Shiite Muslim

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a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs

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MWM central leader Maulana Baqir Zaidi, Syed Ali Hussain Naqvi, Maulana Nishan E HAIDER, Maulana Ali Anwar and others in their addressed condemned the links Of Nawaz Regime with banned outfits and demanded of the Army Chief and Chief Justice to take action again the unabated killing of Shiite Muslims and common Pakistan's in terrorist attacks.
The IS group has claimed the deadly attack in a statement posted on the Internet, saying that the suicide bomber's name was Abu Suleiman al-Muwahed, and the target was a "temple of the rejectionists," which refers to Shiite Muslims by the extremist militants.
The Jaras website earlier said hundreds of riot police were deployed in central Tehran to prevent demonstrations planned by opposition supporters during Ashura, when Shiite Muslims commemorate the 7th century death in battle of a grandson of Prophet Mohammad.
Saddam and the other two men were sentenced to hang over the 1980s killings of nearly 150 Shiite Muslims from the town of Dujail, north of Baghdad, after a failed assassination attempt on Saddam.
30, and Shiite Muslim parties did very well, far outpacing secular parties.
Some leaders of the Shiite Muslim majority, now in power, have pledged to reach out to Sunnis.
A faulty electrical heater starts a blaze in a Tehran mosque crowded with worshippers for a major Shiite Muslim festival, killing 35 people and injuring 200.
Mr Brahimi said the two vice- presidents would be Ibrahim al-Jaafari, of the Shiite Muslim Dawa party, and Rowsch Shaways, speaker of parliament in the Kurdish autonomous region in Irbil.
In Kuwait, a top Shiite Muslim cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Baqer al-Mohri, urged his government to allow screenings of the film, claiming it exposed the role of Jews in killing Jesus, who is a minor prophet according to Islamic beliefs.
officials report that Sunni and Shiite Muslim extremists are pressuring women and girls to wear veils.
Most Iraqis are Shiite Muslim, who--like the Kurds in the north--have often been brutally suppressed by the ruling minority Sunni Muslims.
The Shiite Muslim government of Iran, for example, has made surprising strides in managing the size of its population.
THE emir of Bahrain, a key western ally who struggled to subdue unrest from the Gulf island's Shiite Muslim majority, has died.
Arguably the most authentic result of the 1992 elections was in the Shiite Muslim community, where a number of the traditional political bosses were shunted aside by the voters in favor of candidates from Hizballah (the Party of God) and Amal (the Shiite reformist movement).(4) Although the Shiite Muslims account for at least a third of Lebanon's population and are the largest single confessional group in the country, they have been habitually impoverished and poorly represented in government.