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madrasah

A theological school, generally arranged around a courtyard, from the 11th cent. A.D. on, in Anatolia, Persia, and Egypt.
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The defense of Human Rights does not recognize any geographical boundaries or religious sects; hence we, the Associations of the people and the Associations of the university students and also the Islamic Seminary, have decided to fast in support of all the prisoners who have been captured for the sake of defending their freedom, and hence we declare Sunday as "The day of solidarity with the
The scheduled visit of Rushdie, 65, became uncertain earlier after an Indian Islamic seminary protested his invitation to the festival, though he had graced it in the past without a whimper of protest.
He was by then studying at the famous Islamic Seminary University of Al Azhar, while I was also at the time studying Medicine at Kasr Al Aini School of Medicine.
Riot police were already on the streets of Qom on Sunday, the seat of Shiite learning in Iran where demonstrations could embarrass the hardline leadership, particularly if large numbers of Islamic seminary students were to join the protests.
At least nine people, including seven children, have been killed and dozens wounded after a bomb exploded in an Islamic seminary in Pakistan, police said.
They asked us whether we could bring the whole Trialogue from the hotel to their seminary the next day, Monday, and asked the Dean of the Islamic seminary to give a lecture at the same time.
CHENNAI, India -- A leading Islamic seminary in northern India has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, against pompous farewell parties for Muslims making the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani security forces on Tuesday stormed an Islamic seminary within an Islamabad mosque where militant Islamists have holed themselves up.
Pakistan's army tried to blast through the wall of a besieged radical Islamic seminary early yesterday to help free hostages held by a cleric and his militant supporters.
The province suffered extensive damage, with two schools and an Islamic seminary collapsing.
He was attacked while driving to an Islamic seminary that he headed in an eastern Karachi neighbourhood, said Fayyaz Qureshi,a Karachi police official.
Not to succumb But he said the top Islamic seminary has resolved to stand against surya namaskar and recitation of shlokas during yoga.

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