OTHER WORDS FROM ShiʿiteShi·ʿism [shee-iz-uhm], /ˈʃi ɪz əm/, nounShi·ʿit·ic [shee-it-ik], /ʃiˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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A Shiite stronghold wrapped in a Sunni explosive belt—not exactly a picture of stability.The Nuclear Deal That Iran’s Regime Fears Most|Djavad Khadem|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allying themselves with the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, some Lebanese Christians are standing their ground against ISIS.Lebanese Christians Gun Up Against ISIS|Susannah George|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last month, the three largest Shiite militias told President Obama not to send ground troops into Iraq.Iran Orders Elite Troops: Lay Off U.S. Forces in Iraq|Eli Lake|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the United Kingdom, 100 Sunni and Shiite Imams have joined together to condemn ISIS.Why Muslims Hate Terrorism More|Dean Obeidallah|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They had feared ISIS fighters and their Sunni allies would unleash a massacre of the predominantly Shiite townsfolk.This Is How You Fight ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is noticeable, however, that within the last fifty years the religious bitterness of Shiite and Sunite is sensibly in decline.
The future of Shiite Mohammedanism in Persia proper is a still more doubtful problem.
(e) Shiite Moslems outnumber the Sunni, and make about one twenty-fifth of the whole.
According to Shiite tradition, it is the twelfth Imam of the race of Ali who is to appear.
On the last night many Shiite Moslems walk to the mosque in bare feet, wearing sackcloth.Modern Persia|Mooshie G. Daniel