Islam in Iraq
The history of Islam in Iraq goes back almost 1,400 years to the lifetime of Muhammad (died 632).
Iraq's Muslims follow two distinct traditions, Shia and Sunni Islam. Iraq is home to many religiou...
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Demographics of Iraq
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Iraq, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and ...
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Shia Islam in Iraq
More than half of the population of Iraq (ca. 60%-70%) are Shia Muslims.In addition, Iraq is the site of the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala, pilgrimage sites for millions of Shi'a Muslims. Najaf is ...
Abbasid Caliphate
The Abbasid Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة العباسية‎ al-Khilāfah al-‘Abbāsīyah), was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The Abbasid dynasty descended fr...
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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Hashemite
Hashemite (also spelled Hashimite) is the English-language version of the Arabic: هاشمي‎, transliteration: Hāšimī, and traditionally refers to those belonging to the Banu Hashim, or "clan of...
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Shaykhism
Shaykhism (Arabic: الشيخية‎) is an Islamic religious movement founded by Shaykh Ahmad in early 19th century Qajar Iran. It began from pure Shi‘a doctrine of the end times and the day of resu...
Mullá Husayn
Mullá Husayn (1813–1849) (Persian: ملا حسين بشروئي‎ Mullah Hossein Boshru'i), titled Jináb-i Bábu'l-Báb ("Gate of the Gate"), was a Persian religious figure and the first Letter of the Living of...
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Islamic Group in Kurdistan
Kurdistan Islamic Group (Kurdish: کۆمه‌لی ئیسلامی له‌ کوردستان / عێراق Komelî Îslamî le Kurdistan / 'Êraq; Arabic: الجماعة الإسلامية في كردستان / العراق‎ al-Jumāʿa al-islāmiya fī Kurdist...
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Mosques and shrines of Mosul
This article concerns the mosques and shrines of Mosul, Iraq.
This is the first ever mosque in the county, built in 640 AD by Utba bin Farqad Al-Salami after he captured Mosul during the reign of...
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Ezra's Tomb
Ezra's Tomb or the Tomb of Ezra (Arabic: العزير‎ Al-ʻUzair, Al-ʻUzayr, Al-Azair) is a location in Iraq on the western shore of the Tigris that was popularly believed to be the burial place o...
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Princess Yasmine bint Asem
Princess Yasmine bint Asem was born in Amman on June 30, 1975. Her father is Prince Asem bin Al Nayef and her mother is Firouzeh Vokhshouri. Princess Yasmine's parents divorced in 1985 and in 1986 h...
Prince Zeid bin Hussein
Prince Zeid bin Hussein, GCVO, GBE (Arabic: الأمير زيد بن الحسين‎) born (February 28, 1898 – October 18, 1970) was a member of the Hashemite dynasty and the head of the Royal House of ...
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Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan (Kurdish: باشووری کوردستان, Başûrê Kurdistanê), also known as the Kurdistan Region (Kurdish: هه‌رێمی کوردستان, Herêmî Kurdistan), ...
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Hereketa İslamiya Kurdistan
Hereketa İslamiya Kurdistane is a Kurdish (Sunni) Islamist movement in southeastern Turkey. It movement was established 1993 led by Seyda Mele Abdullah.The organisation is not listed among the 12 acti...
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History of Iraq
Iraq, known in classical antiquity as Mesopotamia, was home to the oldest civilizations in the world, with a cultural history of over 10,000 years, hence its common epithet, the Cradle of Civilization...
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Abu Hanifa Mosque
The Abu Hanifa Mosque (Arabic: مسجد أبو حنيفة, masjid abū ḥanīfah or مسجد أبي حنيفة, masjid abī ḥanīfah‎) is one of the most prominent Sunni mosques in Baghdād, Iraq.It is built around the t...
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Kurdish Hizbollah (Turkey)
Kurdish Hezbollah (KH) (Kurdish: Hizbullahî Kurdî‎), often referred to as the Turkish Hezbollah (Turkish: Türk Hızbullahı)or just Hizbullah in Turkey, is a Kurdish Sunni Islamist militan...
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Táhirih
Táhirih (Persian: طاهره‎ Tahere "The Pure One" - Táhirih is the Bahá'í preferred transliteration), also called Qurratu l-`Ayn (Arabic: قرة العين‎ "Solace/Consolation of the Eyes") are ...
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