Salafi
The Salafist movement, also known as the Salafi movement, is a movement within Islam that references the Salafist doctrine known as Salafism.Salafis are the "dominant minority" in Saudi Arabia. There ...
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Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
Muhammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhab (/wəˈhɑːb/; Arabic: محمد بن عبد الوهاب‎; 1703 – 22 June 1792) was a preacher and scholar from Nejd in central Arabia who founded an Islamic movement today often k...
Wahhabi
Wahhabism (Arabic: وهابية‎, Wahhābiya(h)) or Wahhabi mission (/wəˈhɑːbi, wɑː-/; Arabic: ألدعوة ألوهابية‎, ad-Da'wa al-Wahhābiya(h) ) is a religious movement or offshoot branch of ...
Islamism
Islamism (Islam and -ism) or political Islam (Arabic: الإسلام السياسي‎ Islām siyāsī; or الإسلامية al-Islāmīyah) is a set of ideologies holding that "Islam should guide social and political a...
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Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani
Muhammad Nasir-ud-Din al-Albani (Arabic: محمد ناصر الدين الألباني‎) (1914 – October 2, 1999) was an Albanian Islamic scholar; he specialised in the fields of hadith and fiqh. He was a watch...
Londonistan (term)
Londonistan is a pejorative sobriquet in use by parts of the media referring to the British capital of London and the British Government's tolerance of the presence of various Islamic groups in Londo...
Abd ar-Rahman ibn Nasir as-Sa'di
Abd ar-Rahman ibn Nasir as-Sa'di at-Tamimi (1889–1956) was a prominent Islamic scholar, jurist, exegete, and Arabic grammarian with a great interest in poetry who contributed many works on a var...
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Muhammad al-Jibaly
Muhammad al-Jibaly is an Islamic scholar affiliated with the Salafi school of thought (or minhaj).
Muhammad Al-Munajid
Muhammad Saalih Al-Munajjid (محمد صالح المنجد) (born 1960 or 12/30/1380 AH) is a scholar known for founding the website IslamQA.info, which provides answers to questions in line with the Salafi school...
Political aspects of Islam
Political aspects of Islam are derived from the Qur'an, the Sunna (the sayings and living habits of Muhammad), Muslim history, and elements of political movements outside Islam.Traditional political c...
Mawlawi Afzal
Mawlawi Mohammad Afzal (b. approximately 1925 - d. 2012) was an Panjpiri-educated Afghan clergyman of the Kam tribe from Barg-i-Matal, Nuristan Province. He studied in Deoband, and later at Akora, Pak...
Hazem Salah Abu Ismail
Hazem Salah Abu Ismail (Arabic: حازم صلاح أبو إسماعيل‎; [ħæːzem sˤɑˈlɑːħ ˈæbu ʔesmæˈʕiːl]) is an Egyptian lawyer and Salafi Islamist politician.He has been described by The Economist as a "p...
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Muhammad ibn al Uthaymeen
Sheikh Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Saalih ibn Muhammad ibn al-Uthaymeen at-Tamimi (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن صالح بن محمد بن سليمان بن عبد الرحمن العثيمين التميمي) (March 9, 1925 – January 10, 200...
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Ma'alim fi al-Tariq
Ma'alim fi al-Tariq, also Ma'alim fi'l-tareeq, (Arabic: معالم في الطريق) or Milestones, first published in 1964, is a short (12 chapters, 160 pages) book by Egyptian Islamist author Sayyid Qutb in whi...
Ma'alim fi al-Tariq - Wikipedia
Saud Al-Shuraim
Saud ibn Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Shuraim (Arabic: سعود بن ابراهيم بن محمد الشريم،, born in January 19, 1964) is one of the Imams and khateeb of the Grand Mosque (Masjid al-Haram) in Mecca. He holds a ...
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Fadl Shaker
Fadl Abdulrahman Shamandar (Arabic: فضل عبد الرحمن شمندر‎) better known as Fadl Shaker (Arabic: فضل شاكر‎) (born on April 1, 1969) is a prominent Lebanese singer of Lebanese and Pa...
Ibn Taymiyyah
Taqî ad-Dîn Aḥmad ibn Taymiyyah (Arabic: تقي الدين أحمد ابن تيمية) known as Ibn Taymiyyah (22 January 1263 - 26 September 1328) was a Islamic scholar (alim), theologian and logician. He lived during ...
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Abu Abdullah al-Shafi'i
Abu Abdullah al Shafi'i was the leader of the Jund al Islam and the Ansar Al Sunna from 2003-2010. In 2010, he was captured and is being held in Baghdad Central Prison to the present.
Algerian Civil War
The Algerian Civil War was an armed conflict between the Algerian government and various Islamist rebel groups which began in 1991. Total casualties have yet to be accurately counted but it is estimat...
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Abdul Qader Arnaoot
Abdul-Qader Arnaout, (Arabic: عبد القادر الأرناؤوط‎) (also Abdul Qadir al-Arna'ut, Arnaut, Abdul-Kader Arnauti, and other variants) born Kadri Sokoli (1928–2004) was an Islamic scholar of Al...
First Saudi State
The Emirate of Diriyah was the first Saudi state. It was established in the year 1744 (1157 A.H.) when imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab and Prince Muhammad bin Saud formed an alliance to establish a re...
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Loon (rapper)
Amir Junaid Muhadith (born Chauncey Lamont Hawkins , June 20, 1975 in Harlem, New York) best known by his stage name Loon, is an American rapper formerly signed to P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records. In 2004,...
Abd al-Rahman al-Awza'i
For further information on the Awza'i madhhab see Awza'i.Abu Amr Abd al-Rahman ibn Amr al-Awzai (707–774) was the chief representative and eponym of the Awzai school of Islamic jurisprudence.Apparentl...
Ehsan Elahi Zaheer
Ehsan Elahi Zaheer (Urdu: احسان الہی ظہیر‎) (May 31, 1945 – March 30, 1987) was a Pakistani Islamic theologian and leader of the Ahl al-Hadith movement. He was born in Sialkot, Punjab, Paki...
Grand Mosque Seizure
The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, durin...
Muhammad Asadullah Al-Ghalib
Muhammad Asadullah Al-Ghalib (Arabic: د.محمد اسد الله الغالب; Bengali: ড. মুহাম্মাদ আসাদুল্লাহ আল-গালিব) (b. 15 January 1948) is a Bangladeshi reformist Islamic scholar, and professor of the Arabic la...