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Egyptian Shia Shaykh Hassan Shehata. Wrongfully killed but whose martyr is this man?

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Egyptian Shia Shaykh Hassan Shehata. Wrongfully killed, but whose martyr is this man?
An Egyptian Sunni Shaykh converted to Shiism.
Yawn.
Interesting, unusual but not ground breaking.
Egypt is a nation of  83 million people the overwhelming majority of whom are Sunni Muslims. There are probably tens of thousands of shaykhs in Egypt.
He changed his beliefs from Sunni Islam to Shia Islam.  He has the right to do so - and Shia Muslims have the right to be happy with this conversion that is seen by some as validation to the correctness of their school of thought.
That’s fine.
It’s even fine if Shaykh Shehata works on making appeals to other Sunnis, seeking to call them to his new found faith/school of thought. Al Tijani in Then I was Guided did just that. Some read him- most Sunni Muslims ignored him.
That should also be fine.
There are 1.6 billion Muslims in the world. 

Big deal.
But that is not what happened, and that is why the late Shaykh Hassan Shehata is a problem.
One should condemn the way he …

The clashes in Abra. Is it only the Lebanese army versus the Al Aseer group?

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The Flag of Hizbullah






The clashes in Abra. Is it only the Lebanese army versus the Al Aseer group?

Shaykh Al Aseer claims that he is being attacked by the Lebanese army, the Amal Movement and Hizbullah.
Al-Shiaa, a Facebook page that claims to be the official Facebook page for the Shia Muslims, had an entry posted from Abra, Saida, Lebanon- the area of the clashes. The entry is asking for “the victory of the Islamic resistance against the Takfiris and the enemies everywhere.” Below is the FB entry:





الشيعة Al-Shiaa 3 hours ago via mobile اللهم في هذه الساعة انصر المقاومة الإسلامية على التكفريين والاعداء في كل مكان.. — at Abra, saida,Lebanon.