List of persons names (and their functions) used in AWR-Articles

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Name Function
Aḥmad ʿUrābī (Ahmed Orabi)

(1841-1911), Egyptian army officer and later an army general who revolted against the khedive and European domination of Egypt in 1879 in what has become known as the Urabi Revolt. He was the first Egyptian national political and military leader to rise

Aḥmad ʿUthmān


Ahmed El-Mistrayyah

A famous thief who deceived people and stole millions of Egyptian pounds in 2015

Ahmed Fayad

Egyptian Businessman

Ahmed Fuad Najm
Ahmed Hamam Atiyeh
Ahmed Tatawi

a wealthy young Egyptian

Ahmed ‘Urābī
Ahmet Davutoğlu (Turkish Politician and Diplomat)

Turkeys' Prime Minister. 

Akhenaton (Pharaoh)
Akiva Eldar (Israeli author)

Akiva Eldar is an Israeli author and columnist for Al-Monitor. He was a chief political columnist, editorial writer and US Bureau Chief for the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz, where he worked for 35 years. He is a columnist for Al-Monitor's Israel Pulse.

Akram al-Khaṭīb

The Palestinian Attorney General

Akram al-Qaṣaṣ

Journalist for al-Fajr newspaper

Akram al-Shāʿir (Dr.)

Secretary of the Egyptian Labor Party in Port Said, member of the Muslim Brotherhood; Member of People’s Assembly

Akram Ḥabīb (Dr.)

Former director of Madāris al-Aḥad Coptic magazine; Researcher

Akram Khamīs


Akram Rifʿat Ḥabīb

Coptic layman and thinker; Editor-in-Chief of Sunday School magazine

Al Jahiz
Al Lindholm
Al Mutannabi
Al Zahir Baybars
al-'Azīz Billāh
al-Ahmadī Abū al-Nūr (Dr.)
al-Amīn ʿUthmān al-Amīn (Muftī)

 Al-Amīn ʿUthmān al-Amīn is the Muftī of Eritrea. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo, then, he was sent as an envoy from the Azhar to Eritrea. He worked as a teacher in the religious Institute in Eritrea. After that, he became a judge in sharīʿah courts in multiple Eritrean cities, then, he became the president of the sharīʿah court in Eritrea. After liberation, he was appointed as the Muftī of Eritrea in 1992. 

Al-Dīb Muḥmmad
Al-Ezabi Pasha
al-Ḥabīb ʿAlī al-Jifrī (Shaykh)

General Director of Tabah Foundation; Deputy Dean of Dār al-Muṣṭafá for Islamic Studies

al-Ḥassan bin Ṭalāl (H.R.H., Prince)

Prince of Jordan; President of the Arab Thought Forum

al-Ḥassan Ibn ʿAlī (Imam)

second Shiite Imam, succeeding his father Ali and preceding his younger brother Husayn ibn Ali

Al-Hilālī al-Shirbīnī (Minister of Education) (Egypt)
al-Ḥusayn Muḥammad


al-Ḥussāyn bin ʿAbdullāh al-Hādī (self-proclaimed Mahdi)
al-Ḥussāyn Ibn ʿAlī (Imam)

the Grandson of Prophet Muhammad

al-Jāḥiẓ (poet)

Egyptian Jurist and judge, Under appeal


Moroccan jurist

al-Malik al-Ṣāliḥ Nijm al-Dīn Ayyūb

Al-Malik al-Ṣāliḥ Nijm al-Dīn Ayyūb (5 November 1205 - 22 November 1249) was an Ayyubid ruler in Egypt from 1240 to 1249. Under his reign, Christians and Muslims would successfully fight together against the french Crusader Louis IX.

al-Marāghī (Shaykh)
al-Maʾmūn ‎(Abbasid Caliph)

Ruler of Egypt at the time of the Prophet


Yemeni jurist 

al-Mutawakkil (Caliph)

Abbasid Caliph (847-861)

al-Muʿizz li-Dīn Allāh (Caliph)

Fatimid caliph (953-975)

al-Mu’iz ‎(Caliph)
al-Nabawī Ismāʿīl (General)

Egyptian minister of interior (1977-1982)

Al-Nahdah Village
al-Rūbī Jumʿa (Nubian activist)
Al-Saiyyd ʿAskar [Chairman Of Religious Committee]
Al-Sayyid al- Ḥarānī

a member of the Media Committee for the National Council for Women

al-Sayyid al-Badawī Shiḥātah [El-Sayyid el-Badawi Shehata] (Dr.)
al-Sayyid al-Shahīd (Prof., Dr.)

Azhar university

Al-Sayyid Ibrāhīm
al-Sayyid Jamāl al-Dīn


al-Sayyid Wild Ābāh (Dr.)

Mauritanian university professor; writer and political researcher

al-Sayyid Yāssīn (Dr.)

Former director of Al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies; Academic Researcher; Author

al-Sayyid ʿAbd al-Sattār

dissident leader of the Muslim Brotherhood

al-Sayyid ʿAbd al-Wahāb
al-Sayyid ʿAlī Āl Hāshim

Advisor for Religious and Judicial Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, United Arab Emirates

al-Sayyida Nafīsah
al-Sayyida Zaynab
Al-Sharqiyah's Governor (Egypt)
al-Shaymāʾ ʿAbd al-Laṭīf


al-Ṭāhir al-Hāshimī‎
al-Tir’ah al-Būlāqīyah) (Director of the Evangelical Theology College of the Middle East)
al-Ẓāhir Baybars
al-Zubayr (Bishop of al-Kharṭūm)

Roman Catholic Bishop of al-Kharṭūm, Sudan.

al-ʿAfīf al-Akhḍar

Tunisian Author and Intellectual

al-ʿAjamī al-Damanhūrī Khalīfa (Dr.)

Professor of Hadith, Faculty of Theology, Al-Azhar University; Former head of the Azhar Scholars’ Front

al-ʿĀmirī Fārūq (Fmr. Minister of Sport - Future of the Homeland Party - Egypt)
al-ʿAzab al-Ṭayyib al-Ṭāhir


al-ʿAzābī Pasha
Ala Hassanayn
Ala' Hāmid
Alaeddin Boroujerdi

the head of National Security Council Chairman (Majlis)

Alā’ ‘Abd al-Fatāḥ

Political Activist, and brother of Sanā’ Seif and Mona Seif.

Albayr ʿAyyād Ṣābir
Albayr ʿĀzar Bāriḥ

Secretary-General of the National Brotherhood in Alexandria

Albert Arie

On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the leftist figure Albert Jacques Arie, one of the last Jews in Egypt who refused to leave, passed away at age of 90. He has been living in  Cairo where his parents married and lived since the early 1930s.

Albert Arnold Gore [Al Gore]

Al GoreU.S. politician; Former vice president (1993-2001)

Albert Barṣūm

Egyptian Minister of People’s Assembly Affairs

Albert Einstein

Early 20th Century German born scientist known as the founder of modern physics.

Albert Gayet (French archaeologist)
Albert Jack Ārī

An Egyptian Jew who commented on the Ramadan Series "The Jewish Neighborhood" 

Albert Memmi

Albert Memmi was born in Tunisia to Tunisian-Italien-Jewish parents in 1920 and emigrated to France after the Independence of Tunisia in 1956.   

Alexander Raymond Arifianto

Alexander R. Arifianto is a Research Fellow with the Indonesia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. Previously, he was a Visiting Fellow with the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) and a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame (Indiana, United States of America). In addition, he worked as a research analyst with the SMERU Research Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dr. Arifianto earned his Ph.D. in political science from Arizona State University in August 2012. His ongoing research interests include: Islamic politics in Indonesia, political economy of regional autonomy and local level governance, civil society organizations and democratization in Indonesia, and comparative politics of Southeast Asia. [taken from:,19.04.2016]

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king of the ancient kingdom kingdom of Macedona and a member of the Agread dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip (2nd) to the throne at the age of 20.

Alexei II [Alexius II] (Pope)

Late Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church (1990-2008)

Alexis Tsipras (Politician, Greece)
Alfred Balfour
Alfred Stepan
Alfred William

Sudanese Pastor

Ali Abu Hassan
Ali Akbar Nategh-Nouri
Ali Babacan

Former Turkish Economic Minister