Books tagged: sunni and shia

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Islamic Leadership after Muhammad: The True Story of Succession to the Messenger of God (Peace Be upon Him)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,730. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History
The events surrounding the ascension of the first Caliph, the impact of tribal affiliations and religious commands on early Islamic political life, the major decisions that produced the "Sunni vs Shia" conflict as well as other related topics are all expertly presented in this unique history book by Hani al-Tarabulsi.
The Iran-Iraq War: Exceeding Means - Analysis of the Decision of Saddam Hussein to Invade Iran, Longest and Bloodiest War in Middle Eastern History, Ayatollah, Shia Unrest, Sunni, Bathist Regime
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In September 1980, Saddam Hussein invaded Iran, which initiated one of the longest and bloodiest wars in contemporary Middle Eastern history. Saddam most likely chose to use military force because of threats to his regime from Iranian-sponsored subversion which he failed to counter with diplomacy.
Westernization or Modernization: The Political, Economic and Social Attitudes and Desires of the Post-Khomeini Generation in Iran - Sunni-Shia Split, Age of European Influence, Role of Clerics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to answer the following question: Does the generation of Iranians born after the 1979 revolution wish to continue living under the system established by Ayatollah Khomeini, or do they wish to modernize (or perhaps westernize) their current political, social, and economic systems?
What Does it Take to Be a "True Muslim"? Implications for Efforts to Counter al-Qa'ida's Violent Extremist Narrative - Salafist-Jihadist Movement, Orthodox Sunni Muslims in Relation to Salafis, Islam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Despite military targeting successes against al-Qa'ida (variant: al-Qaeda) leadership over the last 14 years, al-Qa'ida's network and influence continues to grow.
Islam: Ideology and Conflict - Analysis of Islamic World's Diversity of Politics and Faith, Extremism and Terrorism, Sunni and Shia Divide, Sectarian Violence, Review of Islam's Historical Conflicts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,670. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work is more than historical scholarship; it argues for an understanding of the Islamic World, Islam's roots and how those roots explain the political challenges of today.
A Deadly Conflict
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Two Arabic brothers, Asal and Aqul have been sent to the US to start a terrorist group within the country. After being picked up when they try to take over a fancy house their dreams are quickly removed by the authority.
Yemen in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Yemeni Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Aden, Sanaa, Sunni and Shi'a, Sufism, Qat Chewing, Al Qaeda, Houthi Rebellion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Yemen, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Peter the Hermit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The story of Peter the Hermit’s involvement in the Frank – Byzantine – Sunni Seljuk Turk – Shia Fatimid Egyptian religious and territorial war of the late 11th century.
Shiism and Sectarian Conflict in Pakistan - Identity Politics, Iranian Influence, and Tit-for-Tat Violence - Shia and Sunni, Taliban, Haqqani Network, APSC, Iranian Influence, Benazir Bhutto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Issues surrounding militancy among the Shi'a community in the Shi'a heartland and beyond continue to occupy scholars and policymakers. During the past year, Iran has continued its efforts to extend its influence abroad by strengthening strategic ties with key players in international affairs, including Brazil and Turkey.
2011 Mideast Uprisings: Country Background Information on Libya and Gaddafi, Egypt, and Bahrain - Authoritative Coverage of Government, Military, Human Rights, History
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 555,180. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
Three countries seriously impacted by the uprisings of 2011 - Libya, Egypt, and Bahrain - are profiled in this incredible collection of country studies and U.S. government background data, with over 1500 pages of up-to-date information featuring professional analysis and authoritative information about each nation.