We are proud that we are Shias.
Most of them are Turkish speaking Shias.
Well, we are proud that we are Shias.
Shias and other groups make up the rest,
are interpreted very differently by Sunnis and Shias.
Shias, Twelvers in particular,
causing widespread anger among Shias.
This resulted in violent clashes between Sunnis and Shias.
Shias alleged discrimination by the Pakistani government since 1948,
Religious tensions between Sunnis and Shias remained after the war.
Most Shias accept that Ali is buried at the Tomb
Husayn's grave became the most visited place of Ziyarat for Shias.
Ali is important to both Shias and Sunnis, politically and spiritually.
which resulted in the hundreds of Shias and Sunnis being killed.
Sunni militants often target Shias but attacks in the capital are uncommon.
The Shias venerate him as a member of the family of imams,
Shias say that those who became the first three Khalifa were wrongly made.
In Quetta alone, about 1200 Shias have been killed within last two months.
Places of worship of Shias have frequently been targeted by the terrorists in Pakistan.
In contrast to Shias, Sunni religious teachers
and leaders have historically come under state control.
Shias are primarily Zaydi and also have significant minorities of Ismaili and Twelver Shias.
Shias are primarily Zaidi and also have significant minorities of Twelver and Ismaili Shias.
The Shias make up between 7% to 20% of the total population of Afghanistan.
increased sectarian divisions in Pakistan between Sunnis and Shias and between Deobandis and Barelvis.
Unlike the Salafis and Zahiri, Shias and Sufis as well as some other Muslim
With this, the flaring tensions between Sunnis and Shias are once again in the news.
There are around one million Shias(0.5%), who are concentrated around Jakarta, and about 400,000 Ahmadi Muslims(0.2%).
has been restored with the help of contributions from Shias from India, Pakistan, Iran and elsewhere.