Skip to comments.Iraqi Program Offering Thousands of Dollars for Mixed Marriages Bears Fruit (Sunni/Shia)
Posted on 07/15/2009 5:08:48 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
The Iraqi government is offering Sunnis and Shiites the equivalent of nearly $2,000 to find spouses in the other sect, part of an attempt to heal the bloody sectarian divide that has shaken the country in recent years.
Mixed marriages between the two major Muslim sects were unthinkable at the height of violence that has gripped Iraq since 2005 and exploded following the bombing of a major Shiite shrine in 2006.
Many Sunni-Shiite couples had to separate, as insurgents and sectarian militias threatened their families with kidnapping and death. Mixed communities were ripped apart as thousands were forced from their homes and made to move to areas controlled by militias of their own religious sect.
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It’s a Mohammadi paradise!
Have to show this to someone.