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Intellectual differences between Sunni and Shi'a Muslims.

This paper will discuss the differences between the two main groups within Islam, the Sunnis and Shi’ites. There will be an inclusion of quotes from a range of different books showing the differences of the intellectual structures between Sunni Islam and Shi’ism. 2,703 more words

Muslim hypocrisy & bigotry.

We hear word “bigotry” often in western society specially from fellow muslims. Being foreign to English, Initially I was not aware of this word till 9/11. 823 more words

Who is the Man Leading Iraq’s Green Zone Revolution?

Color Coded Revolutions: “Revolution in Georgia, the Orange Revolution in Ukraine, and the Green Revolution in Iran. Apparently the “Green Zone Revolution” underway in Iraq is a shade of green that Washington doesn’t fancy.” 1,597 more words

World At War

Divided we fall - the issue of sectarianism within the Muslim ummah

By Isbah Barlas

It is easy to sit back, click our tongues, and claim that there is no unity within our ummah; the first step is always recognition that there is a need, now more than ever, for unity. 27 more words

Long & Serious

Mark Collins - Tide Turning vs ISIS in Iraq/Syria? What About Iraqi Government?

Further to this post and “Comments”, Special US Boots in Iraq Combat vs ISIS (plus Syria) a map at a tweet that shows considerable push-back vs the Caliphate: But what if the Iraqi gove… 14 more words

Terrorism

Embassy in US occupied Iraq's "Green Zones" stormed by Mob

Supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have stormed Baghdad’s highly fortified, US established Green Zone, also home to the US Embassy, uninvited, the biggest in the world. 468 more words