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

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Name Function
ʿAbd al-Munʿim Abū al-Futūḥ [Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh] (Dr.)

Head of the Students’ Department at the Muslim Brotherhood; Secretary-General of the Arab Doctors Union; Member of the Executive Bureau of the Muslim Brotherhood

ʿAbd al-Munʿim Abū Zanṭ (Shaykh)

Former Muslim Brotherhood member of parliament and known Hamas supporter

ʿAbd al-Munʿim al-Tūnisī

old businessman and politician

ʿAbd al-Munʿim Ḥassan Ṣāliḥ


ʿAbd al-Munʿim Kāṭū [Abdel Moneim Kato]

former military general, adviser to the Armed Forces Department for Moral Affairs, declared on television  that the demonstrators in front of the Maspero News building ( "Maspero incident", 9/10 October 2011) should " be sent to Hitler's oven".  

ʿAbd al-Munʿim Saʿīd Ali (Dr.)

Director of the Al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies; Author

ʿAbd al-Munʿim Tulīma (Dr.)

Professor of Arabic literature at Cairo University

ʿAbd al-Munʿim ʿAbd al-Maqsūd (Mr.)

Lawyer of Muslim Brotherhood; Head of the Sawasiya Center for Human Rights and Against Torture

ʿAbd al-Munʿim ʿAbd al-Raʾūf
ʿAbd al-Mutʿāl al-Ṣaʿīdī (Shaykh)

Professor at the Azhar University

ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayyūmī (Dr.)

Former Deputy of the Religious Committee at the People’s Assembly; Member of Islamic Research Academy at al-Azhar


ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī ʿUmrān


ʿAbd al-Nāṣir Aḥmad Muḥammad al-Sayyid [Abdel Nasser Ahmed Mohamed Alsayed] (Mr.)

Abdel Nasser Ahmed Mohamed Alsayed,



ʿAbd al-Nāṣir al-Zuhayrī

Journalist at al-Misrī al-Yawm newspaper

ʿAbd al-Naṣr Nassīm ʿAṭīyyān (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Baḥrāwī
ʿAbd al-Qādir Shuhayb

Chairman of al-Muṣawwir magazine; Former Chairman of Dār al-Hilāl publishing house; Author

ʿAbd al-Quddūs Ḥannā (Father)

Attorney General for Beni Suef

ʿAbd al-Rāfʿi Darwīsh (Gen. Maj)

Head of the Fursan Masr Party. 

ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān (Abdel Rahim Rihan) (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Shiḥāta (Dr.)

Former Minister of State for Local Development; Former Governor of: Cairo, Giza

ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī

Author; Critique of Islamist groups


ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Aqwā

Former Minister of Information of Yemen

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Barr (Muslim Brotherhood)

Islamic scholar, Al-Azhar professor and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Ghūl

Muslim People's assembly representative in Najʿ Hammadi

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Kawākibī (Pan Arabist Author and Intellectual)

A Syrian writer and intellectual who supported the Idea of Pan-Arabism and called for the independence of Arab nations

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Lāwī
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Rāshid

Saudi media; director of Al Arabiya channel; journalist for the Middle East Newspaper

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Samīn (Shaykh)

Deputy at the Ministery of Endowments (Egypt)

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Sanadī

Former head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Secret division

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Sharqāwī ‎

Egyptian writer (1921-1987)

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-ʿAdawī (Dr.)

Secretary General of the Religious Committee of the People's Assembly; Member of the Islamic Research Academy

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad ibn Rashīd


ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Ibn ʿUmar Ibn Khaldūn [Ibn Khaldoun]

Arab philosopher; the founder of Sociology; a Muslim historian (1332-1406)

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Qamar al-Dīn

Indian expatriate

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Ṣāliḥ al-ʿAshmāwī (Shaykh)

Member of the Muslim Brotherhood; Deputy to the second supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood; Editor-in-chief of the newspaper of the Muslim Brotherhood; Former head of the military wing of the Muslim Brotherhood

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Shahāb

Chief investigating magistrate in Beirut (Lebanon)

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Shukrī

Head of the Farmers’ Syndicate and a member of the Freedom and Justice Party

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Waḥīd (President)

President of Indonesia (1999-2001)

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Yūsuf

son of the Islamic Missionary Yusūf al-Qardāwī

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ʿAmr
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ʿAzzām Pasha
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ʿIzz

leading figure in the Hazemoon Movement

ʿAbd al-Rashīd Muṭāwiyyʿa


ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Sanhūrī (Dr.)

20th Century prominent Egyptian lawyer

ʿAbd al-Ruʾūf al-Rawābida [Abdelraouf Al-Rawabdeh] (Prime Minster of Jordan)

Prime Minister of Jordan (1999-2000)

ʿAbd al-Ruʾūf al-Rīdī

Head of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs; President of the Board of Directors of Mubarak Public Library; Former Ambassador

ʿAbd al-Ṣabūr Marzūq (Dr.)

Vice-Chairman of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs

ʿAbd al-Ṣabūr Shāhīn (Dr.)

Professor in the Faculty of Dār al-ʿUlūm at Cairo University; Islamic thinker and preacher; Author

ʿAbd al-Salām Maḥjūb (General)

Egyptian Minister of State for Local Development (Since 2005)

ʿAbd al-Ṣanad Yamāma

Professor of international law at Monofeya University

ʿAbd al-Sattār Fatḥ Allāh (Dr.)

Azhar Scholar; Former member of the Muslim Brotherhood; Author

ʿAbd al-Sīrāfī (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Dīb


ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Maṣirī (Dr.)

Egyptian scholar, author and general coordinator of the opposition organization Kifāyah


ʿAbd al-Wahhāb Bashīr


ʿAbd al-Wahhāb Khafājī (Judge) (Egypt)
ʿAbd al-Wahhāb Shaʿabān
ʿAbd al-Wahhāb ʿIzzat (Dr.)
ʿAbd al-ʿĀṭī Maḥmūd al-Shāfiʿī


ʿAbd al-ʿĀṭī Muḥammad (Dr.)


ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm al-Maʿaṭānī (Dr.)

Islamic Scholar; Professor at the Azhar University; Member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs; Author

ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm Ramaḍān (Dr.)

Historian; Professor; Member of the Supreme Council for Culture; Chairman of the History Committee

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz (Pakistani Islamic Party)

Leader of the Islamic party in Pakistan

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz al-Rantīsī (Dr.)

Late co-founder of Hamas; Senior Hamas spokesman

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz bin Salmān Āl Saʿūd (Minister)

Minister of Energy in Saudi Arabia

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Bū Taflīqa [Abdelaziz Bouteflika] (President of Algeria)

President of Algeria (Since 1999)

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Fahmī
ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Ḥijāzī (Dr.)

Egyptian Prime Minister (1873-1875)

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Āl-Saʿūd [Ibn Saud] (King, Founder of Saudi Arabia)
ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Bāz (Shaykh)

Grand mufti of Saudi Arabia (1993-1999)

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn ʿUthmān al-Tūwayjrī (Dr.)

General director of the Islamic Organization for Education Science and Culture

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Muḥammad

Honor President of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights; Lawyer; Former Head of the Bar Association

ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz


ʿAbd Allāh al-Ḥassānī
ʿAbd Allāh al-Nadīm

Late Egyptian intellectual and journalist

ʿAbd Allāh al-Najjār (Dr.)

Professor at the Azhar University; Member of the Islamic Research Academy; President of Arab Science and Technology Foundation; Author

ʿAbd Allāh al-Samāwī (Shaykh)

Prominent Egyptian Islamist Leader; One of the Founders of the al-Jamācah al-Islāmiyyah; Member of the Muslim Brotherhood

ʿAbd Allāh al-Sināwī

Editor-in-Chief of al-Ahrām al-cArabī newspaper

ʿAbd Allāh al-Thānī ibn al-Ḥussayn (King Abdullah II of Jordan)

King of Jordan (since 1999)

ʿAbd Allāh al-ʿAdhba

editor of the “Arab” newspaper

ʿAbd Allāh al-ʿAṭṭār

Head of the Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Department in the Supreme Council of Antiquities

ʿAbd Allāh bin Bayya (Shaykh)

President of the Forum for Promoting Peace and Co-Moderator of Religions for Peace (RfP)

ʿAbd Allāh Fahd al-Nafīsī (Dr.)

Kuwaiti Author; Intellectual and Political Analyst; Member of the Muslim Brotherhood

ʿAbd Allāh Ḥamdūk (Abdalla Hamdok)

Prime minister of Sudan

ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sulaymān al-Manīʿa (Shaykh)

Member of the Saudi Grand Scholars Organization

ʿAbd Allāh ibn Ubayy ibn Salūl

one of  Prophet Muhammad’s contemporaries

ʿAbd Allāh ibn Zubayr
ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbbās

Cousin of the prophet Muḥammad

ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muḥsin al-Turkī (Dr.)

Member of the Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia; Secretary-General of the Muslim World League; Former Minister

ʿAbd Allāh Imām (Author)

Author; Journalist (Rose al-Youssef)

ʿAbd Allāh Jaḥāma
ʿAbd Allāh Kamāl (Mr.)

Journalist; Editor of Rose al-Youssef magazine and newspaper; Deputy in Shurā Council

ʿAbd Allāh Luʾluʾ
ʿAbd Allāh Mujāwir (Dr,)

Chairman of al-Azhar's Fatwa Committee

ʿAbd Allāh Muṣṭafā


ʿAbd Allāh Qāsim [Abdallah Assem]

Inventor from Assiut (Egypt), developed a device that facilitates the use of computers by the handicapped  at the age of seventeen. Lives in the US after being accused of having participated in demonstrations on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood  

ʿAbd Allāh Raḍwān (Dr.)
ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī

banned Egyptian preacher of al-Sayeda Nafīsa Mosque in Cairo

During a live, televised appearance in 'Sada El-Balad' satellite station, the Egyptian preacher claimed that Al-Azhar incites extremism and terrorism through its educational curriculum. He was then banned from delivering the weekly Friday sermons, imparting religious lessons, leading mosque congregations in prayer, and losing licensing of any official written statement issued to him from any of the Ministry of Endowment’s entities.




ʿAbd Allāh Samak (Dr.)

Prominent scholar in al-Azhar's department of Islamic Studies