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Sunni Muslims Essay Examples

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A Description of Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi Dictator as a Ruthless Despot Who Has Brought Enormous Misery on His Own People
"Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator is a ruthless despot who has brought enormous misery on his own people. It is a pity he remains in power..." (Finley ). The tension between Iran and Iraq had deep roots. Long-standing major problems included rivalries between the minority Sunni Muslims who dominated Iraq and th...
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An Overview of Three Major Areas of Change and Conflicts Among Muslims
CONFLICTS AMONG MUSLIMS Muslims were faced with numerous problems after Mohammed’s death. This was mainly due to the fact that Mohammed had not set rules of how the Umma should operate. He had never said anything about how authority should be established, and also on what grounds it should be based on. This essay will desc...
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The Difficulties Muslims Need to Deal With Before and On Hajj
  There are a few difficulties Muslims need to deal with before and on Hajj.A common difficulty is if the Muslims are ill. They may send someone else on their behalf. If a Muslim cannot go on Hajj because of unavoidable circumstances there is still niyyah. This means the intention to go on Hajj.Difficulties may occur if...
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Islamic Law and Rules for All Aspects of a Muslim's Life: Four Major Sunni Schools of Law or Jurisprudence (Madh'hab) and Shi'i Schools
Islamic law contains rules and guidelines for all aspects of a Muslim's life, such as how to pray, the proper way to conduct a business transaction, how to bury the dead, as well as crimes and punishments. Traditionally, these laws were based largely upon the Koran and the Sunnah, which is the practice or custom of the Prop...
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Into the Mind of a Dictator: Saddam Hussein
"Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator is a ruthless despot who has brought enormous misery on his own people. It is a pity he remains in power..." (Finley ). The tension between Iran and Iraq had deep roots. Long-standing major problems included rivalries between the minority Sunni Muslims who dominated Iraq an...
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Issues Facing Muslims in North America and Europe
What are some of the issues facing Muslims living in non-majority Muslim countries today, particularly in North America and Europe?Muslim issues in society can be viewed in multiple ways while it is mostly affected by religion, local economiesand responses to social crises and disasters. An example of this would be how Nort...
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Redeeming the Lost Identity among Muslims
Muslims living at this time are living through an era full of chaos and
corruption. Their faith is being tested, as they face problem after
problem. Among the countless challenges Muslims face today, one major
problem we must encounter is an identity crisis. Most Muslims experience
such a time, wherein they want to neglect...
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An Essay on the Troubled Relationship between the Muslims and the Jews
The Jews have had a long troubled relationship with the Muslims for many years. Many people do not realize that these two groups used to live in peace together; in fact they once respected each others religious beliefs. When Muhammad founded Islam he taught that it was important to believe in one God, just as the Jews. Muha...
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An Analysis of the Conflict Between the Christians and the Muslims
The conflict between the Christians and the Muslims began months ago in the southern Maluku island of Ambon. Dozens of people on both sides were being killed weekly. As a result, Indonesia is now rife with refugee camps. But why is there conflict between them? The answers because of ethnic and religious tensions that slowly...
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An Introduction to the History and an Analysis of Muslims
Innocence of Muslims is a satirical anti-Muslim video created and produced by Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, an Egyptian- American based in Los Angeles, California. The video is fourteen minutes long and, therefore, better referred to as a trailer rather than a feature film. However, there is a full feature film, to which Innoce...
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A Greater Hate for the Muslims
The treatment of Muslims has changed greatly after the 9/11 terror attack on America that left almost three thousand people dead. The situation has been different for the U.S citizens and resident aliens who are Muslims, those seeking to enter the United States and aliens within the U.S who are Muslims. Discrimination has b...
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Ethnic Group the Kurds, Their History and Current Situation
Kurds - A People Without a State Introduction Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe."...
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An Analysis of the Shia, 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 sunni and the shia. The shias and the suunis are closely related but there are some sunnis that think that we shia are kafur (Non Muslims)because the ignorant sunnis think we think th...
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An Examination of the People without a State: The Kurds
Kurds - A People Without a State
Introduction Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe." (Bonner, p....
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An Introduction to the History and Analysis of Islam
Islam is the second main religion in the world. It has over one billion supporters, and it is growing at extremely high speed. This religion has two main branches which are; the Sunnis which have about 940 million supporters, and the Shiites which has 120 million followers. The two factions also have their own branches and...
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An Analysis of the Aspects of Sufism in the Islamic Religion
Islam, as a religion, is divided into two different sects, Sunni and Shi’i. These divisions have their own separate values and rituals that create an unconquerable schism between them. The gap, however, is somewhat bridged by a twist on the Islamic faith known as . The mystic ways of the Sufi society make it very appealing...
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A Study of the Kurds
Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the
largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian
William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race
purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe." (Bonner, p. 63,
1992) Over the past hundred years, the desire fo...
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A Report on the History and Life of the Kurds
Introduction Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe." (Bonner, p. 63, 1992) Over the past h...
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A Look at the Sunni and Shi i Form of Islamic Religion
Islam, as a religion, is divided into two different sects, Sunni and Shi i. These divisions have their own separate values and rituals that create an unconquerable schism between them. The gap, however, is somewhat bridged by a twist on the Islamic faith known as Sufism. The mystic ways of the Sufi society make it very appe...
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The Sunni Muslim Religion Influences in the Middle East
“Middle East Religion” One of the main influences of the people in the Middle East is religion. Religion affects every aspect of life, including hair, dress, dating, marriage, meals, role in society, and lifestyle, just to name a few. Religion is held in the highest regard and given the utmost respect by all that follow it...
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A History of the Kurds in Geography, a Nation Without a State
Geography/History The Kurds: A Nation Without a State Introduction Of all the ethnic groups in the world, the Kurds are one of the largest that has no state to call their own. According to historian William Westermann, "The Kurds can present a better claim to race purity...than any people which now inhabits Europe....
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Islam and Multiculturalism
What is happening today in European countries is the concern of
multiculturalism failure in society. The minority that is always
implicitly target is the Islamic. The controversy around Islamic been
self segregated and not interrogated into the society has rise concern
among the European. This discourse issue has been circu...
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Moving from Egypt to the US
Coming to America from Egypt is the better thing that happened to me in my life. For a lot of reasons but, a few of them I would like to talk about, a good education, better life, and Religious persecution. First, for a good education because, in Egypt there are not a good education and also, there are no job opportunity...
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What Is Terrorism?
“Terrorism” is a loaded word which transfers fear to people when they hear it. Terrorism is defined as “the unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or politi...
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All for One and One for All
Throughout American history every minority has been discriminated against. In the 1940s the Japanese were affected by the Japanese containment. In the 1960s the African-American Civil Rights Movement took place, and recently in 2001, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 built hatred towards many Muslims. Americans to...
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