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September 18, 2014

After Mahmoud Abbas, who will lead the Palestinians?

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud ... have known only two leaders: Yasser Arafat, the stubble-chinned firebrand fond of chequered scarves and olive fatigues, and Mahmoud Abbas, a ...

September 17, 2014

Fethullah Gulen's Message Condemning ISIS Appears in 5 U.S. Dailies Today

Gülen, Hodjaefendi Fethullah Fethullah Gulen , a world renowned scholar, preacher and social advocate published his message of condemnation in today's New York Times , Washington ...

September 15, 2014

Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum Opens to Foster Mutual Understanding Between Western and Islamic Cultures ...

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim Read the rest of Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum Opens to Foster Mutual Understanding Between Western and Islamic Cultures Permalink - Add to ...

September 14, 2014

US seeks military presence in Mideast: Ayatollah Khamenei

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Ayatollah Khamenei says US seeks military presence in the region by forming an anti-ISIL coalition.

September 12, 2014

Keeping The Faith: A Museum Gifted By Aga Khan

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim Dedicated to Islamic art and culture, the majestic Aga Khan Museum opens in Toronto.

September 11, 2014

Ayatollah Khamenei prostate surgery: Post-op publicity and Twitter photos.

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali After undergoing prostate surgery in Tehran on Monday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has taken to the Internet to publicize his recovery, most recently ...

September 11, 2014

PM Harper, Justin Trudeau in Toronto for Aga Khan Museum opening

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim ... gala, Prime Minister Stephen Harper spends a second day in the Greater Toronto Area, where he'll team up with His Highness the Aga Khan to celebrate ...

September 11, 2014

Islamic State: Recep Tayyip Erdogan happy to meet John Kerry but Turkey will not attack Isis

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Under the covered alleys and old spice bazaars, business continues as normal in Turkey’s southern city of Gaziantep, just 40 miles from the Syrian ...

September 11, 2014

Stephen Harper on hand for Aga Khan museum opening

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim The first museum in North America devoted to Islamic art will help promote an understanding of a religion that is based on tolerance and pluralism, ...

September 11, 2014

The Aga Khan: 6 things to know about the wealthy spiritual leader

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim Prince Karim Aga Khan IV is most often in the public spotlight for his love of race horses and the fact that the multimillionaire has been twice ...

September 9, 2014

The Aga Khan Museum: An oasis on the outskirts of Toronto

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September 8, 2014

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei undergoes prostate surgery

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Iran's 75-year-old supreme leader reportedly in "good condition" after surgery; few details released on overall issue

September 8, 2014

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei rushed to hospital for prostate surgery

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 75, who has been Iran's top leader since 1989, was reported to be in 'good condition' and his doctors said he was resting ...

September 8, 2014

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has prostate surgery

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali State media says no cause for concern as 75-year-old undergoes 'routine' operation in Tehran

September 8, 2014

Iranian news agency: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in hospital, has prostate surgery

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian news agency: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in hospital, has prostate surgery.

September 7, 2014

Iran supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ‘successful’ prostate surgery

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has successfully undergone prostate surgery, according to official media. The 75-year-old was visited ...

September 4, 2014

Pakistani Protest Leader Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri Wants Toys

Al Qadri, Dr Muhammad Tahir Have you ever tried to amuse a child during a three-week-long sit-in?

September 2, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas cannot rewrite international law

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud - Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced last week that he was about to unveil a diplomatic initiative involving the United ...

August 29, 2014

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says Hamas are to blame for loss of 2,000 lives in Gaza

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll.

August 20, 2014

President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan names ally Ahmet Davutoglu as new Turkey PM

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip The announcement comes less than two weeks after former prime minister and now president-elect Mr Erdogan won the presidential elections

August 19, 2014

Cairo talks: Everyone wants the truce to continue, except Khaled Mashaal

Mashaal, Khaled Haaretz Cairo talks: Everyone wants the truce to continue, except Khaled Mashaal Jerusalem Post After the Shin Bet revealed Monday that a ...

August 18, 2014

Sultan of Brunei denies report of bid for Sahara's New York, London hotels

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin REUTERS - A spokesman for the Sultan of Brunei dismissed a report by the Wall Street Journal online that he had made a bid for New York's Plaza ...

August 18, 2014

Sultan of Brunei denies hotel bid reports

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin The Sultan of Brunei dismissed reports that he had made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel.

August 18, 2014

Plaza Hotel in Spotlight Again With Reported Bid by Sultan of Brunei

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin ... Sultan of Brunei is drawing criticism.

August 17, 2014

Ayatollah Khamenei Jumps on Ferguson, Goes on Twitter Tear About Racism in the U.S.

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Ayaytollah Ali Khamenei has jumped into the Ferguson fray on his official Twitter account:Today the world is a world of tyranny and lies. The ...

August 17, 2014

New York's Plaza Hotel Could Be Sold To The Sultan Of Brunei Despite Anti-Gay Controversy: Reports

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin UPDATE Aug. 19: A spokesperson for the Sultan of Brunei dismissed the original Wall Street Journal report in an email cited by Reuters. "Neither ...

August 17, 2014

Sultan of Brunei bids for Sahara's New York and London luxury hotels - WSJ.com

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Sultan of Brunei has made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel, the Wall ...

August 17, 2014

Ayatollah Khamenei Trolls U.S. Race Relations on Twitter

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei , or the intern who runs his Twitter account, spent his Sunday evening trolling U.S. race relations in response ...

August 16, 2014

Sultan of Brunei makes play for NY's Plaza Hotel

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Sultan of Brunei makes play for NY's Plaza Hotel

August 15, 2014

Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Weighs in on the Michael Brown Shooting

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali ... the world is a world of tyranny and lies. The flag of #HumanRights is borne by enemies of human rights w/US leading them! #Ferguson — Khamenei. ...

August 14, 2014

Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Says Talks with the U.S. Are Futile

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali The Supreme Leader suggests the only thing worth talking to the Americans about is ending sanctions, and even then he doesn’t hold out much hope. ...

August 11, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan becomes Turkey's first elected president after poll triumph

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Unofficial results show Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade, won the presidency outright yesterday ...

August 11, 2014

For Americans Turkey’s Recep Erdogan Has A Familiar Ring To Him…

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Considering Recep Erdogan is President Obama’s primary best friend at any of the G-20 events, the latest developments have, well, a particular ...

August 10, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins presidential poll: election authority

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become the country's first popularly elected president.

August 10, 2014

Turkey election: Recep Tayyip Erdogan secures win in drive for power

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Telegraph.co.uk Turkey election: Recep Tayyip Erdogan secures win in drive for power Telegraph.co.uk Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime ...

August 9, 2014

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared winner of presidential vote

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won the country's first direct presidential election in the first round Sunday, an unofficial vote ...

August 8, 2014

Turkey election: Recep Tayyip Erdogan bids to cement his grip on power

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Turkey's charismatic prime minister looks likely to sweep to a new victory in presidential elections

August 8, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan the favourite to win Turkey's first presidential election

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Opposition fears Putin-style power grab as critics claim prime minister's grip on media give him an unfair advantage

August 7, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: The strongman and his violent entourage in 60 seconds

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping to get elected in Turkey's first direct presidential election on Sunday. We take a look at the ...

August 7, 2014

Prime Minister Recep Erdogan the favourite as Turkey prepares to elect a president - CTV News

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip For the first time in its history, Turkey is directly electing its president on Sunday in a contest considered a turning point for the country ...

August 6, 2014

Gaza ‘a disaster zone’, says President Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud In the silence of the ceasefire, the devastation of Gaza becomes clear. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has declared the coastal enclave ...

August 4, 2014

Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono demands explanation from Australia

Yudhoyono, H.E. President Susilo Bambang Indonesia has reiterated that it wants “full transparency” surrounding the naming of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in relation ...

August 4, 2014

Hamas Leader Khaled Mashaal: We Don’t Fire From Civilian Neighborhoods - TIME

Mashaal, Khaled Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal dismissed claims in a new interview that the militant group in control of the Gaza Strip fires rockets into Israel ...

August 2, 2014

15 Years On The Throne: The Accomplishments of King Mohammed VI Of Morocco

Mohammed VI, Emir Al-Muminun H.M. King On Wednesday, the 30th of July, Morocco celebrated the 15-year anniversary of the reign of its ruler, King Mohammed VI. These are some of his ...

July 28, 2014

Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Calls For Arming Gaza To Fight Israel

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali ... on Tuesday called on Muslims from around the world to help arm Gaza Palestinians in their fight against Israel. The call by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ...

July 27, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas' Epiphany Over Gaza

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud ... and taking Israel to the International Criminal Court. But the margin of error for the arch political survivor is narrowing.... Mahmoud Abbas ...

July 13, 2014

Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Hamstrings His Nuclear Negotiators

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali SURPRISE!A major speech by Iran's Supreme Leader has limited the ability of the Iranian delegation at high-level nuclear talks to make concessions ...

July 13, 2014

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas asks UN for international protection in Gaza as hostilities with ...

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud The Palestinian president asks the UN for international protection as violence with Israel continues.

July 11, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas Articles, Photos, and Videos - Los Angeles Times

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud News, Photos and Information about Mahmoud Abbas

July 10, 2014

Israel To Launch Ground Attack In Coming Hours: According to President Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas claims Israel has approved a ground invasion, but so far it hasn't occurred.



The Top 50

  1. H.E. Professor Dr Sheikh Ahmad Muhammad Al-Tayyeb
    Egypt
  2. H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud
    Saudi Arabia
  3. H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Khamenei
    Iran
  4. H.M. King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein
    Jordan
  5. H.M. King Mohammed VI
    Morocco
  6. H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
    Turkey
  7. H.E. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
    Indonesia
  8. H.E. Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hussein Sistani
    Iraq
  9. H.M. Sultan Qaboos bin Sa’id Aal Sa’id
    Oman
  10. H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    United Arab Emirates
  11. Hodjaefendi Fethullah Gülen
    Turkey
  12. H.E. Sheikh Dr Ali Goma’a
    Egypt
  13. Amir Hajji Muhammad Abd Al Wahhab
    Pakistan
  14. H.E. Sheikh Abdul Aziz ibn Abdullah Aal Al Sheikh
    Saudi Arabia
  15. Dr K.H. Said Aqil Siradj
    Indonesia
  16. Sheikh Salman Al Ouda
    Saudi Arabia
  17. H.E. Sheikha Munira Qubeysi
    Syria
  18. Amirul Mu’minin Sheikh as Sultan Muhammadu Sa’adu Abubakar III
    Nigeria
  19. Sheikh Ahmad Tijani bin Ali Cisse
    Senegal
  20. H.E. President Abdullah Gül
    Turkey
  21. H.M. Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah
    Brunei
  22. Mufti Muhammad Akhtar Raza Khan Qaadiri Al Azhari
    India
  23. H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah
    Mauritania
  24. H.E. Mohammad bin Mohammad Al-Mansour
    Yemen
  25. H.E. Justice Sheikh Muhammad Taqi Usmani
    Pakistan
  26. Sheikh Mohammad Ali Al Sabouni
    Syria
  27. Seyyed Hasan Nasrallah
    Lebanon
  28. Habib Umar bin Hafiz
    Yemen
  29. Gen. Abdel Fattah Saeed Al-Sisi
    Egypt
  30. H.E. President Mahmoud Abbas
    Palestinian Territories
  31. Sheikh Dr Yusuf Al Qaradawi
    Qatar
  32. H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah
    Jordan
  33. Professor Dr M Din Syamsuddin
    Indonesia
  34. Habib Ali Zain Al Abideen Al Jifri
    United Arab Emirates
  35. H.R.H. Shah Karim Al Hussayni
    France
  36. Dr Mohammed Badie
    Egypt
  37. Moez Masoud
    Egypt
  38. Dr Amr Khaled
    Egypt
  39. Professor Dr Seyyed Hossein Nasr
    United States of America
  40. H.E. Dr Aref Ali Nayed
    Libya
  41. Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Hanson
    United States of America
  42. Sheikh Mehmet Nazim Adil Al-Qubrusi Al-Haqqani
    Cyprus
  43. H.H. Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad
    Qatar
  44. Maulana Mahmood Madani
    India
  45. H.E. Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri
    Saudi Arabia
  46. H.H. Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Al-Missned
    Qatar
  47. Timothy Winter (Sheikh Abdal-Hakim Murad)
    United Kingdom
  48. Dr Muhammad Tahir Al Qadri
    Pakistan
  49. H.E. Sheikh Professor Dr Mustafa Ceric
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
  50. Khaled Mashaal
    Palestinian Territories
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