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Synonyms for dawah

missionary work for Islam


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Al-Da'wa al-Islamiyah (the Islamic Call), was established in 1967 by Shia clergy and activists against the Bthist rule.
The INA groups Iraq's largest Shi'ite Arab blocs including Dr Ja'fari's faction of al-Da'wa al-Islamiya (a rival of a Da'wa faction headed by PM Maleki - with al-Da'wa as a Shi'ite movement being split into several parts and most of them now have different names).
Iraq: US battalion stationed near headquarters of al-Da'wa ruling party in Baghdad.
QCVA is also working in co-ordination with the Somali embassy in Doha and the Doha office of Munazzamat al-Da'wa al-Islamiia , an international non-governmental religious organisation based in Sudan, which will deliver the materials to the people in Somalia.
There are negotiations between al-Iraqia list and many other lists, except al-Da'wa Party, about the upcoming Iraqi elections," reported the ex-Iraqi PM and head of al-Iraqia list, Iyad al-Alawai, to American al-Hurra Satellite Channel.
Furthermore, the currently receding civil war has given way to an ethnic confrontation between the two ruling Shiite parties, al-Da'wa and The Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI) on the one hand, and their Kurdish counterparts the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdish Democratic Party (KDP) on the other hand.
To answer these questions, I will briefly observe the history of al-Da'Wa Party established on the basis of al-Sadr's thought, and compare it with other Islamic organizations and its offshoots.
Iraq and Iran each host a number of groups opposing the other's government, with those in Iran including the Iraqi fundamentalist al-Da'wa party.
Maleki heads a faction of al-Da'wa al-Islamiya and the State of Law (SoL) bloc.
In a report out on June 9, the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) noted that the US had warned Iraq's Shi'ite PM Haidar al-Abadi (a moderate member of al-Da'wa but weakened by the party's corrupt and powerful leaders) that there will be no cover from the American-led Western air forces for any operations in which the PMF were involved.
But he is being under-mined by powerful Iran-guided Shi'ite parties - including his own faction of al-Da'wa al-Islamiya whose barons are reluctant to relinquish their posts and privileges.
A member of the party's Presidential Council, Salah Abed El-Maksood, told Daily News Egypt on Saturday that Al-Nour Party is completely different from Al-Da'wa Al-Salafia (Salafist Call).
SOC), the biggest crude oil producer in the country, Ja'far is a prominent Shi'ite and a member of ex-PM Nuri al-Maleki's faction of al-Da'wa al-Islamiyah.
The Background Of Abadi's Political & Technocratic Career: Abadi's three brothers were arrested in 1980, 1981, and 1982 for belonging to al-Da'wa before this was split into different factions in the subsequent years.
Yet Younessi's claim of Baghdad being a "Persian capital" was promptly denounced by Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'fari who leads a faction of the Shi'ite al-Da'wa al-Islamiya movement to which PM Haidar al-Abadi belongs and so does his predecessor Nuri al-Maleki (now a VP), having been PM in 2006-14.