(8) Saudi-Iran Rivalry and Conflict Management-Implying Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) Inter-Muslim Political Conciliation Policies in 21st Century

  • Dr Asim Naeem + Saleha Fatima


Despite standing on strong identical religious beliefs, political estrangement of two major Muslim sects i.e., Sunni and Shia, has been affecting collective Islamic political causes since many centuries. In global world, unanimous and united Muslim representation is crucial for Islamic voice to be heard and valued internationally. Colliding interests and opposing alliances of the two representative states; Saudi Arab and Iran have brought many bloodshed wars and intellectual deprivations within Muslim world.  Contemporary Iranian associations with India and Saudi dependency on America and Europe have become threatening for geopolitical situations of Asia. To resolve political differences between the two States, Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) inter-Muslim conciliation policies can provide durable solutions in realms of politics and religious tolerance.


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