Origin of Sunni
OTHER WORDS FROM SunniSunnism, noun
Words nearby Sunni
How to use Sunni in a sentence
While no one has claimed responsibility as yet, Afghanistan’s Shiite Muslim minority have long come under attack from Sunni extremists, including Islamic State terrorists.Taliban Weakness Exposed by Mosque Blast that Kills 50+|Sami Yousafzai, Rachel Olding|October 8, 2021|The Daily Beast
No less so for those belonging to ethnic groups and Islamic sects other than the Sunni and predominantly Pashtun Taliban.
It has carefully cultivated relations with key domestic stakeholders in Turkey, including the Taliban and warlords opposed to the militant Sunni group.
Sunni extremism would dramatically diminish if its Saudi oil financing expired.A World Without Fossil Fuels Funding Our Enemies Would Be A Safer World for America|Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse|June 17, 2021|Time
Shia Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia have fought proxy wars in Yemen, Syria and beyond.
Within a few years, Iran had jailed or driven from the country more than 60 Sunni clerics.
Riots broke out in 1994, after Iranian authorities replaced a Sunni mosque in Mashad with a development project.
The Baluch in Iran do not speak Farsi but Baluchi, just like the Baluch in Pakistan, and in Iran they are a Sunni minority.
When a popular Sunni televangelist does it, to forgive is divine.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Shiite stronghold wrapped in a Sunni explosive belt—not exactly a picture of stability.
The troops in his army upon whom he placed most reliance were the Afghans and Tartars, who were of the Sunni persuasion.
The field contains but few adventitious designs and they are rarely animal, as the Afghans are Sunni Mohammedans.Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
The religion was that of Islam, and the sect the orthodox Sunni; but the practice was less precise than in Arabia.
(e) Shiite Moslems outnumber the Sunni, and make about one twenty-fifth of the whole.
The struggle between Shiah and Sunni was dividing the world of Islam.