Sunni Islam

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Noun1.Sunni Islam - one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
Islam, Muslimism - the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion; "Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia"
religious order, religious sect, sect - a subdivision of a larger religious group
Sunni, Sunni Muslim, Sunnite - a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
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He became known as the Imam Ahl Al Sunnah, a celebrated theologian with no peers in the field of orthodox doctrine.
As a model camp, Bucca was the scene of careful recruitment of double-agents, even if it was unclear whether interrogators questioned Al Baghdadi about his militant group, the JamaACAyiyat Jaysh Ahl Al Sunnah Wal JamaaACAyah, or whether they worked with him to integrate the Mujahidin Shura Council in 2006, which was metamorphosed into the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) in 2006.