Shiite Muslim

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Shiite Muslim 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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Usage


In news:

Local Sunnis and Shiites Declare New Muslim Sect: Sushi.
Shiite Muslim worshippers gather outside the Imam Hussein shrine.
Shiite Muslims pray at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine during the festival of AShoura in Baghdad, Iraq,Saturday, Nov 24, 2012.
Ibrahim al-Jaafari Nominated for Prime Minister by Shiite Muslims.
A police officer says a bomb has exploded outside a Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan's largest city, killing at least two people.
Muslim 96 percent (Shiite 16 percent), other (includes Christian, Hindu) 4 percent.
A state rescue official says a suicide bomber has attacked a Shiite Muslim procession near Pakistan's capital, killing 23 people.
When Shiite Muslims in Iraq took to the streets to protest the presence of American troops as well as Saddam Hussein, was the world witnessing the birth of nationalism .
Pakistan's interior minister says the government will suspend cell phone service in most parts of the country over the next two days to prevent attacks against Shiite Muslims over a key religious holiday.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police say a bomb blast has killed at least seven people including three children and wounded around 30 others, some critically at a Shiite Muslim procession in northwestern Pakistan.
Bahraini Shiite Muslims holding up banners in an April 17 demonstration calling for cancellation of the upcoming Bahrain F1 Grand Prix.
The blast struck a procession of Shiite Muslims marking a religious anniversary.
NBC News — Bombings targeting Shiite Muslims killed dozens of people thursday in two cities south of Baghdad.
Bombings kill 18 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan.
Sunni Muslim militants have carried out scores of bombings and shootings against minority Shiites in Pakistan.
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