Sunnis vs Shias in Iraq, are Sunnis more likely being the main criminal extremist group when it comes to compare the Muslim groups?

First, it is sick to see what the Sunnis killing the soldiers by a bullet behind their head (at least it is what it seems to be). Nothing justify such killings. So! Are Sunnis being more criminal when it comes to following their faith?

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  • 7 years ago
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    They are not being criminal for following or not following their faith: ISIS is being criminal by revolting against the democratically-elected government.

    That said, Iraq's Shia president has done less than nothing to try to build relationships between three disparate groups: Sunni, Shi'ite, and Kurds.

    The nation was at one time calm, when it was part of the Ottoman Empire. After that Empire was defeated by the Allies in WW1, France and Britain divided up the Empire and drew straight lines through ethnic and religious groups with no regard for their identities or religious beliefs, creating Iraq, Syria, and the other modern nations of the Levant and Fertile Crescent.

    When Saddam Hussein came to power, while he was a nasty dictator, he kept a lid on the country with a secular government. When the USA invaded Iraq, we failed to supply a military occupational government (as required by the Geneva Convention) and dismantled Iraq's secular institutions (the Army, the police, the government).

    Unsurprisingly, Iraq erupted into sectarian violence. It would seem that unless the government there can get its act together, the only real solutions to end the bloodshed would be to impose another dictatorship or empire, or divide the country up into nationalistic sections (in the manner of the Partition at the end of the British Raj in India and Pakistan).

  • M MARS
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    7 years ago

    What's happening in Iraq has nothing to do with faith.

    What's happening in Iraq is a result of years of disrimination and wars.

    Any country after war, is destructed and usually civil wars occur in them due to anger and revenge welled up in people. Example is Lebanon.

    So they take it out on each other.

    SHIAA people in Iraq been killing Sunnis forever, look up the history of Sunni discriminations and killing in Iraq and Iran.

    They are releasing their pent up anger.

    It's all Americas fault anyway.

  • 7 years ago

    if a Christian kills ur family are u gonna blame all the Christians of the world!

  • 7 years ago

    there is no animosity between the Sunni and the Shi'ites. they are united and talking peacefully to solve disagreements.

    problem is wahhabism that promotes terrorism.

    wahhabism is made by British to make animosity between the Sunni and the Shi'ites to 'devide and rule':

    please read this important sescret about wahhabism that is made by Imperialistic British:

    Confessions of a British spy and British enmity against Islam

    Memoirs Of Mr. Hempher, The British Spy To The Middle East is the title of a document that was published in series (episodes) in the German paper Spiegel and later on in a prominent French paper. A Lebanese doctor translated the document to the Arabic language and from there on it was translated to English and other languages. Waqf Ikhlas publications put out and circulated the document in English in hard copy and electronically under the title: Confessions of a British spy and British enmity against Islam. This document reveals the true background of the Wahhabi movement which was innovated by Mohammad bin abdul Wahhab and explains the numerous falsehood they spread in the name of Islam and exposes their role of enmity towards the religion of Islam and towards prophet Mohammad sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam and towards Muslims at large. No wonder the Wahhabis today stand as the backbone of terrorism allowing and financing and planning shedding the blood of Muslims and other innocent people. Their well known history of terrorism as documented in Fitnatul Wahhabiyyah by the mufti of Makkah, Sheikh Ahmad Zayni Dahlan, and their current assassinations and contravention is due to their ill belief that all are blasphemers save themselves. May Allah protect our nation from their evils.

    Wahabis/Salafists are the ones who comprise Taliban, Al-Qaeda members, found mostly around Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere. they are pretty much, the Muslim version of the Evangelical church; only, if they're not kept under control, they can get dangerous. Salafists are the ones who are sniper-shooting Syrians and doing suicide-bombings around Syria and Iraq.

    please look at this short beautiful story of:

    Ibn Saud, Wahhabis, and Oil, to 1945

    Wahhabism and the Saud Family; oil and geologists from the United States

    please distinguish between sunni Muslims and extremist Wahhabi (Salafi).

    Salaf literally means "past people"[=Sahaba] and Salafi means who follows Sahaba of prophet. but today Salafi is same as Wahhabi. but they do not like to be called Wahhabi. they prefer to be called Salafi. Wahhabism is founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab based on beliefs of Ibn Taymiyyah in Saudi Arabia. today Wahhabism is based in Saudi Arabia and is propagating beliefs of Wahhabism in world very powerful and with high financial support by petrodollars from Saudi Royal family.

    Wahhabi is in fact supported by US, Israel and England to make conflict inside Muslims and finally to destroy Islam.

    Ashura day keep the message of Imam Hussein (sa) alive to reach all humans.

    Husain (sa) wanted to send his message with his blood to all the world and to all the humans.

    the message of Hussain is:

    there is two different Kind of Islam.

    the pure Islam of prophet and Islam of Yazid (Ummayids) who celebrated killing of Husain (sa) the Imam and real Caliph of their time.

    Husain (sa) said:

    with Yazid, Salam [bye] to Islam.

    please read:

    Quran says:

    "[en.sahih] Have you made the providing of water for the pilgrim and the maintenance of al-Masjid al-Haram equal to [the deeds of] one who believes in Allah and the Last Day and strives in the cause of Allah? They are not equal in the sight of Allah. And Allah does not guide the wrongdoing people. [9:19]"

    please read this books to know Wahhabism more:

    Wahhabism is the continue of deviated version of Islam made by Yazid and Umayyad dynasty to can control ignorant Muslims for their worldly greeds.

    top Umayyad leaders (abu sufyan,..) did not have any belief in God and Quran and revelation.

    without Wahhabism shia and sunni have no problem and are friends.

    please for sake of Allah ask beliefs of shia from shia:

    Source(s):,ques.qu... http://tatbir/
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