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Shia-Sunni Sectarianism in the Middle East and Its Echo in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan is the only post-Soviet Republic where the population is divided between Shia (65 percent) and Sunni (35 percent) Muslims. This characteristic derives from the history of the country where for several centuries Shia Safawids and Sunni Ottomans fought each other for religious and political supremacy in the region...
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hal-03392654 , version 1 (21-10-2021)

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Bayram Balci. Shia-Sunni Sectarianism in the Middle East and Its Echo in Azerbaijan. 2014. ⟨hal-03392654⟩
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