Sunnis? Shiites? What’s the difference?

The majority of the world’s Muslim population (1.6 billion) follows the Sunni branch of Islam, and approximately 10-15% of all Muslims follow the Shiite (Shi’ite, Shi’a, Shia) branch. Shiite populations constitute a majority in Iran, Iraq, Bahrain, and Azerbaijan. There are also significant Shiite populations in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, …

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Max, a dog and a Marine.

Warning: tear-jerker alert. Max looks like a good movie but I will probably stream it rather than go to a theater. My popcorn is fresher at home and a lot less expensive. Besides I don’t like crowds.

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