Mullah

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Mullah

A Muslim who is religiously educated. Some mullahs are experts in Islamic finance.
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He said a number of mullahs would visit them and would tell them that Americans had occupied Afghanistan and there should be a jihad against them.
The growing tensions between the Kurdish intellectual elite and mullahs were accompanied by calls for mutual respect and understanding.
He used the epic story of Heer Ranjha to critique the entire system of the feudal era in which mullah shahi played a key role.
The mullahs need to know that the international community means to halt their quest for nuclear weapons.
With Bush's belligerent rhetoric toward Tehran on the rise, many students have turned to embrace Iranian nationalism, their country's nuclear aspirations, and, by a twist of irony, the mullahs they have long despised.
While driving toward democracy, Zand-Bonazzi told me, the Iranian people must be clear on their goal to get rid of the mullahs and not push one ideology over another.
Their simple belief in a messianic, puritan Islam, which had been drummed into them by simple village mullahs, was the only prop they could hold on to and which gave their lives some meaning.
MULLAH DADULLAH is another leading Taliban commander known as "Dadullah the lame'' due to a limp from injuries he suffered in a bomb blast.
We will be travelling to Brussels to raise awareness of human rights and justice in Iran which have been removed by the ruling mullahs,' he said.
Hundreds of members of Birmingham's Iranian community gathered in the city yesterday to protest against tens of thousands of deaths in the Gulf state they claim were overseen by the ruling mullahs.