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madrassah:

see madrasamadrasa
or madrassah,
in Islamic countries, a school, historically usually one devoted to higher education in religious studies, but the term may refer to any school.
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According to hospital official, the madrassah students were fed the food sent from a nearby house, where a wedding was taking place.
Mohammad Rashid spoke on nexus between Madrassah and extremism especially with an emphasis on text, context and contemporary debates.
The madrassah in Dewsbury has been accused of dividing communities by teaching children an extreme form of Islam.
Since then, a Madrassah has been considered as an epitome of religious and worldly education as well as a hub of social, economic and political activities in Islamic history.
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I stabbed him because he humiliated my prophet," said Jikrullah, a 20-yearold student at Hathajari Madrassah in the south-eastern district of Chittagong.
The plan envisages an examination of the madrassah curriculum and ban on publication of hate material and hate speeches inciting violence through loudspeakers at mosques and religious congregations.
The research discusses the Shiite-Muslim identity of college and madrassah students in Baltistan.
The unemployed Coventry University graduate, awarded a degree in law in 2008, had staged street collections for two genuine charities - Muslim Aid and the Cherrywood Road Madrassah.
But it identified concerns about what the East End Madrassah was doing.
Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday attacked Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi, leader of Ahl-e-Sunnat-wal-Jamt (ASWJ), while he was coming out of his madrassah in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area, ASWJ spokesman Akbar Saeed told reporters.
South Africa) draws on his own experience teaching at a madrassah, his study of the madaris of South African Muslims, and his engagement with issues of democratic citizenship and cosmopolitan education in order to draw out the key principles of Islamic education in different conceptualizations in order to show that Islamic education in madaris can cultivate peace, compassion, and happiness, rather than violence.