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PHOTOS: Muslim world mourns on Muharram

On Tuesday, devout Shiite Muslims commemorated the martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson with mass flagellation ceremonies. Known as Ashura, the ritual is celebrated on the 10th......

Shiite judge, 2 others shot dead in Quetta

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Shiite judge, his bodyguard and driver in a sectarian attack in Quetta city of southwest Pakistan on Thursday, officials said. Zulfiqar Naqvi, a sessions judge, was......

J&K: Shiite Muslims protest Iraq mosque blast

Shia Muslims staged protests in several areas of Jammu and Kashmir, including Srinagar on Thursday against the bombing of a revered mosque in the Iraqi town of Sammara.Anti-US slogans rent the air......

Iraq blast claims 55

A suicide car bomb attack on a crowded street near a Shiite shrine in Karbala, Iraq, claimed 55 lives on Saturday.At least 70 people are said to be injured in the blast.A police officer confirmed......

56 killed in Iraq blast

A car bomb explodedin a bus station in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, Iraq,on Saturday, killing at least 56 people, official sources said.More than 70 people were said to be wounded in the......

Oil prices at 9-month high as Iraq crisis deepens

Brent crude climbed to a nine-month high near $115 a barrel on Friday, as supply disruption fears took centre stage after the United States threatened military action in Iraq against Sunni Islamist......

Six of Spanish cyclist's 12 guards killed in Pakistan's danger zone Quetta

Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead six guards protecting a Spanish round-the-world cyclist in a violent and remote area of western Pakistan where a bus bomb killed 24 Shi'ite pilgrims a day earlier,......
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SREENIVAS
Q. Is it true that Shia Islams, or Shiites, believe that Mohammad chose his son-in-law, Ali, to be his successor and they view the Koran as unauthentic and offer their own interpretations to its doctrines.
SREENIVAS:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-it-true-that-shia-islams-or-shiites-believe-that-mohammad/28016933/answers/

Keen Observer
Q. Which of these is the largest Muslim sect?AhmadiyyaSunniShiiteKharijite
Keen Observer:  A. None of these premises is true. Holy Prophet did not anoint Ali as his successor. Shias do not disbelieve Qurn. They have differences in interpretation of the Holy Book ! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-these-is-the-largest-muslim-sectahmadiyyasunnishiit/26767965/answers/28016937

jameel ahmed
Q. Does Islam rely solely on the Qur'an for its doctrines? Do Muslims use the Old Testament in their beliefs?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. sunni more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-islam-rely-solely-on-the-quran-for-its-doctrines-do-mus/24695280/answers/26767983

  Web results for Shiite
36 killed in clashes with IS in Iraq

total of 36 people were killed in attacks and clashes with the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala Wednesday,... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/others/showgroup/20319960.html
Two Israeli soldiers, U.N. peacekeeper killed in Israel-Hezbollah …

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/hezbollah-missile-wounds-four-israeli-soldiers-lebanon-frontier-122647073.html
Bahrain opposition head rejects charges as trial opens

Bahraini Shiite opposition chief Sheikh Ali Salman, in custody for allegedly trying to overthrow the kingdom's Sunni regime, rejected the charge as... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/bahrain-opposition-head-rejects-charges-as-trial-opens-115012801411_1.html
Iran warns of 'consequences' for Israeli attack

Iran has told the United States that Israel should expect consequences for an attack on the Syrian-controlled Golan Heights that killed an Iranian... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/iran-warns-consequences-israeli-attack
Pentagon

US officials are holding discussions with representatives of the Shiite militia in Yemen who have forced the resignation of the country`s... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/us-in-contact-with-huthis-in-yemen-pentagon_1537479.html

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