Persons

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

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Name Function
Zaynab al-Ṭahṭāwī al-Ghazālī

Female activist member of the Muslim Brotherhood

Zaynab Ḥamdī

Author

Zaynab Muntaṣir

Author

Zaynab Raḍwān (Dr.)

Professor of philosophy and Sharicah; Undersecretary of the People's Assembly; Member of the National Council for Human Rights

Zaynab Suwaydān
Zaynab ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz (Dr.)

Professor of French civilization; Author

Zaynab ʿAbd Allāh

Author

Zebeida Attalla [Zubaydā ʿAṭāllah], Dr.
Zheng He [Ma He] (Chinese Mariner)

Zheng He (1371-1433/1435) – imperial admiral of the fleet of Yongle emperor of the Ming dynasty. A Chinese Muslim from Yunnan, Zheng He was enslaved at a young age and sold as a eunuch to the imperial court, where he rose to become the fleet admiral. His expeditions led him to India, Persia, Arabia and East Africa. 

Zhou Enlai [Chou En-lai] (Premier of the People's Republic of China)

Zhou Enlai (1898-1976) – Premier of the People’s Republic of China between 1949 and 1976. As the foreign minister of China between 1949 and 1958, Zhou played an influential role at the Bandung Conference, where he fostered Communist China’s relations with the ‘Third World’.

Ziād Dūwayrī ‎

Lebanese film director ‎

Ziyād al-ʿUlaymī
Ziyād ʿAlī
Ziyyād Ḥassan
Zubayda Muḥammad ʿAṭā (Dr.)

Professor of History specialized in the Middle Ages; Head of the history department at Helwan University

Zuhayr al-ʿArabī

Author

Zuzana Skálová

Czech art historian and icon restorer

[William] Makram ʿUbayd (Pasha, Coptic-Christian Politician)

William Makram ʿUbayd (1879-1961) was a christian-coptic politician in Egypt

ʾAnba Ibrām [Patriarch of Coptic Orthodox Church-- al-Fayūm]
ʿAbbās al-Ṭarābīlī

Egyptian journalist; Former editor-in-chief of al-Wafd newspaper

ʿAbbās Ḥilmī II (Khedive)

Khedive of Egypt (1892 - 1914)

ʿAbbās Maḥmūd al-ʿAqqād

Egyptian Thinker; Author; Poet (1884-1964)

ʿAbbūd ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Zumur

Leader of the Islamic Jihād Movement in Egypt

ʿAbd al-ʿĀṭī al-Shāfiʿī (Chancellor)

Member of the Egyptian Scientific Council; Chancellor: Former Head of the Court of Appeal; Author

ʿAbd Abū al-Ḥamad

head of an international human rights organization in Aswan 

ʿAbd al Qādir Ḥamzah Dr. (Egyptian historian and journalist (1880-1941)
ʿAbd al ʿAzīz ibn al-Bāz (Grand Muftī)
ʿAbd al-Aḥad Jamāl al-Dīn [Abd Elahad Gamal Eldin] (Dr.)

Parliamentary leader of the National Democratic Party

ʿAbd al-Badīʿa Abū Hāshim
ʿAbd al-Bahāʾ

Born cAbbās Effendī, he was the eldest son of Bahā' Allāh, the founder of the Bahā'ī Faith

ʿAbd al-Bāqī Khalīfa

Author

ʿAbd al-Bāsiṭ Bin Ḥassan (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-Bāsiṭ Dunqul (General)
ʿAbd al-Bāsiṭ Muḥammad al-Miqraḥī [Abdelbaset al-Megrahi]

was head of security for Libyan Arab Airlines and an alleged Libyan intelligence officer. On 31 January 2001, Megrahi was convicted of 270 counts of murder for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie.

ʿAbd al-Bāsiṭ ʿAbd al-Ṣamad (Shaykh)

Famous Qur'an reciter

ʿAbd al-Dāyīm Nuṣayr

Adviser for Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmad al-Tayyīb

ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Bizim (Abd al-Fattāh al-Bizim)

Damscus Mufti

ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Shaykh (Dr.)

Former head of the Azhar University; member of the Islamic Research Academy; Head of the Supreme Council of the Azhar

ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī (Abdel Fattah el-Sisi) [President of Egypt]
ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ Hāshim (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ Idrīs (Dr.)

Professor and Chairman of Department of Comparative Jurisprudence in Faculty of Sharīcah and Law at al-Azhar University

ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ Khaṭāb

Head of the Coalition for Tourism Workers

ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ ʿAbd al-Munʿim

Author; Journalist

ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ ʿAsākir (Islamic Scholar)
ʿAbd al-Ghaffār al-Malāḥ
ʿAbd al-Ghaffār Hilāl (Dr.)

Former Dean of the Faculty of Arabic Language at the Azhar University

ʿAbd al-Ghaffār Shukr

Member of the Tajammuc Party

ʿAbd al-Ghanī Hindī (Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs - Egypt)
ʿAbd al-Ghanī Maḥmūd (Dr.)

Professor of International Law at the Azhar University; Author

ʿAbd al-Hādi al-Qaṣabī (Dr.)‎

chairman of the community dialogue committee in Egypt's House of Representatives

ʿAbd al-Hādī Majālī

Speaker of the Jordanian Chamber of Deputies (lower house)

ʿAbd al-Ḥafīẓ Saʿad

Author

ʿAbd al-Ḥāfiẓ Maḥmūd (Shaykh)
ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Ghazālī

Author

ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Ḥāfiẓ

Late Egyptian singer

ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Maḥmūd (Shaykh, Dr.)

Grand Imam of the Azhar (1973-1978)

ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Mandūr (Dr.)

Lawyer; Chief of Defence in the case of the assassination of President Al-Sa-ādāt

ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Mūsā

Former Egyptian Minister of Interior

ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Qandīl

Journalist; Editor-in-Chief of Ṣawt al-Ummah newspaper; General Coordinator of the Egyptian Movement for Change

ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm ʿAllām‎
ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm ʿUways (Dr.)

Professor of Islamic history and civilization

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd al-Anṣārī (Dr.)

Former dean of the Sharīcah Faculty of Qatar University

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd al-Aṭrash (Shaykh)

Former head of al-Azhar's Fatwá Committee

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd al-Ghazālī (Dr.)

Leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd al-Kilāb (Shaykh
ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Ḥamdī ‎
ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Jūda al-Saḥār

Islamic writer

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Kishk (Shaykh)

Preacher in the 1970s

ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd ʿAbd al-Salām ʿAbd al-ʿĀl ʿAlī
ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd ِAbāẓa [Abdel Hamid Abaza]

Deputy Minister of Health (Egypt)

ʿAbd al-Ḥayy al-Faramāwī (Dr.)

Professor of Azhar University

ʿAbd al-Ḥayy al-ʿAzab [Abdel Hay Azab]

Senior Headmaster at Al-Azhar (Egypt)

ʿAbd al-Ilah al-Khaṭīb (Jordanian Minister of Tourism)

Jordanian Minister of Tourism in 1995

ʿAbd al-Jalīl Muṣṭafā

General coordinator for National Association for Change

ʿAbd al-Jawwād Abū Kaʿab

Author

ʿAbd al-Karīm Nabīl Sulaymān
ʿAbd al-Khāliq al-Shabrāwī (Eng.) (Shaykh)
ʿAbd al-Khāliq Fārūq
ʿAbd al-Khāliq Maḥjūb [Abdel Khalouq Mahgoub]

Sudanese politician and the Secretary General of the Sudanese Communist Party till his death by execution in Khartum (23 September 1927 – 28 July 1971) during the Gaafar Nimeiry regime. 

ʿAbd al-Khāliq Muḥammad (Shaykh)
ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baghdādī

 at the begining of th 1952 revolution, he was a member of the revolutionary council and was the minister in charge of the localities and rural areas. 

ʿAbd al-Laṭīf ʿUbayd (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Manāwī

Head of the Egyptian TV News; Journalist

ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Fāyyid

Author; Journalist for al-Jumhūrīyah newspaper

ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Ḥāmid

Author

ʿAbd al-Laṭīf ʿAbd al-Karīm

Author

ʿAbd al-Majīd Aḥmad Ḥassan
ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Zindānī (Shaykh)

Founder and head of the Iman University (Yemen); Head of the Islah political movement in Yemen; Founder of the Commission on Scientific Signs in the Quran and Sunnah

ʿAbd al-Majīd Dhanībāt (Maj. General)

Leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan; Assassinator of Egyptian Prime Minister al-Noqrāshī

ʿAbd al-Majīd Maḥmūd [Abdel Meguid Mahmoud] (Attorney General)

State Prosecutor General (Since 2006)

ʿAbd al-Majīd Rabīʿa (Shaykh)
ʿAbd al-Majīd Zūwāmah al-ʿUthmānī
ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Marwān (Caliph)

The 5th Umayad Caliph (685-705), succeeding to Marwan I and followed by Al-Walīd I

ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Bāsiṭ Abū al-Khayr ‎ (Father)

Priest of the Virgin Mary Church in Musṭurud; Lecturer; Author

ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Ḥannā (Sr. Father)

Senior Father ‘Abd al-Masi Hanna, responsible for al-Fashn

ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Lamʿī (Father)

Priest of Mār Girgis Catholic Church cIzbat Hannā Ayūb

ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Maḥrūs Iskandar

Killed in the incidents of al-Kushḥ / Sohag (January 2000)

ʿAbd al-Mawjūd al-Dardīrī [Abdel Mawgud Darderi]

Former-FJP Member of Parliament, founding member of Parliamentarians Against the Coup.He was heavily involved in legal proceedings at the Human Rights Court in the Hague, prepared  by the Anti-Coup Alliance’s Judicial Committee.

ʿAbd al-Mawjūd Luṭfī

 Alexandria’s security chief

ʿAbd al-Munʿim (Politician)

Leader of the Democratic Movement. 

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