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Vibrant side of Shia Islam mostly ignored by Western media: Tim King

In an interview with Shia Followers, former U.S. Marine Tim King said “Few news agencies in the West have interest in showing the vibrant side of Shia Islam, with its vast cultural history and peace.” “They ignore that the Shia population has been far less violent in recent years by comparison,” he added. Here’s the full text of the interview: Shia Followers: What’s the significance of the Arbaeen pilgrimage, which is the largest gathering in the world? Tim King: I first would emphasize that very fact you state above… the fact that it’s the largest gathering of human beings...

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