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Why are Shiites fighting in Syria?

STORY SUMMARY January 10, 2014 12:23 AM By Rodger Shanahan The Daily Star Read more: http://dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2014/Jan-10/243615-why-are-shiites-fighting-in-syria.ashx#ixzz2qAWWUtBM (The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb) The Syrian civil war is not a rallying call for the region’s Shiite communities in the same way that it is for foreign Sunni jihadists. The […]

Iraq’s Shiite-Sunni Divide Growing

Source: Huffington Post Author: Hamza Hendawi BAGHDAD — Now that U.S. forces are gone, Iraq’s ruling Shiites are moving quickly to keep the two Muslim sects separate – and unequal. Sunnis are locked out of key jobs at universities and in government, their leaders banned from Cabinet meetings or even […]