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Children of the Gods
Muslim stood with Jew, Pagan with Christian, Hindu with atheist, all protesting injustice, all making a stand as one people against hate. Downtown Denver was alive with a multi-hued tapestry of people, joined together in tragedy, and hope. A Denver police...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Pagan Sexuality and Sexual Freedom
Old Traditions Live Today! Pagans like me who believe in, talk about and practice sexual freedom are protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. As individuals, and as Americans, we pagans have the freedom to choose the manner in which we...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Magick & Divination in Arabia
Magick in Arabic is “sihr” and means “to produce illusion on the eyes”. The origin of magick in Arabia is believed to be in Babel. It, supposedly, was revealed there by two angels, “Harut” and “Marut”, who instructed mankind in the art. Unlike the ancient...
History & Anthropology >> Arabic
Nipping Trouble in the Bud: Community and Child Custody Issues Affecting Heathens
I suggest there are several ways to deal with religious issues, particularly as they affect child custody, getting along with neighbors, etc. One is to be open and honest unless you are in an area so benighted as to be putting yourself and your loved ones in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Starting with Jesus and the Christian Path...
During the years of the historical Jesus' life, there are eight or nine years that his whereabouts are not accounted for. Meaning these are the 'lost' years. It was after returning that he truly began to teach his wisdom. Many scholars believe he was in India...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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Estimated Percentage Range of Shia by Country - Pew Forum on
Methodology for Sunni-Shia Estimates. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life / Mapping the Global Muslim Population. 39 www.
Islam: Sunnis and Shiites - The Investigative Project on Terrorism
Feb 23, 2004 and approximately 10-15% of all Muslims follow the Shiite (Shi'ite, ... The differences between the Sunni and Shiite Islamic sects are rooted in.
Country Information and Guidance Pakistan: Shia Muslims -
Feb 9, 2015 Violence and discrimination against Shia Muslims. 8. Annex A: ...
On Being Shia in Saudi Arabia - The Institute for Gulf Affairs
Muslims; many of whom adhere to the rigid Wahhabi ideology, which in principle is extremely anti-Shia. The general contempt of Shias in the Kingdom is by no ...
Sunnis and Shiites
The majority of the world's Muslim population follows the Sunni branch of Islam, and approximately 10-15% of all Muslims follow the Shiite (Shi'ite, Shi'a, Shia) ...

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BreakingNews 11/3/16 - Cowards Linking Shia Muslims To Boko Haram As They...
Row breaks out between UK Sunni and Shia over Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr execution
A Sunni Islam group in the UK has been accused of trying to whip up sectarian animosity against Shia Muslims in the wake of tensions over the execution of the respected Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. The organisation, Documenting Oppression Against ...
Saudi forces torture Shia Muslim youth to death: Reports
A young Shia Muslim man has reportedly lost his life in captivity after being tortured at the hands of Saudi regime forces in the kingdom's oil-rich al-Qatif region of the Eastern Province.
Saudi Wahhabi forces severely torture Shia Muslim to death
A young Shia Muslim man has reportedly lost his life in captivity after being tortured at the hands of Saudi regime forces in the kingdom's oil-rich al-Qatif region of the Eastern Province.
Nigeria's Shia Muslims spurn inquiry into Kaduna violence
LAGOS, (AA): A commission of enquiry into clashes between the army and Nigeria's Shia Muslim community was suspended Monday after the Islamic Movement shunned the proceedings. In December, violence in the northern state of Kaduna saw at least ...

Suggested Web Resources

The Shi'a Homepage
Site has Articles about Islamic fundamentals, the Imams and important Muslims. Also has a list of Islamic organizations and websites.
Shia Islam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shia an abbreviation of Shia-ne-Ali, Shīʻatu ʻAlī (شيعة علي, "followers of Ali"), is a branch of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad's proper ...
What is the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims?
May 28, 2013 CLASHES between Islam's two big sects, the Sunni and the Shia, take place across the Muslim world. In the Middle East a potent mix of religion ...
Sunnis and Shia: Islam's ancient schism - BBC News -
Jan 4, 2016 Shia Muslims are in the majority in Iran, Iraq, Bahrain, Azerbaijan and, according to some estimates, Yemen. There are also large Shia ...
What is difference between Sunni and Shia? Ancient Muslim rivalry
Jan 5, 2016 SAUDI Arabia's execution of popular cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr ignited outrage among Shia Muslims, causing violent protests in Iran against ...

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