Shia Muslim

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Related to Shia Muslim: Islam, Isis, Muharram, Sunni Islam
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Noun1.Shia Muslim - a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
Shia, Shiah, Shiah Islam - one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
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Kurram is the only Shia Muslim region in a predominantly Sunni country.
Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince has shut the door on any future dialogue with Iran, citing Shia Muslim expectation of the return of Imam Mahdi as a deal breaker for any future communication.
Shia Muslim Iran backs Palestinian and Lebanese militant groups who oppose peace with Israel.
At least 87 others were wounded in the blast, in the Shia Muslim district of Sadr City during the morning rush hour.
The Shia Muslim cleric was one of the most prominent leaders of the Bahraini revolution.
Homa Memari was a Shia Muslim, while Mr Haruf was Sunni - a difference that "created tension", claimed Mr Bruce.
WHENEVER a place of Shia Muslim worship is assaulted, it is mentioned in the headlines as Imambargah.
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In his previous life, 52-year-old Rabbi Sinai was a Shia Muslim living in Lebanon.
The speech, marking the Shia Muslim religious holiday of Eid Al Ghadir, was posted on his website, where he has also published video footage showing his recovery from a recent prostate surgery.
A CARDIFF-born jihadist has gone on Twitter to boast about militants killing more than 250 Shia Muslim soldiers in Syria Nasser Muthana posted a message telling how he could "confirm the news that the brothers counted at least 250 dead nusayri (Shia) soldiers that they sent to hell, news came from airbase control room.
Members of Pakistan's Shia Muslim community were digging Monday through the rubble of a massive car bombing in Karachi.