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Ulama

 

(ulema), Muslim theologians and canon lawyers. During the Middle Ages, the ulama presided over Muslim religious institutions, schools, and courts and acted as expounders of Islamic law. They also managed the income derived from the waqfs. Today, the ulama still exercise considerable influence in most countries of the Middle East.

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Islamabad, Rajab 22, 1436, May 11, 2015, SPA -- Pakistan's Ulama Council valued contents of the speech of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the opening ceremony of the 22nd session of International Islamic Fiqh Academy yesterday.
He further added that the Ulama being widely respected in the society are entrusted with the responsibility of spreading NAB's message among masses and to educate people on the ill effects of corruption on society.
Sheikh Nabil Rohayyem, another member of the Muslim Ulama Association, said he was convinced of Minqara's innocence.
Jawatankuasa Penerbit, Buku Ulama Kedah Kedah Aman, 1996.
The Encyclopedia Britannica (2008) defined Ulama as "the learned of Islam, those who possess the quality of ilm in its widest sense .
Regarding the absence of football from the Games, Al Ulama said: "[Women's] Football is still new in most of the GCC states and we have our plans to spread and improve the standards by organising football tournaments with the participation of strong teams to gain experience and improve the technical standards of the games.
This study of Islamic intellectual orders traces the rise of the Ulama in the Benaadir region and the social milieu in which they operated, the role played by the Ulama, and, the impact of Ulama activities on Benaadir society.
Tawau-born Mohd Nur Hadi, 24, a postgraduate pharmacology student, said he was indeed happy to join the humanitarian convoy organised by the Malaysian Islamic Organisations Consultation Council and the Secretariat for the Assembly of Ulama of Asia.
The changing role of the ulama in Muslim societies is a significant part of modern and contemporary Islamic history.
One person was injured in the brawl on Monday between members of Nahdhatul Ulama and hard-liners from the Islamic Defenders Front in Jogyakarta on Java island.
The political use of the Internet by two of Iran's distinct social movements, women's-rights activists and the reformist ulama (clerics), reveals the innovative force of this new medium.
The ulama, Islamic ethics, and courts under the Mughals; Aurangzeb revisited.