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(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque

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I was witness that he offered man-eaters' for sale," said Imam Din.
You'll take your arsenic, and Imam Din'll take you up to bed, and I'll come and tuck you in.
We waited till Imam Din returned to us from above and coughed at the door, as only dark-hearted Asia can.
But the Infant had already made the sign, and we heard Imam Din hunker down on the floor: One gets little out of the East at attention.
Sahib," Imam Din turned to Strickland, "our Sahib answered to those false words as a horse of blood answers to the spur.
Pesh Imams certain quarters are criticizing his government that has no political motives.
This stipend would be directly transferred to the accounts of eligible Imams for which modalities are being worked out.
BRUSSELS, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- Over 150 Imams from various European countries will gather in the Belgian capital tomorrow Saturday to discuss ways to contribute effectively to the stability and promotion of living together in European societies.
Le Centre africain d'etudes et de recherches sur le terrorisme (CAERT) et la Ligue des oulemas, precheurs et imams du Sahel ont convenu dimanche a Alger d'elaborer un programme de formation des imams et precheurs africains en vue de contrer les ideologies extremistes en Afrique.
JEDDAH: A number of Shoura Council members have voiced objections to some imams who express their personal opinions during Friday sermons.
Q: Imam Reza is the only Shiite Imam buried in Iran, and Iranians, one of the two major Shiite nations in the world, usually have to travel to Iraq to visit the tombs of the six Imams buried there in different cities.
Mohammad Ibrahim hashemi by abujafar amir al momanin abdul ibn mohammad by his father ibn abbas said prophet (p) said: how my people extinctions two while I'm the beginning at Jesus is in last and Mehdi is in middle omran ibn yaghoub by his father yaghoub ibn Abdullah by abu yahya ibn jaede ibn habire by Hossain ibn Ali (p) said: a person asked about imams number by prophet and prophet said it's just as bani Israel leaders (then imam Hossain said) 9 of the army sons and the last one is Mehdi and her prophet said: how a society which me and 12 of well,known and genus people are the first and Jesus (p) is the last of them will die?
These schools were originally designed to train students who want to be government-employed imams, but the number of these schools has increased sharply, generating discussion about the possible misuse of the schools by the government as part of its alleged intention to mold future generations in political Islam.
SEVEN imams sacked from the Jaffari Waqf (Endowments) Directorate (JWD) staged a protest at its Manama offices yesterday objecting to their dismissal.
Some in the religious establishment are wary of imams who they claim have been delivering inflammatory political speeches cloaked in religion.