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Synonyms for ulama

the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community


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In a statement issued after the meeting, the President of Pakistani Ulama Council Sheikh Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi said that the speech of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques reflected the position of the Islamic nation, because he realized the danger from the very beginning and he knows that events in Yemen are in fact an attempt by regional powers seeking to spread sectarianism through their support of a small group that rebelled against the regime, the people and legitimacy.
These views were expressed by Mirza Muhammad Irfan Baig, Director Awareness & Prevention Wing NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at one day seminar "Role of Ulama / Mashaikh in Fight against Corruption" held at NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar.
Murad Al-Qadasi, chairman of the Salafi Peace and Development Party, and a fellow member of the Yemeni Ulama Association, stated the Houthis had released Al-Wadei.
The Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry said Ulama Council continued its illegal activities despite repeated warnings by authorities.
The International Ulama Conference on Polio Eradication is an effort from the Muslim Ummah to expedite and successfully achieve the Global Goal of Eradicating Polio by the end of 2015 .
Thangal, a native of Chaliyam in Kozhikode district, was the President of Samastha Kerala Sunni Jam'iyyathul Ulama, an organization of scholars and clerics and the principal of Ullal Syed Madani College.
Baroudi, also a member of the Muslim Ulama Association, said he and his colleagues did not want to accuse Minqara of involvement in the bombings "because we don't have evidence," but urged him to drop his support for Syria and Iran.
The Afghan Ulama Council has boldly proclaimed a resolution that clearly continues to violate the right's of women.
NINEWA/ Aswat al-Iraq: Ninewa Ulama gave an ultimatum of 24 hours to release a clergyman detained few days ago, otherwise, threatening to perform massive demonstration.
The fresh coalition comprises the Syrian National Council (SNC), Kurdish National Council, Local Councils, Public Authority of the Syrian Revolution, Local Coordination Committees, League of Ulama of Syria and others.
Persatuan Ulama Kedah 1946-1957M" (Dokumentasi konvensyen Sejarah Negeri Kedah Darul Aman II) Kedah: Mezium Negeri Kedah.
The Arabic word Ulama is the plural of Alim which refers to 'learned or knowing man'.
The Islamic Action Front (IAF) in Lebanon slammed on Tuesday the statement issued by the International Union of Muslim Ulama concerning the situation in Syria, stressing that this statement did not estimate the situation correctly.
Farooqui said: " Mahmood Madani, president of Jamiat Ulama (Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind) and head of ullemas (spiritual leaders), has organized the Azmat-e- Sahaba conference.
Abu Dhabi Hafsa Al Ulama, chairperson of the UAE Women's Football Committee, lauded the support of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the General Women's Union, to promote and improve the standard of women's sporting activities in the UAE and the GCC states.