Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Recording Ritual

Here's a piece about recording ritual, focusing on Muharram, with examples drawn from YouTube. Discover More…

Shi'ism Malaysia

Malay Mail, Jais denounces Shiah teachings in Friday sermon
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Shi'ism in Nigeria

Haruna Shehu Tangaza BBC Africa, Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group
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Data Darbar Attacked

Data Darbar (Data Ganj Baksh) mosque in Lahore has been attacked. Discover More…

KSA Human rights

Middle East Eye, Executed by Saudi Arabia: A student, an academic, a protester, an imam
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KSA Sunni-Shi'a Relations

The New Arab, Saudi ex-Imam of Mecca 'no longer considers Shia Muslims as heretics' Discover More…

Pakistan book

New book on Pakistan's Shi'a population: Discover More…

Sistani profile

TRT World, Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani’s influence over Iraq
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Iraq's Post ISIS Campaign of Revenge

A sobering essential long-read by Ben Taub (and associated photographers): New Yorker, Shallow Graves/Iraq's Post ISIS Campaign of Revenge Discover More…
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