Origin of Shiʿah
How to use Shiʿah in a sentence
Monis was born Manteghi Bourjerdi into a Shia Muslim family in Iran.
There are a lot of Shia fighters from Afghanistan and Iran.The Battle for Aleppo: A Decisive Fight for ISIS, Assad, and the USA|Jamie Dettmer|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the militia perspective, the Shia factions in Iraq break down as follows.
It will go to the Shia majority and is the subject of an ongoing struggle with very high stakes indeed.
But in Syria, where Shia are a minority, a post-ISIS future threatens to freeze Iran out.How Iran Could Become Our Shadow Enemy in the Syria ISIS War|Jacob Siegel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Akhab Khan prevented those Shia dogs from shooting you and Mayne-sahib,” went on the low murmur.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The Shia heretics afterwards became powerful, and the Christians were well treated.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Radical Shia elements, some of whom receive support from Iran, formed death squads.
This atrocity, directed at a Muslim house of prayer, was designed to provoke retaliation from Iraqi Shia -- and it succeeded.
At the local level, Sunnis, Shia, and Kurds are beginning to come together to reclaim their communities and rebuild their lives.