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Also known as the Ummah. Wikipedia

  • Caliphate

    Islamic state under the leadership of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph (خَلِيفَة khalīfah, ), a person considered a politico-religious successor to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a leader of the entire Muslim world (ummah). Historically, the caliphates were polities based on Islam which developed into multi-ethnic trans-national empires. Wikipedia

  • Sufism

    Mysticism in Islam, "characterized ... [by particular] values, ritual practices, doctrines and institutions". Variously defined as "Islamic mysticism", "the inward dimension of Islam" or "the phenomenon of mysticism within Islam". Wikipedia

  • Arab world

    Al-ʿarabī), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية al-ummah al-ʿarabīyyah), the Arabsphere, or the Arab states, consists of the 22 Arab countries which are members of the Arab League. Island country off the coast of East Africa. Wikipedia

  • Reform branch movement within Sunni Islam. The name derives from advocating a return to the traditions of the "ancestors" (salaf), the first three generations of Muslims said to know the unadulterated, pure form of Islam. Wikipedia

  • Madrasa

    Arabic word for any type of educational institution, secular or religious (of any religion), whether for elementary instruction or higher learning. Variously transliterated madrasah, medresa, madrassa, madraza, medrese, etc. In countries outside the Arab world, the word usually refers to a specific type of religious school or college for the study of the religion of Islam, though this may not be the only subject studied. Wikipedia

  • Ulama

    In Islam, the ulama (علماء ʿUlamāʾ, singular عالِم ʿĀlim, "scholar", literally "the learned ones", also spelled ulema; feminine: alimah [singular] and uluma [plural]) are the guardians, transmitters, and interpreters of religious knowledge in Islam, including Islamic doctrine and law. By longstanding tradition, ulama are educated in religious institutions (madrasas). Wikipedia

  • Iran

    Country in Western Asia. Bordered to the northwest by Armenia and Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan, to the southeast by Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. Wikipedia

  • List of caliphs

    List of people who have held the title of Caliph, the supreme religious and political leader of an Islamic state known as the Caliphate, and the title for the ruler of the Islamic Ummah, as the political successors to Muhammad. All years are according to the Common Era. Wikipedia

  • Hizb ut-Tahrir

    International pan-Islamist and fundamentalist political organization whose stated aim is the re-establishment of the Islamic Caliphate to unite the Muslim community (called ummah) and implement Shariah, and which eventually expands globally to include non-Muslim lands. Founded in 1953 as a political organization in then Jordanian-controlled Jerusalem by Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani, an Islamic scholar from Haifa who was educated in Egypt and served as a religious court judge in Mandatory Palestine. Wikipedia

  • Ramadan

    Ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (sawm), prayer, reflection and community. Regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam and lasts twenty-nine to thirty days, from one sighting of the crescent moon to the next. Wikipedia

  • Post-classical history

    Periodization commonly used by the school of world history instead of Medieval or Middle Ages, which is roughly synonymous. The period runs from about 500 AD to 1500 AD, though there may be regional differences and debates. Wikipedia

  • Arabic word meaning "community". Distinguished from shaʻb , which means a nation with common ancestry or geography. Wikipedia

  • Sierra Leone

    Country on the southwest coast of West Africa. Bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast. Wikipedia

  • Islamic Cairo

    Islamic Cairo (قاهرة المعز, meaning: Al-Mu'izz's Cairo), also called Historic Cairo or Medieval Cairo, refers generically to the historic areas of Cairo, Egypt, that existed before the city's modern expansion during the 19th and 20th centuries; particularly the central parts around the old walled city and around the Citadel of Cairo. The name "Islamic" Cairo refers not to a greater prominence of Muslims in the area but rather to the city's rich history and heritage since its foundation in the early period of Islam, while distinguishing it from with the nearby Ancient Egyptian sites of Giza and Memphis. Wikipedia

  • Muhammad in Islam

    Believed to be the seal of the Messengers and Prophets of God in all the main branches of Islam. Revealed to Muhammad by God, and that Muhammad was sent to restore Islam, . Wikipedia

  • Ibadi Islam

    School of Islam dominant in Oman. It also exists in parts of Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and East Africa. Wikipedia

  • Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

    Former unrecognized proto-state that follows a Salafi jihadist doctrine.<ref name=Wahhabism> ISIL was founded in 1999 by Jordanian Salafi jihadist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi under the name Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad and gained global prominence in early 2014 when it drove Iraqi government forces out of key cities in its Western Iraq offensive, followed by its capture of Mosul and the Sinjar massacre. The group has been designated as a terrorist organisation by the United Nations. Wikipedia

  • The Satanic Verses controversy

    The heated reaction of Muslims to the publication of Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses, which was first published in the United Kingdom in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad. Many Muslims accused Rushdie of blasphemy or unbelief and in 1989 the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini of Iran issued a fatwa ordering Muslims to kill Rushdie. Wikipedia

  • Sufi philosophy includes the schools of thought unique to Sufism, a mystical branch within Islam, also termed as Tasawwuf or Faqr according to its adherents. Sufism and its philosophical traditions may be associated with both Sunni Islam and Shia Islam. Wikipedia

  • Chad

    Landlocked country in north-central Africa. Bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon to the south-west, Nigeria to the southwest , and Niger to the west. Wikipedia

  • Eid al-Fitr

    Religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. Only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. Wikipedia

  • Twelver

    Largest branch of Shia Islam, with about 85% of all Shias. The term Twelver refers to its adherents' belief in twelve divinely ordained leaders, known as the Twelve Imams, and their belief that the last Imam, Imam al-Mahdi, lives in occultation and will reappear as the promised Mahdi. Wikipedia

  • Quran

    Or Koran, is the central religious text of Islam, believed by Muslims to be a revelation from God (Allah). Widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. Wikipedia

  • Imamate in Shia doctrine

    Doctrine which asserts that certain individuals from the lineage of the Islamic prophet Muhammad are to be accepted as leaders and guides of the ummah after the death of Muhammad. Imamah further says that Imams possess divine knowledge and authority (Ismah) as well as being part of the Ahl al-Bayt, the family of Muhammad. Wikipedia

  • Ruhollah Khomeini

    Iranian politician, revolutionary, and cleric. The founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which saw the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and the end of the 2,500-year-old Persian monarchy. Wikipedia

  • Karl Gottlieb Pfander

    Basel Mission missionary in Central Asia and Trans-Caucasus, and the Church Missionary Society polemicist to North-Western Provinces—later became Agra Province - present Agra in Uttar Pradesh -- North India. Known for converting Muslims to Christianity. Wikipedia

  • Kaaba

    Building at the center of Islam's most important mosque, the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Most sacred site in Islam. Wikipedia

  • Eastern Arabia

    Historically known as Al-Bahrain until the 18th century. This region stretched from the south of Basra along the Persian Gulf coast and included the regions of Bahrain, Kuwait, al-Hasa, Qatif, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Southern Iraq, Ahwaz and Northern Oman. Wikipedia

  • Imam Mujtahid and the progenitor of Ba 'Alawi sada group which is instrumental in spreading Islam to India, Southeast Asia and Africa. The son of ‘Isa the son Muhammad the son of 'Ali al-Uraidhi who was the fourth son of Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq, a fifth generation descendant of Ali bin Abu Talib and Fatimah bint Muhammad, the daughter of Muhammad. Wikipedia

  • African-American Muslims

    African American religious minority. About 1% of African-Americans are Muslims. Wikipedia

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  • After Independence, Pakistan vigorously pursued bilateral relations with other Muslim countries and made an active bid for leadership of the Muslim world, or at least for leadership in efforts to achieve unity.Pakistan-Wikipedia
  • It has hosted the summit of OIC foreign ministers, which addresses issues, conflicts and disputes affecting Muslim-majority countries.Bangladesh-Wikipedia
  • A couple of Muslim Albanians attained important political and military positions who culturally contributed to the broader Muslim world.Albania-Wikipedia
  • Persian was the first language to break through the monopoly of Arabic on writing in the Muslim world, with the writing of Persian poetry developed as a court tradition in many eastern courts.Persian language-Wikipedia
  • Arabia soon became a more politically peripheral region of the Muslim world as the focus shifted to the vast and newly conquered lands.Saudi Arabia-Wikipedia
  • Within a short time, Baghdad evolved into a significant cultural, commercial, and intellectual center of the Muslim world.Baghdad-Wikipedia
  • Egypt emerged as a centre of politics and culture in the Muslim world.Egypt-Wikipedia
  • Later, there appeared criticism from the Muslim world itself, as well as from Jewish writers and from ecclesiastical Christians.Islam-Wikipedia
  • Egypt is considered to be a regional power in North Africa, the Middle East and the Muslim world, and a middle power worldwide.Egypt-Wikipedia
  • During the Almohad and Hafsid periods Tunis was one of the richest and grandest cities in the Islamic world, with a population of about 100,000.Tunis-Wikipedia
  • She opposed and criticized Trump's call to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States.Hillary Clinton-Wikipedia
  • Luxuries from the Muslim world, brought home during the Crusades, increased the prosperity of Genoa and Venice.Renaissance-Wikipedia
  • Muhammad's birthday is celebrated as a major feast throughout the Islamic world, excluding Wahhabi-dominated Saudi Arabia where these public celebrations are discouraged.Muhammad-Wikipedia
  • The most well known fiction from the Islamic world was One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), which was a compilation of many ancient and medieval folk tales.Fantasy-Wikipedia
  • There are many Arabic language schools in the Arab world and other Muslim countries.Arabic-Wikipedia
  • The Abbasid Caliphate built the city of Baghdad along the Tigris in the 8th century as its capital, and the city became the leading metropolis of the Arab and Muslim world for five centuries.Iraq-Wikipedia
  • Situated on the Adriatic Sea, Venice had always traded extensively with the Byzantine Empire and the Muslim world.Venice-Wikipedia
  • Another center emerged in Baghdad from the Abbasids, who ruled part of the Islamic world during a historic period later characterized as the "Golden Age" (∼750 to 1258 CE).Arabs-Wikipedia
  • The Islamic influence in the area is also significant and North Africa is a major part of the Muslim world.North Africa-Wikipedia
  • Since the populations were partially affiliated with the Arab Muslim culture of North Africa, they started to trade and be referred to by the Arabic speakers as Al-Sudan (meaning "The Blacks") as they were considered an extended part of the Muslim world.Nigeria-Wikipedia
  • During this period the Muslim world became an intellectual centre for science, philosophy, medicine and education as the Abbasids championed the cause of knowledge and established the "House of Wisdom" (بيت الحكمة) in Baghdad.Arabs-Wikipedia
  • However, during the Muslim conquests, the Turks entered the Muslim world proper as slaves, the booty of Arab raids and conquests.Turkish people-Wikipedia
  • It is estimated that 15% of the world's Muslims are Shia.Shia Islam-Wikipedia
  • In medieval times, Merv was also one of the great cities of the Islamic world and an important stop on the Silk Road.Turkmenistan-Wikipedia
  • The Islamic Golden Age refers to the period traditionally dated from the 8th century to the 13th century, during the Abbasid Caliphate, when much of the historically Muslim world was experiencing a scientific, economic, and cultural flourishing.Islam-Wikipedia
  • During the period of Ottoman growth, claims on caliphal authority were recognized in 1517 as Selim I, who through conquering and unification of Muslim lands, became the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Mecca and Medina, and strengthening their claim to caliphate in the Muslim world.Islam-Wikipedia
  • Christianity is growing in Africa, Asia, the Muslim world, and Oceania.Christians-Wikipedia
  • The Greater Middle East was a political term coined by the second Bush administration in the first decade of the 21st century, to denote various countries, pertaining to the Muslim world, specifically Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan.Middle East-Wikipedia
  • Islam in the Philippines is mostly concentrated in southwestern Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago which, though part of the Philippines, are very close to the neighboring Islamic countries of Malaysia and Indonesia.Filipinos-Wikipedia
  • In a 2004 Le Figaro interview, Ratzinger said that Turkey, which is demographically Muslim but governmentally secular by virtue of its state constitution, should seek its future in an association of Muslim nations rather than the European Union, which Ratzinger stated has Christian roots.Pope Benedict XVI-Wikipedia

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