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Sunni-Shiite split stems from dispute over Prophet
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BAGHDAD — The Sunni-Shiite split is rooted in the question of who should succeed the Prophet Muhammad in leading Muslims after his death in 632. Shiites say the prophet's cousin and son-in-law, Ali, was his rightful successor but he was cheated when …
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