ME Ethnic & Religious Groups-LMMS
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This ethnic group makes up the majority in most countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
This ethnic group lives mostly in Iran.
This ethnic group lives in the mountains b/w Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
This ethnic group does not make up the majority in any country.
This ethnic group's main language is Farsi.
This ethnic group's main language is Arabic.
This ethnic group speaks forms of a language related to Persian.
Most members of this ethnic group practice Sunni Islam (about 90%).
Most members of this ethnic group practice Shia Islam.
Most members of this ethnic group practice Sunni Islam and mix in their traditional beliefs.
Branch of Islam with the most followers, based on belief that any good Muslim can be a religious leader.
Smaller branch of Islam, based on belief that descendants of Muhammad can lead.
This term refers to people who have a shared ancestry. They often share elements of culture such as language.
This term refers to people who have a shared belief pattern.
God of Abraham
Belief that Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have in common.
The holy book of Islam
The holy book of Judaism
The holy book of Christianity
The sacred language of Judaism
The sacred language of Islam
The most important figure in Christianity
The is the most important figure in Islam
The most important figure in Judaism
The holy building for Judaism
The holy building for Christianity
The holy building for Islam