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  Shaikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shaikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa (born October 21, 1969) is the Undersecretary of Defence in Bahrain.
Shaikh Salman was appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research (BCSR) in 1995.
Free Dr. Younis Shaikh Campaign by American Atheists, Inc. on behalf of Dr. Younis Shaikh, convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan and is under sentence of death.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Shaikh_Salman_bin_Hamad_bin_Isa_Al-Khalifa.html   (313 words)

 Dr. Shaikh Sentenced to Death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Younis Shaikh, a teacher at a medical college in Islamabad and founder and president of Enlightenment, the Pakistani-based International Humanist and Ethical Union member organization, was sentenced to death for blasphemy by a court in Pakistan on August 18.
Shaikh was arrested on October 4, 2000, by Islamabad police for allegedly saying that the Prophet Mohammed did not become Muslim until the age of 40 (which was when he received his first revelation) and that his parents were non-Muslims (as they died before Islam was proposed by the Prophet).
None of the complainants to the police were eyewitnesses to the alleged offence: the complaint was lodged by leaders of the Majlis Tahaffuz Khatm-i-Nabuwat (Committee for the Protection of the Finality of the Prophethood), a conservative organization that is known to have harassed and attacked non-orthodox Muslims in the past.
www.secularislam.org /news/shaikh.htm   (2461 words)

Hileman says "The absurdity of condemning Dr. Shaikh to death based on hearsay that he inadvertently "blasphemed" is obvious to the world." This latest development in the trial of Shaikh is "repulsive to the reasoned citizens of the world who shudder at this brutality."
Separately, Edd Doerr, president of the AHA, notes that Shaikh is not the only individual being persecuted by Pakistan's outrageous blasphemy law.
Shaikh has been accused of saying that the Prophet had not become a Muslim until age 40 and that before then, he had not followed Muslim practice of circumcision.
www.americanhumanist.org /Press/8-21-01.html   (330 words)

 Khalid Shaikh Mohammed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Just as Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reestablishing himself in Afghanistan, Bin Laden and his colleagues were also transplanting their operations to the same country.
Abu Hafs al-Masri/Mohammed Atef, Bin Laden's chief of operations, arranged a meeting between Bin Laden and KSM in Tora Bora sometime in mid-1996, in which KSM outlined a plan that would eventually become the quadruple hijackings of 2001.
On October 12, 2004, Human Rights Watch reported that 11 suspects, including Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, had "disappeared" to a semisecret prison in Jordan, and might have been tortured there under the direction of the CIA ([1], [2], [3]).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Khalid_Shaikh_Mohammed   (1902 words)

 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Pakistan mourns Death of UAE President Sheikh Zayed
Shaikh Zayed, ruler of Abu Dhabi since 1966, was the founding leader of the United Arab Emirates, which he had ruled since the seven emirates forged a union and took independence from Britain in 1971.
Shaikh Zayed was born in 1918 the youngest of four sons of Shaikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan and named after his grandfather, Shaikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, who has the longest reign in the emirate’s history, ruling Abu Dhabi from 1855 to 1909.
On his return, Shaikh Zayed was convinced that it was urgent to develop the area in order to bridge the large gap between it and the rest of the world.When oil was discovered in Abu Dhabi in 1958, economic matters began to improve.
pakistantimes.net /2004/11/03/top1.htm   (1421 words)

 Khaleej Times Online
Shaikh Zayed's opinion on woman's work helped change the spreading overall view in society that discouraged and even degraded woman's indulgence into the labour market,” she said.
“Shaikh Zayed encouraged women and ascertained that their entering the labour force is inevitable and doors should be opened to them in various sectors,” said Tasnim, adding that this had resulted in many women specialising in rare domains.
Shaikh Zayed did not stand and watch the Palestinians whose houses were demolished by the Israeli bombarding two years ago.
www.khaleejtimes.com /DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/nationshomagetoshaikhzayed/2004/November/nationshomagetoshaikhzayed_November13.xml§ion=nationshomagetoshaikhzayed&col=   (1262 words)

 March Towards Progress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shaikh Ahmed was able to drive away the aggressors who had laid siege to his people.
Shaikh Ahmed defeated the army of AI-Madkur in the year 1197 A.H., and proceeded towards Bahrain when he learnt that Shaikh Nasr had fled to Bu-Shahr since the garrison he had left in Bahrain was incapable of defending the land.
Shaikh Ahmed used to spend his summer months in Bahrain every year until he passed away in 1209 A.H. /1795 A.D.(1) He was buried in Manama and was succeeded by his son Shaikh Salman.
www.bahrain.gov.bh /english/bahrain/books/March_Towards_Progress/Ch1_05.asp   (231 words)

 Obituary: Shaikh Asad Tamimi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shaikh Asad Bayyoud Tamimi, Leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement and former Imam of Masjid al-Aqsa, died in Amman, Jordan on the night of March 21.
Shaikh Tamimi went on to establish the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement in 1978 (not to be confused with the Islamic Jihad of Palestine of which Dr Fathi Shiqaqi was a leader who was martyred by zionist Mossad agents in Malta in October 1995).
Shaikh Tamimi will be remembered as a charismatic and courageous leader of the Palestinian struggle who made his contribution by bringing Islam to the forefront of the movement at a time when nationalism and secularism reigned supreme in much of the Middle East.
www.muslimedia.com /archives/features98/tamimi.htm   (591 words)

To have a full understanding of Shaikh Ahmadu Bamba and Mouridism it is necessary to refer to the Qoran which says: "Wa ma arsalana min rasulin illa bi lisani nammihi", (we have sent every messenger with revelation in the language of his people- Chapter 14-verse 4).
From that point of view, it becomes obvious that the oppressors were only allowing Shaikh Ahmadu Bamba to achieve the prophecy as he himself mention it: "Wa adhalal ilahu fi qulubi man, tassabahu fi naqlihi daka zaman", (God only inspired their plans of internment in the heart of those who instigated it that same year).
The Khalif General is the successor of Shaikh Ahmadu Bamba and as the founder’s heir he is the embodiment of the unity of the brotherhood.
www.angelfire.com /wa/yermande/toubabysow.html   (3727 words)

 Dr Younus Shaikh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1992, Dr. Shaikh made the courageous step to found The Enlightenment, an organization that is committed to rationalist and democratic principles and stands for separation of state and religion.
Dr. Shaikh was in contact with Indian Rationalist Association since 1992 and kept sending all pamphlets and publications of The Enlightenment.
Dr Shaikh is accused to have defied Mohammed with his statement that the Prophet did not become a Muslim before the age of 40 (until receiving the first message of God) and that his parents were non-Muslims.
www.rationalistinternational.net /Shaikh/dr__younus_shaikh.htm   (679 words)

 PAKISATAN: Dr. Shaikh may face Death Sentence for Blasphemy
Shaikh is a doctor and a teacher at a medical college in Islamabad.
It is for stating these facts that Dr. Shaikh will be killed by the State, if he is found guilty: we should not forget that he did not abuse, he did not threaten, he did not scorn or sneer.
Shaikh's reading glasses were broken when he came to court, he was unable to read well, and was not allowed to speak to anyone.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2000/326   (1401 words)

 SCHOLARS BIOGRAPHIES \ 15th Century \ Shaykh Muhammad ibn 'Abdullaah as-Sumaalee
Shaikh Muhammad Ibn 'Abdillaah As-Sumaalee was born at the beginning of this (20th) century, around 1910 or so.
Shaikh 'Abd-u-Razaaq's method in teaching hadeeth was that he would read the chain of narration and then ask his students about the name, kunyah and laqab of the reporter.
Shaikh Yahyaa Ibn 'Uthmaan Al-Makkee Al-Hindee, from the scholars of Hijaaz
www.fatwa-online.com /scholarsbiographies/15thcentury/assumaalee.htm   (2173 words)

 SignOnSanDiego Business -- Hijackers who lived here: 'nice,' 'dull'
Shaikh said agents searched his house for seven hours and seized a computer, handwriting samples, a comb and English-language textbooks and workbooks that once belonged to the men.
Shaikh said he and his two boarders prayed together five times a day, as Muslim faith requires, in a dining room converted to a prayer room.
Shaikh, who is Indian and hoped to learn some Arabic from the men, was unable to communicate with Al-Midhar.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/nation/terror/firstweek/20010916-sdattack.html   (1186 words)

 HAI - Free Dr Shaikh!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shaikh was charged and condemned to death for the offence of blasphemy.
The ambassador seemed familiar with the case of Dr. Shaikh and went on to defend her government’s handling of the situation.
She pointed out that Pakistan was committed to the goal of becoming a liberal, progressive, modern, anti-terrorist, with a non-fundamentalist government, and that if Dr. Shaikh were found not guilty, he would be free to leave the country.
www.irish-humanists.org /HotIssuesSub/drshaikh.html   (483 words)

 Munir Shaikh, Islamic Studies [UCLA Spotlight]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
With time to spend in the dynasty's Alhambra palace, Shaikh couldn't help but notice the Nasrid slogan, inscribed on columns and tiles and ceiling borders: "There is no victor except God." Islam may have played a more significant role in Granada's political ideology than previous scholars have noted, Shaikh believes.
Shaikh's parents, from the state of Gujarat in India, were in the first wave of Muslim immigrants to the U.S., shortly after World War II.
Shaikh's generation is moving out into the mainstream, seeking a truly Muslim American identity, he says.
www.ucla.edu /spotlight/archive/html_2001_2002/stud0602_shaikh.html   (503 words)

 Shaikh Abdullah Bin Qassim Al Thani
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Qassim Al-Thani was born in 1880 at Doha.
While Shaikh Abdullah agreed not to enter into any relations with any other power without prior consent of the British Government, Percy Zakhariah Cox, the Political Resident in the Gulf, who signed the Treaty on behalf of his government, guaranteed the protection of Qatar ‘from all aggression by sea’.
Shaikh Abdullah’s last act as the Ruler was the signing of a Seabed Concession with Central Mining and Investment Corporation Ltd. on 5 August 1949.
www.diwan.gov.qa /english/qatar/AbdullahBinQassim.htm   (358 words)

 Shaikh Umar in prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Shaikh's wife who spoke to him from Cairo via telephone, said on October 18 that her husband was being mistreated and his human rights violated.
The Shaikh's wife further pointed out that the west talks about human rights, animal rights and all kinds of other rights, yet her husband's rights as a human being were being denied.
The Shaikh categorically denied all the charges except the last one saying that it was his duty as a Muslim to struggle to get rid of the Mubarak regime which is tyrannical and unrepresentative of the people of Egypt.
www.muslimedia.com /ARCHIVES/world98/shkomar.htm   (562 words)

 DR. SHAIKH SENTENCED TO DEATH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dr. Muhammed Younus Shaikh, British educated physician and physiology professor in a local medical college was arrested on 4 October 2000 by the Islamabad police and booked under Section 295 C of the Pakistan Penal Code.
Dr. Shaikh was accused to have defied Prophet Muhammed with his statement that Muhammed did not become a Muslim before the age of forty and that his parents were non-Muslims.
Shaikh was found guilty and convicted under the law that prescribes death sentence if charges of blasphemy are proved.
www.rationalistinternational.net /Shaikh/2001.08.26.htm   (1180 words)

 Mukto-mona secular News: Younus Shaikh Free!
Mukto-mona is pleased to announce that Dr Younus Shaikh, a 45 years old medical doctor, renowned rationalist and founder-President of the Pakistan based organization 'Enlightenment' who was in the prison under sentence of death for blasphemy since August 2001, has been acquitted and freed after an appeal and retrial.
Dr Shaikh was declared a Prisoner of Conscience by Amnesty International, and thousands of people worldwide lobbied their politicians and the Government of Pakistan on his behalf.
Dr Shaikh was released from the gaol in great secrecy, was offered, but refused, a police bodyguard, and went into hiding for several weeks, meeting family and friends and even participating, incognito, in a debate on Human Rights.
www.mukto-mona.com /news/shaikh_free.htm   (1807 words)

 Book Review: Islam: Sex and Violence by Anwar Shaikh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Crucial to Shaikh's approach is his perception of the role of Muhammad in originating Islam, since it is undoubtedly true that in order to be a Muslim it is not sufficient to simply believe in God.
Apologists for Islam will doubtless claim that Shaikh's view of the religion is distorted by his harrowing personal experiences, that a balanced view would show Islam's other face, its art, architecture and mysticism, its intellectual achievements in the Islamic middle ages, and so on.
Despite its eccentricities and polemical approach, Shaikh's book deserves to stand with his other works on bookshop and library shelves everywhere, alongside the numerous mealy-mouthed apologies for Islam that political correctness dictates shall be the only fare served to the public.
www.secularislam.org /books/shaikh.htm   (632 words)

 Obituary: Shaikh Muhammad Qassim al-’Alawi (1909-99)
The death of Shaikh Muhammad Qassim al-’Alawi in Birmingham on 2 June 1999, aged ninety, is a grievous loss to the Yemeni community in Britain, to whose spiritual welfare he devoted the greater part of his long life.
Shaikh Muhammad was born in the village of Shamir, near Ta’iz, where he had a rudimentary education and helped herd the family’s sheep before migrating to Cardiff in 1925 at the age of fifteen.
The ‘Alawi Sufi Order was based at Mustaghanem, in Algeria, where it had been founded by Shaikh Ahmad ibn Mustafa al-’Mawi (1869-1934), a highly respected mystic who, by the end of his life, had attracted tens of thousands of disciples from many different countries, notably Yemen and Syria.
www.al-bab.com /bys/obits/alawi.htm   (393 words)

 Shaikh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shaikh (شيخ also rendered as Sheik Shaykh or Sheikh) is a word in the Arabic language meaning an elder or a revered man. It has come to be used mean a leader or noble especially in Arabian Peninsula where Shaikh became a traditional title of a leader.
For example it was the term used refer to the leaders of Kuwait 's royal al-Sabah dynasty until June 19 1961 when Kuwait joined the Arab League and the title Emir was adopted.
A Sufi mystic of the 10th century, Shaikh Abu-Saeed Abil-Kheir was an impressive poet who dealt with the longing for union with God, the desire to distinguish of the real from the false, the inexpressible beauty of creation when seen through the eyes of l...
www.freeglossary.com /Shaykh   (347 words)

 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
US intelligence learns that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is interested in "sending terrorists to the United States" and planning to assist their activities once they arrive.
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is publicly identified as the "mastermind" behind the 9/11 attacks.
March 1, 2003: 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is reportedly arrested in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /timeline/main/khalidshaikhmohammed.html   (4534 words)

 The MadCow Morning News - Shaikh
Abdussattar Shaikh; FBI counter-terrorism informant since '93; Invited hijackers Hazmi, Midhar to share home for months; Housed 3 friends of hijackers; Founder of largest mosque in SD; Friend of al-Bayoumi, a Saudi agent and 'frontman' for the hijackers.
Shaikh’s FBI handler for 8 years; Veteran San Diego FBI counter-terrorism agent; Gov't Officials told US News that Butler "had been monitoring a flow of Saudi Arabian money that wound up in the hands of two of the 9/11 hijackers".
Omar al-Bayoumi; Saudi agent; Friend of FBI's Shaikh; Brought hijackers to SD and threw them a party; Lived with hijackers for two weeks; Top FBI officials ‘firmly believed he had knowledge’ of the 911 plot; In its '98 investigation the FBI interpreted his writings as ‘jihadist’.
www.madcowprod.com /GnG/ShaikhII.html   (633 words)

 IndiaStar Bookreview: Anwar Shaikh's "Eternity"
Shaikh is not willing to accept the standard answers from various religions and philosophies for what Truth is supposed to be but is developing his own experiental approach.
The unfortunate thing for Anwar Shaikh is that he was born a Muslim and such writing has put his life in danger.
Shaikh lives in Great Britain, which is not an Islamic majority country that can carry out such an edict, though the Islamic minority in that country has asked for it to be enforced.
www.indiastar.com /shaikh.htm   (844 words)

 Shaikh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Shaikh has been involved in numerous research projects in vitreoretinal diseases, and continues his involvement and publications.
Shaikh is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and member of the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Shaikh is available for consultations at many of the Central Florida Retina offices.
www.centralfloridaretina.com /shaikh.htm   (214 words)

 Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
He's been compared to James Bond and Forrest Gump, but Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is more accurately compared to Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, with just a dash of Tony Manero from Saturday Night Fever (except uglier).
Government sources instantly fanned out over Washington to anonymously inform reporters that such archaic institutions as the "courts" and the "criminal justice system" are not likely to ever be applied to Mohammed Shaikh Khalid, the one man on Earth who is most clearly responsible for the Sept. 11 attack.
President George W. Bush characterized the arrest as "fantastic" evidence of the success of his crusade to bring the perpetrators of 9/11 to "justice." In that spirit, he immediately authorized the removal of Khalid to parts unknown in the custody of persons unknown to be subjected to forms of interrogation unknown for a duration unknown.
www.rotten.com /library/bio/crime/terrorists/mohammed-shaikh-khalid   (1720 words)

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