Holy man or woman (waliya) in Islam. Often translated into English with "Saint".
Movement in Islam from mid-18th century, calling for a renewal of the Muslim spirit. Includes prohibitions and commandments.
A religious endowment, giving property, as regulated by Islamic law. Revenues finance mosques and another religious institutions.
Palestinian territory, situated west of the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and east of Israel. Population is 2.1 million, of which 87% are Palestinian Sunni Muslims, 8% are Palestinian Christians, and 5% Jewish Israeli settlers.
Republic under partial Moroccan occupation. Includes details about its geography and history.