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World's Muslim population more widespread than you might think
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/06/07/worlds-muslim-population-more-widespread-than-you-might-think/
There are an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, making Islam the world's second-largest religious tradition after Christianity.

Islam: Sunnis and Shiites
http://fas.org/irp/crs/RS21745.pdf
Christopher M. Blanchard, Analyst in Middle Eastern Affairs.

Sunnis and Shiites - Why Do They Fight?
http://www.aim.org/guest-column/sunnis-and-shiites-why-do-they-fight/
Several readers have asked if I would educate them on the reasons why Sunnis and Shiites hate each other as they do... as if I were an authority on Islam.

The Origins Of The Shiite-Sunni Split
http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2007/02/12/7332087/the-origins-of-the-shiite-sunni-split
It's not known precisely how many of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims are Shiites. The Shiites are a minority, making up between 10 percent and 15 percent of the Muslim population.

UAE fares well in global peaceful country index
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/inside.asp?xfile=/data/nationgeneral/2014/June/nationgeneral_June160.xml§ion=nationgeneral
Want to know how peaceful the world is? Log on to the website visionofhumanity.org and it will give you the peace ranking of the country in which you live.