Jan 3, 2016 - Ali was the prophet's cousin and son-in-law, not grandson. An article on Jan. 4 about the basic differences between Shia and Sunni Islam referred incorrectly to the Prophet Muhammad's succession. It is a matter of dispute; all Muslims do not agree that he died without appointing a successor.
Oct 4, 2015 - The Sunni majority got their way, as Abu Bakr became the first Muslim caliph and successor of the prophet. ... One of the most crucial differences between Shia and Sunni Muslims is the importance that the Shiites give to Ali, whom the Sunni do not recognize as being the prophet's rightful successor.
All the Muslims agree that Allah is One, Muhammad (S) is His last Prophet, the Qur'an is His last Book for mankind, and that one day. Allah will resurrect all ...
Jan 4, 2016 - What are the differences between Sunnis and Shia?