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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Previously Jamaat Ahl al-Sunnah lil-Dawa wa al-Jihad (also known as Boko Haram) under Abubakar Shekau, an allegiance pledge was given to Daesh in March 2015, creating a West Africa province with Shekau as its governor.
In at least eight sorties, the Syrian bombers targeted positions of Ahrar al-Sham, al-Nusra Front, Faylaq al-Homs and Ahl al-Sunnah battalions near the small town of al-Zara in the Southern part of Hama province.
My neck is before your neck." (Bukhari, 3600; Muslim, 1811) Fifthly: You should follow his Sunnah in word and deed, so that his Sunnah is the path you follow in your whole life, and you put his words before any other words and put his command before everything else; and you should follow the 'aqeedah (belief) of his noble Companions, and the aqeedah of the Tbieen who followed them, and the aqeedah of those who followed their path until the present day, namely Ahl Al-Sunnah wa'l-Jama'ah, and avoid bid'ah (innovation).