History of Shia Islam
Shī‘a Islam, also known as Shi‘ite Islam or Shi‘ism, is the second largest branch of Islam after Sunni Islam. Shias adhere to the teachings of Muhammad and the religious guidance of his family (who ar...
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The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
The 'Iraqi Rambo' Has Killed 1,500 ISIS Members And Is A Beast
Meet the ultimate tool in the fight against ISIS – the Iraqi Rambo. Abu Azrael – which roughly translates to ‘The Angel of Death’ – is purportedly the leader of a Shi’ite militia, the Imam Ali Brigade...
History of Islam
MUST SEE VIDEO OF THE HISTORY OF ISLAM AND ITS EMPIRE OF FAITH, IF ANYONE CONVERTING INTO ISLAM SHOULD SEE AND KNOW THE HISTORY OF ISLAM.
Shia Islam
This video is about Shia Islam. Shia muslims are the true followers of Allah, the prophets, and 12 Imams Sorry for the wait the making of the video was delay...
History of Islam - History Channel Documentary 1/10
This is a short history of islam done by non-muslims and historians.You gotta watch it all the way once for ever and understand it or at least go up to 3 of ...
Shia Islam
The Shia (/ˈʃiːə/; Arabic: شيعة‎ Shīʿah), or the Shiites (/ˈʃiːaɪts/), represent the second largest denomination of Islam.Adherents of Shia Islam are called Shias or the Shi'a as a collectiv...
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History of Islam
The history of Islam concerns the religion of Islam and its adherents, Muslims. "Muslim" is an Arabic word meaning "one who submits to God". Muslims and their religion have greatly impacted the politi...
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Succession to Muhammad
The succession to Muhammad concerns the varying aspects of successorship of Muhammad after his death, comprising who might be considered as his successor to lead the Muslims, how that person should be...
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Saqifah
The Saqīfah (Arabic: السقيفة‎), also known as Saqīfah Banī Sā'idah (Arabic: سقيفة بني ساعدة‎), was a roofed building used by a Jewish tribe called Banu Sa'idah, a faction of Banu K...
Rashidun
The Rashidun Caliphs (meaning "Rightly Guided", "Righteously Guided", "Righteous" Caliphs; Arabic: الخلفاء الراشدون‎ al-Khulafāʾu ar-Rāshidūn), often simply called, collectively, "the Rashi...
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First Fitna
The First Fitna or Great Fitna (Arabic: فتنة مقتل عثمان‎ Fitnat Maqtal Uthmān, "The Fitna of the Killing of Uthman") was a civil war within the early Islamic state which resulted in the over...
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Second Fitna
The Second Fitna, or Second Islamic Civil War, was a period of general political and military disorder that afflicted the Islamic empire during the early Umayyad dynasty, following the death of the fi...
Battle of Karbala
The Battle of Karbala took place on Muharram 10, in the year 61 AH of the Islamic calendar (October 10, 680 AD) in Karbala, situated in present day Iraq. The battle was between a small group of suppor...
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Twelvers
Twelver Shi'a Islam or Imamiyyah (Arabic: اثنا عشرية‎, Athnā‘ashariyyah or Ithnā‘ashariyyah; Persian: شیعه دوازده‌امامی‎, [ʃiːʔe-je dævɑzdæh emɑmiː]) is the largest branch of Shi'a Isl...
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Ismaili
Ismāʿīlism (Arabic: الإسماعيلية‎ al-Ismāʿīliyya; Persian: اسماعیلیان‎; Kurdish: Ismaili, Esmāʿiliyān) is a branch of Shia Islam whose adherents are also known as Seveners. The Ismā...
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Mustaali
Mustā‘lī Ismāʿīlī or Mustā‘lī (Arabic: مستعلي‎) is a sect of Ismā'īlī Shia Islam, so named for their acceptance of Al-Musta'li as the nineteenth Fatimid caliph and legitimate successor to hi...
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Nizari
The Nizari (Arabic: النزاريون‎ an-Nizāriyyūn) are Ismaili Muslims who form the second largest branch of Shia Islam (the largest being the Twelver). There are an estimated 15 million Nizari r...
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Dawoodi Bohras
Dawoodi Bohra ( Urdu: داؤدی بوہرہ‎, also spelled Daudi Bohra) are a sub-sect of Shia Islam. The Dawoodi Bohra trace their belief system back to Yemen, where it evolved from the Fatimid Calip...
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Alavi Bohra
The Alavi Bohras are a Taiyabi Mustaali Ismaili Shi'i Muslim community from Gujarat, India. In India, during the time of the 18th Fatimid Imam Ma'ad al-Mustansir Billah around 1093 AD, the designated ...
Fatimid Empire
The Fatimid Caliphate (Arabic: الفاطميون‎, al-Fāṭimīyūn) was a Shia Islamic caliphate, which spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean...
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Hashashin
The Assassins (from Persian: حشیشیان‎ Arabic: حشّاشين‎ Ḥashshāshīn) is the name used to refer to the medieval Nizari Ismailis, particularly those of Persia and Syria, by Westerners. Of...
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Zaidiyyah
Zaidiyya or Zaidism (Arabic: الزيدية az-zaydiyya, adjective form Zaidi or Zaydi) is an early sect which emerged out of Shi'a Islam named after Zayd ibn ʻAlī, the grandson of Husayn ibn ʻAlī. Followers...
Alavids
CEIn the 9th–14th centuries, the northern Iranian regions of Tabaristan, Daylam and Gilan, sandwiched between the Caspian Sea and the Alborz range, came under the rule of a number of Alid dynasties, ...
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Buyids
The Buyid dynasty or the Buyids (Persian: آل بویه‎ Āl-e Buye), also known as Buwaihids, Bowayhids, Buyahids, or Buyyids, was a Shia dynasty which originated from Lahijan in Dailam.The Buyid dyna...
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Ukhaidhirids
The Banu 'l-Ukhaidhir (Arabic: بنو الأخيضر‎) was a dynasty that ruled in al-Yamamah (central Arabia) from 867 to at least the mid-eleventh century. An Alid dynasty, they were descendents of...
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Rassids
The Imams of Yemen and later the Kings of Yemen were religiously consecrated leaders belonging to the Zaidiyyah branch of Shia Islam. They established a blend of religious and secular rule in parts of...
Qarmatians
The Qarmatians (Arabic: قرامطة‎ Qarāmita "Those Who Wrote in Small Letters"; also transliterated "[C/Q/K]armathians") were a syncretic religious group that combined elements of the Ismaili S...
Alevi
Alevism or Alevi (/'ælɛvij/, also /æˈlɛviː/ or /əˈleɪviː/, Turkish: Alevîlik or Turkish: Anadolu Alevîliği/Alevileri, also called Qizilbash, Spiritual Shiism or Sufi-Shia by outsiders) is a m...
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Alawism
The Alawites, also known as Alawis (ʿAlawīyyah Arabic: علوية‎), are a prominent religious group, centred in Syria, who follow a branch of the Twelver school of Shia Islam but with syncretist...
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