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April 19, 2014

Who Succeeds Mahmoud Abbas? – OpEd

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Lurking in the backwoods of Palestinian politics is a man whom 79-year-old President Mahmoud Abbas recognizes as his deadly rival. Thirty years ...

April 1, 2014

Fears peace talks may falter as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas signs request to join UN agencies ...

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas signs a request to join 15 UN agencies and international treaties, a move that could derail faltering peace ...

March 31, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas resumes bid for Palestinian statehood at UN

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas seeks to join 15 UN bodies in surprise move that could jeopardize U.S. peace efforts.

March 31, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas and John Kerry Talk Canceled

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Secretary of State John Kerry canceled a talk planned for today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, according to The New York ...

March 31, 2014

Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Emboldened by Election Win - TIME

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) drubbed its secular rivals in local elections over the weekend, vindicating ...

March 29, 2014

Obama Holds Talks With King Abdullah In Saudi Arabia

Al-Saud, H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz President Obama is wrapping up a quick visit to Saudi Arabia, where he met with King Abdulla. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Wall Street Journal ...

March 28, 2014

Turkey to deliver verdict on Recep Tayyip Erdogan - the leader accused of heavy-handed repression after ...

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip ... the opposition mayoral candidate for Istanbul, conversed with a female audience in the Republican People’s Party’s city headquarters. “Erdogan ...

March 28, 2014

Obama, Saudi King Abdullah meet outside Riyadh

Al-Saud, H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz CTV News Obama, Saudi King Abdullah meet outside Riyadh CTV News RIYADH, Saudi Arabia President Barack Obama paid a visit Friday to the desert ...

March 28, 2014

Iran is Topic A as Obama meets with Saudi King Abdullah

Al-Saud, H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz White House seeks to assure Saudis of depth of U.S. commitment despite talks with Iran

March 27, 2014

Obama starts talks with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (0:51)

Al-Saud, H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz March 28 - U.S. President Barack Obama meets with King Abdullah in his first visit to Saudi Arabia since 2009. Nathan Frandino reports.

March 27, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkish strongman under corruption cloud

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Born in a blue-collar Istanbul neighbourhood, Recep Tayyip Erdogan became modern Turkey’s most powerful prime minister but is now under fire ...

March 27, 2014

Barack Obama and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia - TIME

Al-Saud, H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz A series of disagreements have chilled the U.S.-Saudi relationship. But the two countries can’t do without each other

March 27, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan And Government Block Twitter Ahead Of Elections, Reducing ...

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Many believe Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan blocked Twitter to silence opponents of his government.

March 27, 2014

John Kerry meets Mahmoud Abbas in bid to rescue Middle East peace talks

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud Meeting comes hours after Arab League releases statement saying it will never recognise Israel as a 'Jewish state'

March 26, 2014

Profile: Egypt's former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Al-Sisi, General Abdel Fattah Saeed Profile: Egypt's former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Xinhua CAIRO, March 26 (Xinhua) Egypt's army chief Abdel Fattah al- Sisi on Wednesday ...

March 26, 2014

Egypt's military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi resigns and announces plan to run for presidency

Al-Sisi, General Abdel Fattah Saeed Egypt's military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has resigned from his post, announcing that he will run for the presidency.

March 26, 2014

Who is Egypt's likely next president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi?

Al-Sisi, General Abdel Fattah Saeed ... to him in a dream. Locked in a conversation with Egypt's former president, Anwar Sadat, the young military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi proclaimed: ...

March 23, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie on trial in Egypt

Badie, Dr Mohammed The Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, Mohammed Badie, and 682 other supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have gone on trial in ...

March 22, 2014

Turks get around Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ban on Twitter

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Sydney Morning Herald Turks get around Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ban on Twitter Sydney Morning Herald An attempt by Turkish Prime Minister Recep ...

March 21, 2014

Turkey Twitter ban: Prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's threat to 'rip out roots' backfires as users ...

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Turkey's attempt to block access to Twitter appeared to backfire on Friday with many tech-savvy users circumventing the ban and suspicions growing ...

March 21, 2014

No, Twitter didn’t revoke Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ‘verified’ check mark

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip That's because Erdogan was never Twitter-verified in the first place.

March 21, 2014

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul Calls Erdogan's Twitter Ban Unacceptable

Gül, H.E. President Abdullah By Orhan Coskun ISTANBUL, March 21 (Reuters) - Turkish President Abdullah Gul set himself publicly at odds with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan ...

March 20, 2014

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

March 17, 2014

President Obama urges Mahmoud Abbas to keep peace process on course

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud CNN President Obama urges Mahmoud Abbas to keep peace process on course Politico President Barack Obama urged Palestinian President Mahmoud ...

March 16, 2014

President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud President Obama and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speak to the press before a bilateral meeting to discuss progress in the Israeli-Palestinian ...

March 14, 2014

Billionaire Muslim spiritual leader Aga Khan divorces German princess

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV (right) is now due to pay the £50million divorce settlement to his ex-wife, Gabriele Renate Inaara Zu Leiningen ...

March 14, 2014

Aga Khan divorces German princess after dispute

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim PARIS (AP) — The Aga Khan, spiritual leader to millions of Muslims, has finalized his divorce from a German princess after years of legal dispute. ...

March 11, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas wants One and One-Half State Solution

Abbas, H.E. President Mahmoud The announcement recently by Mahmoud Abbas that the Palestinians never, ever would recognize a Jewish state garnered plenty of headlines. It ...

March 6, 2014

Sultan of Brunei hits back at foreign criticism of Islamic Sharia law

Waddaulah, H.M.Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said all races should unite under Sharia law, and that it is 'a great achievement and not a backward step' for Brunei ...

March 3, 2014

Ukraine Fever Sweeps the Balkans

Ceric, H.E. Sheikh Professor Dr Mustafa ... for all.” Bosnia’s Muslim religious leadership, under moderate direction since the replacement of the Wahhabi-line chief cleric Mustafa Ceric ...

March 1, 2014

Aga Khan: ‘Without a doubt, I am seriously worried’ about the world

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim ... Muslims discusses Quebec’s Charter of Values, religious tensions in the Middle East, Tunisia’s new model of hope, the global fight against poverty ...

February 27, 2014

Opposition shut out of Aga Khan event

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim Neither NDP nor Liberal members invited to gathering for leader of the world’s Ismaili Muslims at Toronto’s Massey Hall

February 27, 2014

Opposition shut out of Aga Khan event - The Globe and Mail

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim Neither NDP nor Liberal members invited to gathering for leader of the world’s Ismaili Muslims at Toronto’s Massey Hall

February 26, 2014

Aga Khan calls Canada a leader among nations

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, got repeated standing ovations in the House of Commons.

February 26, 2014

Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader Of Shia Ismaili Muslims, Lauds Canada

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim ... and peace to a packed House of Commons.But Harper stood accused Thursday of turning a deaf ear to the core message of the 77-year-old Aga Khan ...

February 25, 2014

Netizen Report: Tens of thousand unfollow Turkish President Abdullah Gul to protest new Internet laws ...

Gül, H.E. President Abdullah The Netizen Report originally appears each week on Global Voices Advocacy. Ellery Roberts Biddle, Mohamed ElGohary, Lisa Ferguson, Hae-in Lim, ...

February 24, 2014

President Abdullah Gul's Political Maneuver: Is His Decision To Approve Turkey's Controversial Internet ...

Gül, H.E. President Abdullah Turkey's government imposed strict Internet laws that have put President Abdullah Gul in a precarious position.

February 24, 2014

The Aga Khan: the singular appeal of a pluralist - The Globe and Mail

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim ... a habit of mind, a set of practices that celebrates difference, is curious about the unfamiliar and actively embraces the other The Aga Khan ...

February 19, 2014

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul loses 80,000 Twitter followers over new internet law

Gül, H.E. President Abdullah Close to 80,000 people have stopped following Turkey’s President on Twitter after he signed a controversial bill increasing government controls ...

February 12, 2014

Biden, Jordan's King Abdullah II confer on Syria

H.M. King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and Jordan's King Abdullah II have discussed Syria's civil war and the growing violent extremism the... ...

February 6, 2014

Aga Khan Canada Visit: Spiritual Leader To Visit Canada, Address Parliament

Al Hussayni, H.R.H. Shah Karim OTTAWA - The Prime Minister's Office says the Aga Khan, hereditary spiritual leader of the world's 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, will make ...

February 6, 2014

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February 3, 2014

Turkish government confirms meeting between Tim Cook, President Abdullah Gül ahead of nation’s first ...

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January 27, 2014

Egypt's army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receives a promotion ahead of likely ...

Al-Sisi, General Abdel Fattah Saeed National Post Egypt's army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receives a promotion ahead of likely ... ABC Online Egypt's army chief General Abdel ...

January 27, 2014

VIDEO: Fethullah Gulen: Full BBC interview

Gülen, Hodjaefendi Fethullah A reclusive Islamic cleric who has been linked to a power struggle that is currently shaking the Turkish establishment has denied using his influence ...

January 19, 2014

From his Pa. compound, Fethullah Gulen shakes up Turkey

Gülen, Hodjaefendi Fethullah Prime Minister Erdogan blames the reclusive Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen for Turkey's bitter political power struggle.

January 13, 2014

WikiLeaked: 5 Things to Know About the Islamist Empire Trying to Take Down Erdogan

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip If the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan falls, a large portion of the blame or credit, depending on your perspective ...

January 11, 2014

Army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi lays bare his ambition to rule over a divided Egypt

Al-Sisi, General Abdel Fattah Saeed Egypt’s army chief, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, gave his clearest signal yet over the weekend of his interest in becoming president, a move ...

January 10, 2014

Tens of thousands rally in Turkey in new anti-Erdogan protests

Erdogan, H.E. Recep Tayyip Tens of thousands of Turkish demonstrators took to the streets in the capital Saturday in protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...

January 9, 2014

Iran's Khamenei says nuclear talks show US enmity

Khamenei, H.E. Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali As technical negotiations resume in Geneva, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei slams 'Satanic' US, says 'nuclear talks showed enmity ...



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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