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a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law

civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

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Nedim Gendzhev, a former Chief Mufti, has contested its right to act as Bulgarian Muslims' supreme institution since the 2000s.
Haji Nawaz Khokhar further said that if former Jamaiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Mufti Mehmood can elect the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (then NWFP) with only three seats of provincial assembly then we deserve the slot of mayor with ten elected representatives.
Furthermore, in addition to Greek Patriarch Bartholomew I, conference participants included the Orthodox patriarchs of Alexandria, Antioch (Antakya) and Jerusalem, archbishops from Athens, Greek Cyprus, Albania, Canada, US, Bergama and France, religious officials on behalf of the Russian Orthodox Patriarchate, Egyptian Chief Mufti E[currency]evki Kerim Allam and Prof.
The event, held alongside senior members of the Saudi royal family, the Muslim nation's chief Mufti and the public of the Province of Riyadh, will be followed by other similar events over the coming days held across the kingdom's provinces.
Moreover, TTP chief for Orakzai Agency Saeed Khan, TTP chief for Kurram Agency Daulat Khan, TTP's Khyber Agency chief Fateh Gul Zaman, TTP's Peshawar chief Mufti Hassan and TTP's Hangu chief Khalid Mansoor had also announced their allegiance to Abu Bakar AlBaghdadi.
Rayeesi said that the Russian chief Mufti underlined enhancement of ties with Tehran and mutual cooperation in the fields of religion, culture and Islamic training during the meeting.
Chief Mufti, Issa Bin Simba, said, The projects are expected to take off this April.
That trend appears likely to only increase, as a deputy to the Chief Mufti (Islamic scholar) of Syria has given religious permission to rape.
Oh Muslims be God-fearing, adopt the taqwa (fear of Allah), shun from earning money through unislamic means, hold fast the rope of Allah and don't be divided into diverse schools of thoughts, get united against injustice," the chief mufti urged hundreds of thousands of Hajis.
Chief Mufti Mohammad Rashid Qabbani, the supreme Sunni leader, praised him for visiting "in these fateful circumstances that Lebanon and the region are living through" and stressed the common goals of both faiths "in the whole Arab world".
We'll continue the dialogue and we'll continue the talks because we consider this to be the only way but if they fail, this will happen through Israel's fault," Abbas said on Sunday after talks with Russia's chief mufti (Islamic cleric) Ravil Gainutdin in Moscow.
The chief mufti said he had received Christian leaders after last month's protest and they told him they wanted the governor of the southern state of Aswan fired because he did not protect them against Salafi attackers.
Participants in the conference included representatives of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic and Armenian churches, the Chief Mufti and the Shalom organisation of the Jews in Bulgaria.
Muhammad al-Sammak, adviser to the chief mufti of Lebanon, told the conference that the Middle East is changing, but it is not clear exactly how the changes will impact the region's Christian minority.
Touching on the issue of selection of the chief mufti of Bulgaria's Muslim population, Borissov said the government tried to avoid interfering with the issues of the country's Muslim citizens.
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