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Can you notice the difference between the sunnis and the shiites?

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Ross Pratt on February 3, 2018

I see that there is not much difference. Both Sunnis and Shiites are just different Islamic schools. No one can say that one school is better than the other. Just split on the way, the successor of the prophet (after his death) should be. Muslims elected Abou Bakr to be the first Caliph after the prophet Muhammad (PEACE be upon him) death. However, some Muslims believed that the successor should be of the family of the prophet and, therefore, should be Ali Ibn Abou Taleb (the prophet cousin and husband of his daughter). However, after the election of AbouBakr, they joined the majority, and even Ali Ibn Abou Taleb (God be pleased with him) supported the elected Caliph. The same scenario was repeated after election of Omar Ibn Alkhattab as the second Caliph Uthman Ibn Affan as the third Caliph. Ali Ibn Abou Taleb was elected as the fourth Caliph. However, the Sunnis and Shiites are just two Islamic schools that differ in minor issues.The outsiders are trying to feed assumed differences and conflicts between Muslim groups to gain control on Muslim countries and on their resources. The two main groups are the Sunni and the Shi'a. Both groups agree on basic pillars of Islam, believe in same and only version of Quran and believe and follow the sunnah of the prophet himself (PEACE be upon him), pray to same direction (facing Kaba in Makkah or Mecca in Saudi Arabia, go to same places on pilgrimage (Hajj or), and adhere to same Islam morals and ritual worships. They only differ on some side issues that are not critical.


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