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Sheikh Yusuf Macasari PDF Print E-mail
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Awwal Musjid
FOUNDER OF ISLAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

NAME:
Sheikh Abidin Tadia Yusuf of Macassar.
BORN: 1626 in Macassar (present-day Indonesia)
DIED: 1699 in South Africa
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Imam Shamil of Chechnya PDF Print E-mail
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Chechnya
Imam Shamil was a political and religious leader of the Muslims of the Caucasus. He led the anti-Russian war 1817-1859 and was 3rd Imam of Daghestan and Chechnya.
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Sheikh Ahmad Yasin PDF Print E-mail

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The martyrdom of Sheikh Ahmad Yasin (Mar 22, 2004) by Jewish missiles fired into his wheelchair as he was returning from Fajr prayer was condemned by the South African government along with everyone except USA. The people of SA, who lost activists of the liberation struggle in similar circumstances, understand the grief of the Palestinians.

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The Falcon of Spain PDF Print E-mail

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Name: Abdur Rahman I. Born: 731CE in Damascus, Syria. Died: 788 in Cordova, Spain.


Abdur Rahman I was emir of Muslim Spain (Andalus) from 756 to 788. He was the son of the Umayyad prince Muawiya and a Berber lady and a grandson of Hisham, the 10th Umayyad Caliph. In 750 he was one of the few members of his family to escape slaughter by the Abbasids who overthrew the Umayyad Caliphs.

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Abdul Hamid II, the Last Khalifa PDF Print E-mail

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Abdul Hamid II (1842-1918) was the son of Sultan Abdul Majid and his 2nd wife Tirimujgan. He was elected Khalifa in 1876 at the age of 34, when his brother Murad V was ousted. He ruled the Ottoman Empire at a time when the Muslim world was falling into the hands of non-Muslims. By his efforts, he delayed it for 30 years.

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