Sunni Muslim

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sunni Muslim a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
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Usage


In news:

A Sunni Muslim woman reacts as she burns a tire, blocking a street in Beirut during protests against the killing of senior intelligence offi.
Local Sunnis and Shiites Declare New Muslim Sect: Sushi.
It has become clear that it is a shift from one kind of tyranny to another — that of Sunni supremacists led by the Muslim Brotherhood.
A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a Sunni Muslim district of the Syrian capital Damascus, killing and wounding dozens of people, opposition activists said.
The Arab Spring uprisings, wars and economics have altered the landscape of the region, paving the way for a new axis to emerge, one led by Sunni Muslims.
BEIRUT — Shooting between Sunni and Shiite Muslim gunmen in southern Lebanon killed three people and wounded at least five Sunday, officials said, in the latest sign Syria's civil war may be spilling over to Lebanon .
In Beirut, recent strife has exposed worrying shifts in the allegiances of Sunni Muslims.
It is largely made up of Arabs from Syria's majority Sunni Muslim sect.
Sunni Muslim gunmen carry their weapons in the Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tebbaneh neighborhood, in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites.
The Arab Spring uprisings, wars and economics have altered the landscape of the region, paving the way for a new axis to emerge, one led by Sunni Muslims .
Dissidents elect Sunni Muslim cleric Moaz Khatib to lead the Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces, which aims to oust Bashar Assad.
They lost their independence and had to accept the myth that they were "good Muslims" so as to win Sunni acceptance.
Sunni Muslim militants have carried out scores of bombings and shootings against minority Shiites in Pakistan.
Violence by Sunni extremists against Shiites is common in Pakistan, a Muslim country dominated by Sunnis but home to a sizeable Shiite minority.
Irbin is one of many Sunni Muslim suburbs in the farmland around Damascus known as al-Ghouta.
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