• (noun): A member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad.
    Synonyms: Sunnite, Sunni Muslim
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sunni, sunnis:

Saladin In Egypt - Saladin's Vizierate - Social
... and madrasah in order further the spread of Sunni beliefs ... This move was extremely popular amongst the majority Sunni population and by systematically appointing Sunni jurists to legal positions throughout the state Saladin tactfully eliminated any opposition he might ...
Lebanese Sunni Muslims
... Sunni Islam in Lebanon constitutes about from 27% to 28% of the total population of Lebanon ... Sunni notables traditionally held power in the Lebanese state together, and they are still the only sect eligible for the post of Prime Minister ... Sunnis are concentrated in west Beirut, Tripoli, Sidon and in the countryside of the Akkar ...
List Of Mosques In Oceania - Australia
... Images Year Group Remarks Australian Capital Territory Canberra Canberra Mosque Sunni New South Wales Sydney Arncliffe Al-Zahra Mosque Unknown Auburn Auburn Gallipoli ...
Sunni Brown
... Sunni Brown is an American author and visual thinker from Austin, Texas ... Sunni spoke at TED 2011 about the power of doodling, and was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2011 ...
Lebanese Sunni Muslims - History
... Lebanon’s Sunni community is among the largest ethnopolitical groups and comprises around one-fourth of the total population ... Sunnis are widely dispersed in Lebanon with the majority of Lebanese Sunnis residing in urban centers (more than two-thirds living in Beirut, Sidon, and Tripoli), and rural ... The major division between Lebanon’s Sunni and Shi’a faiths derives from a dispute dating back to the 7th century over who were the true successors to Muhammad, Islam's original and primary prophet ...

More definitions of "Sunni":

  • (noun): One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam.
    Synonyms: the Sunnites