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Sunnis, Sunni islam        UK / USA

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/subdivisions/sunnishia_1.shtml

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/04/17/
714297520/war-of-the-worlds

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/28/
opinion/the-world-reaps-what-the-saudis-sow.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/02/11/
466290011/the-precarious-existence-of-irans-sunni-muslims

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/25/
opinion/john-bolton-to-defeat-isis-create-a-sunni-state.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/07/02/
418920909/sunnis-flee-the-islamic-state-but-still-fall-under-suspicion

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/23/
opinion/isis-atrocities-started-with-saudi-support-for-salafi-hate.html

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/04/18/
304187407/sunni-discontent-fuels-growing-violence-in-iraqs-anbar-province

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/17/world/middleeast/
hezbollah-makes-vow-to-step-up-sunni-fight.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/29/
opinion/dangerous-divisions-in-the-arab-world.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/world/middleeast/
turkish-alawites-fear-spillover-of-violence-from-syria.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/07/world/middleeast/
large-scale-killings-reported-in-restive-syria-city.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/19/
world/middleeast/19egypt.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/11/world/middleeast/
11tantawi.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunni cleric > Sheik Yusuf al-Qaradawi        USA        2011

 

banned from the United States and Britain

for supporting violence against

Israel and American forces in Iraq

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/19/
world/middleeast/19egypt.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunni terrorist groups > ISIS        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/
opinion/saudi-arabia-qatar-isis-terrorism.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Taliban, a Sunni Islamist group        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/organization/taliban 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shia / Shi'a        UK

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/subdivisions/sunnishia_1.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shia        UK spelling

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/oct/02/
iran-shia-muslims-mud-rubbing-kharrah-mali-ashura-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/16/
from-tehran-to-beirut-shia-militias-aim-to-firm-up-irans-arc-of-influence

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/08/
iraq-pilgrims-killed-in-attack-on-shia-sacred-site-north-of-baghdad

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/30/
isis-militants-behead-syrian-women-witchcraft

 

 

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/22/
syrian-kidnap-lebanese-pilgrims-shia

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jan/05/iraq-
shias-targeted-bomb-blasts

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jan/05/iraq-
shias-targeted-bomb-blasts

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/26/
tariq-aziz-sentenced-death-hanging

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jan/13/
iraq-middleeast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shiite / Shi'ite / Shia        US spelling

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/04/
world/middleeast/lebanon-protests-shiites-hezbollah.html

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/04/17/
714297520/war-of-the-worlds

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=R6-6wV0agvs - NYT - Dec. 17, 2018

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/17/
world/africa/nigeria-military-abuses.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/08/01/
540962593/suicide-attack-on-shiite-mosque-leaves-at-least-29-dead-in-afghanistan

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/
opinion/saudi-arabia-qatar-isis-terrorism.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/04/world/middleeast/iran-saudi-arabia-
execution-sheikh-nimr.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/29/
opinion/dangerous-divisions-in-the-arab-world.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/04/world/asia/
bombing-in-shiite-district-of-karachi.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/06/world/middleeast/
explosions-across-baghdad-kill-dozens.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/07/world/asia/
suicide-bombers-attack-shiite-worshipers-in-afghanistan.html

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/25/us-saudi-
protests-idUSTRE72O3RL20110325

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/03/15/uk-bahrain-
protests-idUKTRE72E24K20110315

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/22/world/middleeast/22bahrain.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/30/world/middleeast/30sadrcity.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lebanonís Shiites        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/04/
world/middleeast/lebanon-protests-shiites-hezbollah.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

chiites    FR

 

http://www.lemondedesreligions.fr/savoir/
les-hazaras-minorite-chiite-montante-de-l-afghanistan-25-02-2011-
1246_110.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shiite cleric

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashura,

the holiest festival

on the Shi'ite religious calendar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

celebrate

the martyrdom of Mousa al-Kadim,

a revered religious figure among Shia Muslims        UK

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/aug/31/
iraq

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

violence against Shias        UK

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/21/
iraq-car-bomb-baghdad-sadr-city

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sectarianism        USA

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/29/
opinion/dangerous-divisions-in-the-arab-world.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Islam's Sunni-Shiite split        FR / UK / USA

 

What are the differences

between Sunnis and Shias?

 

How Do Sunni and Shia Islam Differ?

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/6213248.stm

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/04/17/
714297520/war-of-the-worlds

 

 

 

 

http://www.lemonde.fr/proche-orient/article/2016/01/08/
qu-est-ce-qui-oppose-les-sunnites-et-les-chiites_4844042_3218.html

 

http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/visuel/2016/01/05/
en-carte-chiites-et-sunnites-au-moyen-orient_4841942_4355770.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/04/world/middleeast/
q-and-a-how-do-sunni-and-shia-islam-differ.html

 

 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/17/world/middleeast/
17awakening.html

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jan/13/iraq-middleeast

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/17/
opinion/17stein.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA > Sunni-Shiite divide        USA

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/04/17/
714297520/war-of-the-worlds

 

http://www.npr.org/2015/10/18/
447155494/with-song-and-celebration-mosque-chips-away-at-sunni-shiite-divide

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/16/
world/middleeast/16cnd-baghdad.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunni and Shi'a        UK

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/subdivisions/sunnishia_1.shtml

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/12/
baghdad-car-bomb-kills-at-least-11-in-shia-district

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/01/04/
461912757/who-was-the-shiite-sheikh-executed-by-saudi-arabia

 

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2016/jan/03/
martin-rowson-execution-sheikh-nimr-iran-saudi-cartoon

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/03/
irans-leader-vows-divine-vengeance-over-clerics-execution-in-saudi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunni Islamist radicalism        USA

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/23/
opinion/isis-atrocities-started-with-saudi-support-for-salafi-hate.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sectarian violence > Middle East, Iraq, Syria

 

Sunni-Shiite Conflict Explodes in Iraq        USA        June / August 2014 - 2017

 

http://www.npr.org/2017/03/11/
519811636/explosions-in-damascus-target-shiites-from-iraq-kill-at-least-40

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/08/
508801443/baghdad-racked-by-a-spate-of-suicide-bombings-in-shiite-areas

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/10/15/
498079153/suicide-bomber-targets-shiites-in-baghdad-killing-at-least-32-people

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/
the-iraq-isis-conflict-in-maps-photos-and-video.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/25/
opinion/john-bolton-to-defeat-isis-create-a-sunni-state.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/19/world/middleeast/
isis-says-it-carried-out-bombing-that-killed-100-in-iraq.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/11/world/middleeast/
iraqi-forces-seize-large-parts-tikrit-islamic-state-militants.html

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/23/
opinion/isis-atrocities-started-with-saudi-support-for-salafi-hate.html

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/
the-iraq-isis-conflict-in-maps-photos-and-video.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/07/world/middleeast/
sunni-extremists-repel-kurdish-forces-in-iraq.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/06/
opinion/the-extremist-threat-to-iraq-grows.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/world/middleeast/
iraqi-anger-rises-as-militants-attack-mosuls-cultural-history.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/28/
opinion/Let-Sunnis-Defeat-Iraqs-Militants.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/06/world/middleeast/
power-struggles-in-middle-east-exploit-islams-ancient-sectarian-rift.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/01/world/middleeast/
sunni-extremists-in-iraq-fire-mortars-into-shiite-shrine.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/world/middleeast/
in-the-shadows-of-shrines-shiite-forces-are-preparing-to-fight-isis.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/world/middleeast/
shiite-violence-traps-sunnis-in-baghdad.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/world/middleeast/
challenges-to-shiite-establishment-further-threaten-the-future-of-iraq.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/world/middleeast/
in-iraqs-sectarian-violence-a-show-of-each-sides-worst.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/world/middleeast/
sunni-militants-seize-crossing-on-iraq-jordan-border.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/world/middleeast/iraq-militia.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/18/world/middleeast/
sectarian-violence-appears-to-spread-to-streets-of-baghdad.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/18/world/middleeast/
obama-is-said-to-consider-selective-airstrikes-on-sunni-militants.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/world/middleeast/
ask-a-question-about-iraq.html 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/14/world/middleeast/
shiites-flock-to-join-militias-to-battle-Sunnis-who-are-driving-toward-Baghdad.html

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/06/13/world/middleeast/
in-iraq-crisis-a-tangle-of-alliances-and-enmities.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/13/
opinion/david-brooks-the-sunni-shiite-conflict-explodes-in-iraq.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iraq        May 2014

 

Sunni Fighters Gain

as They Battle 2 Governments, and Other Rebels

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/world/middleeast/
the-militants-moving-in-on-syria-and-iraq.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iraq        January 2014

 

Radical Sunni militants

aligned with Al Qaeda

threatened Thursday

 to seize control of Falluja and Ramadi,

two of the most important cities in Iraq,

setting fire to police stations,

freeing prisoners from jail

and occupying mosques,

as the government rushed

troop reinforcements to the areas.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/03/world/middleeast/
Al-Qaeda-threatens-Iraqi-cities.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iraq > power struggle

between Shia and Sunni communities        2013        UK

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/19/
sectarianism-divides-iraq-again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iraq > Sunni mosque        USA

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/16/
world/middleeast/16cnd-baghdad.html

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/16/
world/middleeast/16iraq.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Shia militias taking back Iraq from Isis        G        21 July 2016

 

 

 

 

The Shia militias taking back Iraq from Isis        Video        The Guardian        21 July 2016

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcZT3YZqkYs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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