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...
Islam in Iraq - Wikipedia
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 ...
Demographics of Iraq - Wikipedia
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...
Battle of Karbala - Wikipedia
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...
1991 Uprising in As Sulaymaniyah
The 1991 uprising in Sulaymaniyah was one of biggest 1991 uprisings in Iraq. Sulaymaniyah, a Kurdish city of over 100,000 population, was the first Iraqi city to be captured by rebels and the last one...
1991 Uprising in As Sulaymaniyah - Wikipedia
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...
Islamic Group in Kurdistan - Wikipedia
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...
Mosques and shrines of Mosul - Wikipedia
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...
Ezra's Tomb - Wikipedia
Kurdistan Islamic Movement
The Islamic Movement of Kurdistan (or Kurdistan Islamic Movement) is an Islamist group founded in 1979 by Shaykh Uthman Abd-Aziz and several other Sunni mullahs who were all part of the non-political ...
Kurdistan Islamic Movement - Wikipedia
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 ...
Prince Zeid bin Hussein - Wikipedia
Abdul-Aziz al-Samarrai Mosque
The Abdul-Aziz al-Samarrai Mosque is a mosque in Fallujah, Iraq that came to worldwide attention when militants holed up inside it directed small-arms and rocket fire at US Marines. US forces returned...
Kurdish Regional Government
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), (Kurdish: حکوومەتی هەرێمی کوردستان, Hikûmetî Herêmî Kurdistan), is the official ruling body of the predominantly Kurdish r...
Kurdish Regional Government - Wikipedia
Al-Sahlah Mosque
The Al-Sahlah Mosque or Masjid al-Sahlah (Arabic: مسجد السهلة‎) is one of the primary significant mosques in the city of Kufa, Iraq. The mosque is of great importance to Shia Muslims, and it...
Al-Sahlah Mosque - Wikipedia
List of mosques in Baghdad
Baghdad, located in Iraq, was once the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate and a center of Islamic advancements. The Golden Age ended in 1258 when the Mongols laid siege to the city and demolished many o...
List of mosques in Baghdad - Wikipedia
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...
Hereketa İslamiya Kurdistan - Wikipedia
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...
Kurdish Hizbollah (Turkey) - Wikipedia
Theodore Abu-Qurrah
Theodore Abū Qurrah (Greek: Θεόδωρος Ἀβουκάρας, Theodoros Aboukaras; c. 750 – c. 823) was a 9th-century Orthodox Christian theologian who lived in the early Islamic period.
He was born around ...