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

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Name Function
ʿUmar Muṣṭafā al-Tilmisānī

Third General guide of the Muslim Brotherhood (1972-1986)

ʿUmar Riyāḍ (Dr.)

A Lecturer at Utrecht, University OF Humanistics.

ʿUmar Sulaymān [Omar Suleiman] (General, Vice President)

1936-2012, an Egyptian army general, politician, diplomat,

and a leading officer in Egypt's intelligence system beginning in 1986. President Husni Mubarak

was during the revolution of January 2011 criticized for never having appointed a vice-President.

Husni Mubarak nominated ʿUmar Sulaymān on January 29 as his vice-President. On February 11. Sulaymān announced the resignation of Mubarak and himself. He no longer appeared in public after this.

ʿUmār Ṭāriq

ministry’s spokesman

ʿUmar ʿAbd al-Hādī

Member in Ghad al-Thawrah Party

ʿUmar ʿAbd al-Kāfī (Shaykh)

Islamic Preacher

ʿUmar ʿAbd al-Raḥmān [Omar Abdel Rahman] (Shaykh)

Spiritual Leader of al-Jamācah al-Islāmiyyah; Author. Also known as the Blind Shaykh



ʿUmār ʿAbd al-Wahhāb [Omar Abdel Wahab]

Student at the University of Alexandria who was during demonstrations hit on October 14, 2013, by birdshot fired by police and died a week later. This resulted in unrest.

ʿUmar ʿAbd al-ʿAlī


ʿUmar ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz


ʿUmār ʿAlī Ḥassan (Dr.)

Head of the Middle East Studies and Research Center

ʿUmrān Fātḥī [Omran Fathy]
ʿUqba bin Nāfiʿ
ʿUthmān Aḥmad ʿUthmān

Businessman; Advisor of president Sadat; Financer for the Muslim Brotherhood and al-Jamācah al-Islāmiyyah

ʿUthmān al-Khusht‎ (Dr.)

newly appointed president of the Cairo University, Egypt (June 2018)

ʿUthmān al-Rawwāf


ʿUthmān Amīn

Writer; Author; Thinker

ʿUthmān ibn ʿAffān‎ (Caliph)

Third Caliph of the Rashidun Empire (643-655); Companion of the Prophet Muhammad

ʿUthmān Muḥammad ʿAlī

Leader of the "Qur'ānists" Organization - a group that advocates following only the Qur'ān because it is allegedly more historical than the sunnah

ʿUthmān ʿAllām


‎`Abd al-Ḥamīd `Atiyah (Dr.)
‎`Ādil Nu`mān
‎`Alā’ `Ābid
‎`Azām Tamīmi
‎‘Abd al-Ḥamīd II (Sultan) ‎

Ottoman Sultan [1842-1918]

‎‘Abd Allāh al-Rumayḥī ‎
‘Abbūd al-Zumur ( A leading Member Of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah--Egypt)
‘Abd al- Azīz (Governor of Egypt)
‘Abd Allāh al-Ghumī
‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī
‘Yūsuf’ Ma Dexin [Ma Tesing] (Chinese Islamic Scholar)

‘Yusuf’ Ma Dexin (1794-1874) – Chinese Muslim scholar from Yunnan, who travelled the Islamic heartlands for several years. Ma Dexin performed the hajj and studied several years at Al-Azhar University, where he established links between Cairo and his native Yunnan province. Ma is credited with translating the Qur’an into Chinese for the first time. 

“Dr. George Habīb Bibāwī