Harmony Beads

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Prayer beads have long been valued in sacred traditions which have prescribed a specific number of recitations of prayers. The prayer beads have been used as a counting aid for these sacred numbers of spiritual invocations. However, the function of …

Suhaib Webb

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Suhaib Web September 31, 2009 | The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center “The 500 Most Influential Muslims | 2010” “Imam Suhaib Webb is a student at Al Azhar University in Egypt and has subsequently come to prominence as a young American …

Harun Yahya

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Harun Yahya The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, which is an international research organization based in Jordan, published a book that compiled the most influential Muslims of the year 2010. In the work titled “The Most Influential 500 Muslims of 2010” …

Dr. Farhat Hashimi

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Dr. Farhat Hashimi This List of 500 Most Influential Muslims 2010 is the second of the annual series which highlights people who are influential as Muslims, published by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, affiliated with the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic …

Two Circles

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Source By Mumtaz Alam Falahi, TwoCircles.net, New Delhi: Among 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world, there are more than a dozen personalities from India. The top 50, however, include three known figures from the country of second largest Muslim …

The 99

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Source Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, creator of THE 99 superheroes, was listed again in ‘The 500 Most Influential Muslims’ list published by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, Jordan. THE 99 has helped put Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa back on the list …

MIADHU News

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Source The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISC) of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has awarded Maldives State Minister for Islamic Affairs Shaheem Ali Saeed among the 500 most influential Muslims- 2010. Shaheem Ali Saeed was lauded among the most …

York University

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Source Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish keynote speaker at York’s annual Inclusion Day TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2010 − Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, the Palestinian doctor who continued to advocate for Middle East peace after the deaths of three of his daughters and niece …

New Statesman

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Source Earlier this year, Warsi was named one of the world’s “500 Most Influential Muslims” by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, a prestigious Middle East think tank based in Amman. Last year, she was named the UK’s most important …

The Strangeness of Strangers on my Flight

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What do Frank Sinatra and Osama bin Laden have in common? Probably very little, really. In fact, Sinatra may just be the antithesis to everything that bin Laden is seen to be: a brown-eyed, dark-skinned, turban-clad figure-head of one of …

The Warner Dualism

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Bill Warner, of the Center for the Study of Political Islam, has set out to answer the question: “Is a Nice Muslim a Good Muslim?” In his indictment of Islam as a hate-mongering, dualistic religion, he presents readers with a …

Think Twice: Muslims – Bad or Nice?

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I am inclined to respond to Bill Warner’s article ‘Is Nice Muslim a Good Muslim?’ as published on PoliticalIslam.Com on January 7th, 2010. While I assume the writer has intentionally adopted a simplified, ‘1+1=2’ approach to make his message accessible …

Is Islam as Violent as it is Vilified?

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If, according to Sir Francis Bacon, “a prudent question is one-half of wisdom,” what would a ‘non-question’ warrant itself when quantified in terms of wisdom? Are Judaism and Christianity as Violent as Islam? inquires Raymond Ibrahim in the summer 2009, …

Baitullah Mehsud

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Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, one of two Pakistani radical leaders from “The 500 Most Influential Muslims 2009” was killed in a US drone missile strike on South Waziristan on 6 August, 2009. He was succeeded by Hakimullah Mehsud, former …

Is a Nice Muslim a Good Muslim?

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After a murderous jihad at Fort Hood or the Christmas day airplane bombing attempt, did you hear: “Of course, not all Muslims are bad?” That brings up the question of how do you even tell if a Muslim is bad? …

Is a Nice Muslim a Good Muslim?

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Is Good Muslim a Nice Muslim? wonders Mr. Bill Warner, founder of online portal dubbed Political Islam in a piece he wrote in the aftermath of the Ft. Hood killings. In it, he reminds readers that in Islam, you can either …

Influential Irani Political Leader Dies

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Among the most influential political leaders from the Middle East listing in “The 500 Most Influential Muslims 2009,” His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri passed away after suffering from diabetes, lung problems and other health complications. He was recognized …