List of persons names (and their functions) used in AWR-Articles

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Name Function
al-Malik al-Ṣāliḥ Nijm al-Dīn Ayyūb

Al-Malik al-Ṣāliḥ Nijm al-Dīn Ayyūb (5 November 1205 - 22 November 1249) was an Ayyubid ruler in Egypt from 1240 to 1249. Under his reign, Christians and Muslims would successfully fight together against the french Crusader Louis IX.

al-Marāghī (Shaykh)
al-Maʾmūn ‎(Abbasid Caliph)

Ruler of Egypt at the time of the Prophet


Yemeni jurist 

al-Mutawakkil (Caliph)

Abbasid Caliph (847-861)

al-Muʿizz li-Dīn Allāh (Caliph)

Fatimid caliph (953-975)

al-Mu’iz ‎(Caliph)
al-Nabawī Ismāʿīl (General)

Egyptian minister of interior (1977-1982)

Al-Nahdah Village
al-Rūbī Jumʿa (Nubian activist)
Al-Saiyyd ʿAskar [Chairman Of Religious Committee]
al-Sayyid al-Badawī Shiḥātah [El-Sayyid el-Badawi Shehata] (Dr.)
al-Sayyid al-Shahīd (Prof., Dr.)

Azhar university

Al-Sayyid Ibrāhīm
al-Sayyid Jamāl al-Dīn


al-Sayyid Wild Ābāh (Dr.)

Mauritanian university professor; writer and political researcher

al-Sayyid Yāssīn (Dr.)

Former director of Al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies; Academic Researcher; Author

al-Sayyid ʿAbd al-Sattār

dissident leader of the Muslim Brotherhood

al-Sayyid ʿAbd al-Wahāb
al-Sayyid ʿAlī Āl Hāshim

Advisor for Religious and Judicial Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, United Arab Emirates

al-Sayyida Nafīsah
al-Sayyida Zaynab
Al-Sharqiyah's Governor (Egypt)
al-Shaymāʾ ʿAbd al-Laṭīf


al-Ṭāhir al-Hāshimī‎
al-Tir’ah al-Būlāqīyah) (Director of the Evangelical Theology College of the Middle East)
al-Ẓāhir Baybars
al-Zubayr (Bishop of al-Kharṭūm)

Roman Catholic Bishop of al-Kharṭūm, Sudan.

al-ʿAfīf al-Akhḍar

Tunisian Author and Intellectual

al-ʿAjamī al-Damanhūrī Khalīfa (Dr.)

Professor of Hadith, Faculty of Theology, Al-Azhar University; Former head of the Azhar Scholars’ Front

al-ʿĀmirī Fārūq (Fmr. Minister of Sport - Future of the Homeland Party - Egypt)
al-ʿAzab al-Ṭayyib al-Ṭāhir


al-ʿAzābī Pasha
Alaeddin Boroujerdi

the head of National Security Council Chairman (Majlis)

Albayr ʿAyyād Ṣābir
Albayr ʿĀzar Bāriḥ

Secretary-General of the National Brotherhood in Alexandria

Albert Arnold Gore [Al Gore]

Al GoreU.S. politician; Former vice president (1993-2001)

Albert Barṣūm

Egyptian Minister of People’s Assembly Affairs

Albert Einstein

Early 20th Century German born scientist known as the founder of modern physics.

Albert Gayet (French archaeologist)
Albert Jack Ārī

An Egyptian Jew who commented on the Ramadan Series "The Jewish Neighborhood" 

Albert Memmi

Albert Memmi was born in Tunisia to Tunisian-Italien-Jewish parents in 1920 and emigrated to France after the Independence of Tunisia in 1956.   

Alexander Raymond Arifianto

Alexander R. Arifianto is a Research Fellow with the Indonesia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. Previously, he was a Visiting Fellow with the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) and a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame (Indiana, United States of America). In addition, he worked as a research analyst with the SMERU Research Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dr. Arifianto earned his Ph.D. in political science from Arizona State University in August 2012. His ongoing research interests include: Islamic politics in Indonesia, political economy of regional autonomy and local level governance, civil society organizations and democratization in Indonesia, and comparative politics of Southeast Asia. [taken from:,19.04.2016]

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king of the ancient kingdom kingdom of Macedona and a member of the Agread dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip (2nd) to the throne at the age of 20.

Alexei II [Alexius II] (Pope)

Late Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church (1990-2008)

Alexis Tsipras (Politician, Greece)
Alfred Balfour
Alfred Stepan
Alfred William

Sudanese Pastor

Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri
Ali Hosseini Khamenei (Ayatollah)

Supreme Leader of Iran (Since 1989); President of Iran (1981-1989)

Ali Riza Güney
Alicia Colon
Alidius Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer (Governor General of the Dutch East Indies)

Governor-General Dutch Indies (1936-1942).

Alina Treiger (Rabbi)
Alon Fragman, Dr.

coordinator of Arabic Language Studies at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Alphons (Father)

Dutch priest

Āmāl Fuʾād Muḥammad
Āmāl Muʿawwaḍ


Āmāl Zakī Nassīm

Egyptian Christian girl; Disappeared from al-Maḥallah al-Kubrá / Gharbia (2007)

Āmāl ʿUthmān (Dr.)

Former minister of social affairs

Amānī Abū al-Ḥassan

Author; Journalist

Amānī Abū Faḍl

Member of the International Islamic Committee for Woman and Child

Amānī al-Ṭawīl (Dr.)


Amānī Fikrī


Amānī Mājid

Author; Journalist

Amānī Muḥammad ʿĀṣim
Amānī ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd


Amānī ʿĀṣim

Author; Former AWR translator

Amar-Sin (Sumerian King)
Ambassador Muḥammad Subayh [Assistant Secretary General of the Arab League]
Amedy Coulibaly

related to the armed Islamic Group and the attackers on Charli Hebdo office in January 2015

Amīn al-Dīn Murjān
Amīn al-Jamayal
Amīn al-Khūlī (Shaykh)

Islamic Scholar

Amīn al-Mahdī

Author and publisher

Amīn Fahīm

Former Head of the Association of Upper Egypt for Education and Development

Amīn Huwaydī

Former Egyptian Minister of Defense, Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence and Security Service; Author

Amīn Iskandar

Nasserist party figure; member of Kifāya movement

Amīn Makram ʿUbayd (Dr.)

Author, Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery (1981), Consulting Surgeon in Private Practice (1982), and co-founder of Coastal Surgical Group in Texas (1990). He retired in 2003

Amīn Rifāʿī
Amīna (singer)
Amīna al-Jindī (Dr.)

Egyptian Minister of Insurance and Social Affairs (1999-2005)

Amīna al-Naqqāsh

Author; Journalist; Columnist; Deputy Secretary General of the Tajammuc Party

Amīna al-Sharīf


Amīna Muḥammad Naṣīr(Dr.)

Former dean of the College for Girls at the Alexandria University; professor at the Azhar University

Amīna Shafīq

Journalist for al-Ahrām; Director of the Organization for Women Voters' Rights; Member of the National Council for Women's Rights and of the Syndicate of Journalists

Amīna Wudūd (Dr.)

Associate professor of Islamic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University


Amir al-Mirghanī
Amīr al-Ṣarrāf


Amīr Fuʾād

Egytian Navy Captain

Amīr Ḥabīb (Eng.)

Author on Coptic and theological studies

Amīr Ramsīs (Film Director)

Film director

Amīr Sālim

Lawyer; human rights activist; President of the National Society for Human Rights and Development

Amīr Ṭāhirī

Secular Iranian writer opposed to the Islamic Revolution in Iran

Amīr ʿAyyād

Coptic activist

Amīra Fūdah [Amirah Fawdah]

Egyptian journalist at al-Dustūr newspaper