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In 2013 a mob of several hundred attacked a house in the village of Abu Musallim near Cairo, dragging four Shia worshipers through the street before lynching them.
New York: Macmillan, 1940.
Dating back to 1800, 's relations with sub-Saharan Africa flourished from the 1860s—when the started sending trained imams to the region—until 1885 when other European colonial powers blocked influence.
Shias make up the majority of the Muslim population in Iran around 90% , Azerbaijan around 65% , Iraq around 55% and Bahrain around 60% of the citizens, excluding expatriates.
In the 1980s, —a Nigerian admirer of the who lived in Iran for some years and converted to Shia Islam—established the.
Many Shias in the Levant were killed for their faith.
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