Syria near its border, analysts warned against such a move on the grounds that it would invite trouble and lead to a confrontation with both Russia and the United States. Should Turkey ...
Baghdad (Reuters) - Iraq hanged 38 Sunni Muslim militants on Thursday after they were sentenced to death on terrorism charges, the justice ministry said in a ... 24, Iraq executed 42 Sunni Muslim militants on terrorism charges ranging from killing members of security forces to detonating car bombs.

Lucknow: In a fresh twist to the Ramjanmabhoomi case+ , the UP Sunni Central Waqf Board distanced itself on Wednesday from senior lawyer Kapil Sibal's plea before the Supreme Court that hearing of the Ayodhya title suit be deferred to July 2019. The board said it wanted the case to be decided at the ...
Sunni Islam is the biggest group of Muslims, comprising between 85%. and 90%. Nations with Sunni majorities include Egypt, Saudi Arabia, ...
These calls were made last weekend at a Sunni extremist rally (fundraiser) in Northern Virginia. These demands by two radical groups - 'Idara ...
The envoy opined that much of the conflict in the "Persian gulf region" and part of "North Africa" stems from Sunni-Shia divide that could ...
The Islamic State targets Sufis because it believes that only a fundamentalist form of Sunni Islam is valid. Some fundamentalists see the reverence for saints, which is common in Shiite Islam, as a form of idolatry, because in their view it shows devotion to something other than the worship of a singular God.
Groups of Sunni Muslim extremists gathered in a Holiday Inn in northern Virginia over the weekend and called for followers to wage jihad--or ...
This religious schism is reflected in the wider map of the Middle East, where other countries have Sunni or Shia majorities, some of whom look ...
A political rival of Hariri, Rifi defeated a Hariri-backed list in local elections in the mostly Sunni city of Tripoli last year, though he lacks the ...
Molavi Abdol Hamid(L), a Sunni theologian and a spiritual leader of the Sunni community in Iran, in a meeting of Sunni clerics with president ...
For 70 years, the ruling political elite of Pakistan, which mainly comprises Sunni Muslims, has persistently used Islam for political interests and ...
The situation of Iran's Sunni Muslims has not improved since Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei pointed out in a sermon that minorities are ...
Iraq's Sunni population, specifically in Ninevah Province, associates Khomeini with the Iran-Iraq war that lasted from 1980 to 1988. The image ...
In August, I visited Sunni Kurdish cities in northwest Iran, attending a wedding in Bukan and then traveling to neighboring Mahabad and ...
If one takes the recent headlines about Bahrain at face value, then the monarch of the Sunni gulf state really loves Jews, despite the fact that no ...
The two incidents also point to the fact that decades of Saudi backing and Pakistani indulgence has embedded Sunni Muslim ultra-conservatism in key branches of the state and among significant segments of society, including ones long considered to be less conservative. They raise the question whether ...
They are very angry with his writings and interviews about Kurdish affairs, especially his insistence on appointing Sunni officials to top ...
I interpret Sheikh Abdullah bin Sulaiman al-Manea's fatwa about Sunni Muslims praying in churches, synagogues and Shiite mosques as part ...
The Sunni organisation felt that it was the wrong interpretation of the crucial Islamic terms that prompted the youth to take the adventurous path.
Last month's Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq has inspired some of the country's Sunni leaders to call for their own autonomous state ...
The scene in Muneira, on the Tigris River in northern Iraq, offered a glimpse into the struggles of one Sunni Arab village in the year since the ...
Sunni Arab tribal leaders meet in Erbil to voice support for the independence referendum dismiss measures taken by the Iraqi government and ...
Lahore's historical Nisar Haveli located inside Mochi Gate of Walled City is symbol of Sunni Shia unity as people of the area be they Shias or ...
In Sunni Islam, Ashura follows the traditions of Judaism as Jewish people followed a day of fasting around this time of year (commemorating the ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Sunni Arab tribes in the disputed areas outside of the Kurdistan Regional government's (KRG) ...
The naming of a school in Iraq's Sunni-majority Ninevah Province after Iranian Shiite Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini has many Sunnis up in arms ...
An Iraqi tribal elder on Saturday accused an Iran-affiliated militia of expelling civilians from a Sunni-majority village in western Iraq. Speaking to ...
The campaign pushing for Iranian authorities to allow the construction of a purpose-built Sunni mosque in Tehran is gaining steam.
The campaign pushing for Iranian authorities to allow the construction of a purpose-built Sunni mosque in Tehran is gaining steam.
A journey into Iran's northwest cities of Bukan, Mahabad and Saqqez indicates that while Iranian Sunnis face discrimination, it is rooted in ...
Snapchat is the latest victim of a crisis in relations between Riyadh and Doha, which saw Saudi Arabia and other Sunni allies cut diplomatic ...
Some local Sunni political and tribal leaders were coerced into pledging allegiance to the terrorist group by threats that they or their families ...
It's a disquieting fact: There are those among Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority who find some good in the group, though they denounce the militants ...
It's as if 9/11 has not happened. Trump's continued romance with some gulf Sunni potentates ignores their preaching of violent Sunni ideology, ...


 

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