Shi'ite Muslim


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Noun1.Shi'ite 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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At least 21 people, including elite Revolutionary Guards, were killed and 100 wounded in two suicide bomb attacks at a prominent Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Zahedan Thursday.
A senior opposition source said all the dead were members of Hizbollah or Amal - Shi'ite Muslim groups that have led a political campaign against the anti-Damascus governing coalition.
Shi'ite Muslim leader Shahbaz Hussein Shirazi, aged 60, was killed in Chistian, about 90 miles south of Multan.
A suicide bomber killed at least nine people when he detonated an explosive vest after Friday prayers at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in south-western Baghdad, police and hospital sources said.
BAGHDAD (TAP) - Bombs exploded in predominantly Shi'ite Muslim districts in Baghdad and in the southern city of Hilla on Tuesday, killing at least 49 people, police and hospital sources said.
Saudi Arabia has been pushing the idea of closer Gulf integration to contain Shi'ite Muslim unrest in Bahrain and counter the influence of regional Shiite power Iran.
Non-Arab, largely Shi'ite Muslim Iran savored the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in February, a U.
A bomb has torn through a bus carrying Shi'ite Muslim worshippers in Pakistan killing at least 12 people.
21 (ANI): A bomb attack killed at least 10 people and wounded 40 at the funeral for a Shi'ite Muslim on Friday (November 21) in the northwest Pakistani town of Dera Ismail Khan.
Sheikh Abdul Mehdi al-Karbalai, a close follower of Iraq's most influential Shi'ite Muslim leader Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, was hit in the legs and was taken to hospital.
Shi'ite Muslim victim Mr Tareen Bux said the attackers struck from behind.
At least 27 people were killed when a bomber detonated his explosive vest at a funeral for the relative of a Shi'ite Muslim militia commander in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala on Monday, security and medical sources said.