Sunni Muslim


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Related to Sunni Muslim: Isis, Islam, Abu Bakr, Prophet Muhammad
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Noun1.Sunni Muslim - a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
Sunni Islam, Sunni - one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
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A Sunni Muslim who used to be a Majlis deputy is calling on the Council of Guardians to allow Sunnis to be presidential candidates.
ISIS is the current moniker of the ubiquitous preeminent radical Sunni Muslim terror group that sprouted from the earlier established roots of A1 Qaeda in Iraq.
In Syria and Iraq, Sunni and Shia are often spoken of as two thirds of a geopolitical triad with the Kurds -- a people who are generally classified as an ethnic group, the majority of whom are Sunni Muslim.
Iran's Intelligence Ministry said Monday the plot was planned by Sunni Muslim militants to target the Shiite Islamic republic.
Although there are some Sunni Muslims who partake in the Ashura commemoration with Shi'as, and other Shi'a rituals, there has always been a general political and social stance of non-tolerance against the presence of a non-Sunni Muslim ideology in Egypt.
Had Sunni Muslims protested ISIL in a strong way, and had Sunni Muslim ulema (religious scholars) raised their voices against ISIL, our understanding could have been different.
The irony is that it is in most Sunni Muslim countries that monarchy exists, with all its brutalities.
Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that he had ordered his air force to halt strikes on civilian areas, addressing a condition set by Sunni Muslim tribal figures to support his campaign against Islamic State fighters.
Tensions in Lebanon have been high following the intervention of Hezbollah in support of President Bashar al-Assad's forces fighting a two-year revolt led by Syria's Sunni Muslim majority.
Leading Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi called for a holy war against the Syrian government after fighters from Shi'ite Lebanese group Hezbollah intervened to help President Bashar Al-Assad.
While no group claimed Monday's blasts, Sunni Muslim insurgents and al Qaeda' s Iraqi wing have increased attacks since the beginning of the year and often target Shia districts to try to trigger wider confrontation.
Summary: Baquba, Iraq: Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of .