muslim

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(Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women abaya
small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping Abu Sayyaf , Bearer of the Sword
kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956 Al-Magrib , Kingdom of Morocco , Maroc , Marruecos , Morocco
terrorist group organized in 1996 after the Taliban took over Afghanistan and part of Osama bin Laden's international system; provides financial support for the Taliban and al-Qaeda and Jaish-i-Mohammed and assists Muslim militants around the world; estab al-Rashid Trust
republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s Algeria , Algerie , Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages Alhambra
Muslim name for the one and only God Allah
member of a Muslim dynasty of Berber warriors that flourished from 1049 to 1145 and that established political dominance over northwestern Africa and Spain Almoravid
muslim religious leader ayatollah
Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971 Bangla Desh , Bangladesh , East Pakistan , People's Republic of Bangladesh
Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan begum
member of a Caucasian Muslim people of northern Africa Berber
loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan burka , burqa
(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying Caaba , Kaaba
civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth calif , caliph , kalif , kaliph , khalif , khalifah
cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women chadar , chaddar , chador , chuddar
autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim repub Chechenia , Chechen Republic , Chechnya
act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite circumcision
ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements dervish
whirling Muslim dervish
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