Mullah

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Mullah

A Muslim who is religiously educated. Some mullahs are experts in Islamic finance.
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A president and prime minister were elected, but the real power was in the hands of Muslim clergy.
Taliban ambassador Abdul Salam Zaeef said the Taliban chief, Mullah Mohammed Omar, had sent emissaries to inform bin Laden of a decision on Thursday by Afghanistan's Muslim clergy that he should leave the country voluntarily at a time of his choosing.
One million people are expected to flood to the park for the service, being organised by a committee which includes leading Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim clergy, as well as two former mayors.
The few Muslim clergy -- belonging to the Islamic Trust that manages the area, along with the custodianship of Jordan -- are mindful of the ever-lurking Israeli threat that oftentimes turns deadly.
Muslim clergy decides the date of Eid, one of the biggest and most important festivals in the Islamic calendar.
The local community leaders, Muslim clergy meet with local population to communicate this decision of the local council, which aims to cut unnecessarily high expenditures for weddings, national rituals and funerals by local population.
THE mainstream Muslim clergy is bracing for a protracted legal battle as the Babri Masjid title case heads for the Supreme Court.
So much so that Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy here recently found common ground about one, clear thing.
At the end of January, leading Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy pledged to use their religious and moral authority to work for an end to violence and established a committee representing the three faiths in the Holy Land to carry out the mandate.
Catholic, Jewish, Protestant and Muslim clergy will join the families and coworkers of the 25 building service workers who died in the World Trade Center attack Friday October 19 at 3:00 PM at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.
Afghanistan's ruling Taliban has postponed for a day a meeting of Muslim clergy to decide the fate of Saudi-born dissident Osama bin Laden, who the United States considers the prime suspect in last Tuesday's terrorist attacks, the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) reported Tuesday.
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