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Savanna
a flat grassland of tropical and subtropical regions
desertification
The transformation of arable or habitable land to desert, as by a change in climate or destructive land use.
Rub-Al-Khali
empty quarter
Almoravids
a Berber dynasty from the Sahara which, in the 11th century, founded the fourth dynasty in Morocco.
Hijra
the flight when muhammed made his flight from Mecca to medina/ Muslim calender
Sharia
Islamic law
Mullah
Islamic clergy (religious leader)
Muezzin
the person who calls everybody to prayer
Iman
prayer leader
Caliph
leader of the muslim community/ succession to Muhammed
Sterotype
A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
Allah
the arabic word for god
Bedouins
An Arab of any of the nomadic tribes of the Arabian, Syrian, Nubian, or Sahara deserts.
Ka'aba
A Muslim shrine in Mecca toward which the faithful turn to pray.
Hajj
a pilgramilge to mecca
Pilgrimage
a journey to a sacred place or shrine
people of the book
jews and christians
Chaldean
christians from the northern part of Iraq
Islam
Muslim
a person who practices the religion of Islam; arabic for "one who submits"
Qu'ran
The muslim holy book
Hadith
stories of Muhammed's life, words, and deeds.
umma
the muslim community or people
minaret
A tall slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more projecting balconies from which a muezzin summons the people to prayer
urdu
language of pakistan
hisba
to promote what is right and to prevent what is wrong
desertification
The transformation of arable or habitable land to desert, as by a change in climate or destructive land use.
Rub-Al-Khali
empty quarter
Almoravids
a Berber dynasty from the Sahara which, in the 11th century, founded the fourth dynasty in Morocco.
Hijra
the flight when muhammed made his flight from Mecca to medina/ Muslim calender
Sharia
Islamic law
Mullah
Islamic clergy (religious leader)
Muezzin
the person who calls everybody to prayer
Iman
prayer leader
Caliph
leader of the muslim community/ succession to Muhammed
Sterotype
A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
Allah
the arabic word for god
Bedouins
An Arab of any of the nomadic tribes of the Arabian, Syrian, Nubian, or Sahara deserts.
Ka'aba
A Muslim shrine in Mecca toward which the faithful turn to pray.
Hajj
a pilgramilge to mecca
Pilgrimage
a journey to a sacred place or shrine
people of the book
jews and christians
Chaldean
christians from the northern part of Iraq
Islam
Muslim
a person who practices the religion of Islam; arabic for "one who submits"
Qu'ran
The muslim holy book
Hadith
stories of Muhammed's life, words, and deeds.
umma
the muslim community or people
minaret
A tall slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more projecting balconies from which a muezzin summons the people to prayer
urdu
language of pakistan
hisba
to promote what is right and to prevent what is wrong
Savanna
a flat grassland of tropical and subtropical regions
desertification
The transformation of arable or habitable land to desert, as by a change in climate or destructive land use.
Rub-Al-Khali
empty quarter
Almoravids
a Berber dynasty from the Sahara which, in the 11th century, founded the fourth dynasty in Morocco.
Hijra
the flight when muhammed made his flight from Mecca to medina/ Muslim calender
Sharia
Islamic law
Mullah
Islamic clergy (religious leader)
Muezzin
the person who calls everybody to prayer
Iman
prayer leader
Caliph
leader of the muslim community/ succession to Muhammed
Sterotype
A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
Allah
the arabic word for god
Bedouins
An Arab of any of the nomadic tribes of the Arabian, Syrian, Nubian, or Sahara deserts.
Ka'aba
A Muslim shrine in Mecca toward which the faithful turn to pray.
Hajj
a pilgramilge to mecca
Pilgrimage
a journey to a sacred place or shrine
people of the book
jews and christians
Chaldean
christians from the northern part of Iraq
Islam
Muslim
a person who practices the religion of Islam; arabic for "one who submits"
Qu'ran
The muslim holy book
Hadith
stories of Muhammed's life, words, and deeds.
umma
the muslim community or people
minaret
A tall slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more projecting balconies from which a muezzin summons the people to prayer
urdu
language of pakistan
hisba
to promote what is right and to prevent what is wrong