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The bestselling Chilean writer was once a refugee herself. Concern for the displaced is at the heart of her latest novel.
Having arrived in Libya 17 years ago, Osman has provided shelter and support to more than 200 refugees as part of UNHCR scheme to assist the most vulnerable
After fleeing to the world’s largest refugee settlement, young Rohingya parents lived in fear of monsoon weather before moving to new home on stilts.
The Muslim World League was established in 1962 following a resolution adopted during a meeting of the World Muslim Congress.
The IIFA was created in 1981 and is located in Jeddah, KSA. It is a subsidiary of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The Fatwa Council of Tareem is located in Hadramaut. Hadramaut has been a major centre for scholarship for over a millennium and has produced many of the world’s leading Shafi’i scholars.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayya is a renowned scholar from Mauritania. Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayya is the Chairman of the UAE’s Fatwa Council.
The Council of Senior Scholars of Morocco is the highest official religious authority in Morocco, and includes a fatwa council. It follows the Maliki School.
Dar al-Ifta al-Missriyyah is one of Egypt’s centers for Islamic legal research. It was established in 1895 and is considered one of the earliest modern fatwa producing institutes.
Dr. Sheikh Ali Gomaa is the former Grand Mufti of the Arab Republic of Egypt and professor of Islamic jurisprudence at Al-Azhar University.
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