Essays Tagged: "Shia Islam"

Through the Eyes Of Terror - A look behind the motivation of the Taliban and other Terrorists.

stitution and a quasi-parliament system. The parliament system however, happened to be dominated by Islamic leaders. So in turn the new constitution established Shi'ite Islam as the official state rel ... ture and execution. His dismissal marked the last obstacle to a complete takeover of the country by Islamic fundamentalists and a clergy who were determined to reversing the trend of modernization and ...

(6 pages) 148 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Islamic sects (Shiites & Sunnis) from a historical perspective outlining the key similarities and differences.

power to the family of prophet. After the murder of Ali (661 year), his associates (in Arabic - Ash-shia , that's why - Shiites) considered that the power must be inherited by his sons - Hassan and Hu ...

(8 pages) 163 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Discuss the Main Problems between the Sunni and Shi'i Islam.

less of how many sects each has, Sunnis make up ninety per cent of the Muslim population, while the Shias make up approximately the other ten per cent. In many instances within the Muslim faith there ... ng to Ahmed (1999), it is the view of many scholars that the differences between the Sunnis and the Shias can be explained by the historical and cultural confrontation between the Arabs and Persians. ...

(7 pages) 223 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Gulf War

(1 pages) 31 1 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Three main types of Muslims. The Shia The Sunni and the Wahabi

There are three main types of islam the Shia and the Sunni and the Wahabi although we say the Wahabia are non muslims because they kill the ... unni and the Wahabi although we say the Wahabia are non muslims because they kill the sunni and the shia.The shias and the suunis are closely related but there are some sunnis that think that we shia ... Yazeed(may he inshallah burn in hell) and the sunni believe that to and because both sunni and the shia mourn they kill us for example that bomb that went of in kerbala this year was the doing of the ...

(1 pages) 17385 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Khoja Shiite society of Dubai

conclude how or why a society changes the way it did. Similarly, the Khoja Shiite's (pronounced as shiaa) community based in Dubai, U.A.E has also undergone through this transition.Social change is u ...

(6 pages) 38 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Objectivity in Journalism

t they are fighting at the shrine of a deceased religious figure that is held at high esteem in the Islamic world. The timelines is best displayed by this particular line "Although the weeklong battle ... ist in the same article that uses the term Muslim is a bad approach to journalism. People associate Islam or followers of Islam (Muslims) to be an extremist religion which preaches on Jihad or holy wa ...

(8 pages) 69 1 4.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Next Generation in New Iraq

ars orphans. Most of them are angry and more violent than other kids. Sunni orphans won't play with Shia children because Shiites killed their parents, and the same thing is happening with Shiite orph ...

(2 pages) 22 2 2.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Is the world changing for the better?

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays