Islamic Ummah

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Noun1.Islamic Ummah - the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to PakistanIslamic Ummah - the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan; "moderate Muslims urge the Ummah to reject the terrorism of radical Muslims"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
community - a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
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He warned that anyone speaking of differences to create rifts among Muslims is serving the enemies, and said, "Creating gaps under the name of Shiite-Sunni or Arab-Persian differences or differences among other tribes and nationalities as well as developing nationalist bias is on the agenda of the ill-wishers of the Islamic Ummah and they (such plots) should be confronted through insight and determination," he added.
The summit statement emphasized the question of Palestine as the central cause of the Islamic Ummah. "Hence, the termination of the Israeli occupation of the Arab and Palestinian territories, occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem and Syrian Golan, constitute a vital demand by the entire Islamic Ummah." The Muslim world leaders applauded the efforts of Saudi Arabia, under King Abdullah's leadership, to defend Islamic holy places in Al-Quds through his generous and constant support to the holy city, its institutions and inhabitants to enable them to stand up to Israel's attempts to Judaize their city.
The minister stated that the kingdom has harnessed its efforts and weight to serve the Islamic Ummah and the economic and social development of its peoples.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has urged the countrymen to forge unity in their ranks and pray for peace, security, development and prosperity of the motherland and Islamic Ummah.
"Creating difference and division among the Islamic Ummah is today one of the enemies' main plots and therefore, all the people should be vigilant not to speak of differences so loud and avoid becoming a loudspeaker for the enemies of Islam and Quran," Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing participants in the 32nd round of the International Quran Contests in Tehran.
"All decisions on these major issues were taken through consensus," he said.The summit expressed gratitude and appreciation to King Abdullah for convening the extraordinary summit with a view to strengthening Islamic solidarity, and to the government and the people of Saudi Arabia for their characteristic hospitality.In the final communique, it was declared that the Islamic Ummah should pursue every means to achieve unity, solidarity and mutual aid among its members and should endeavor to overcome any obstacles impeding the achievement of those goals.The summit emphasized the importance of the question of Palestine as the central cause of the Islamic Ummah.
He stressed that this is great confidence delegated to him, praying that Allah, the Almighty to enable him to perform the mission in the service of the Islamic Ummah and promote solidarity amongst member states and bolstering joint Islamic action, further forward.
In view of the challenges in the region, the Pakistani official underscored the need for strengthening the unity of the Islamic Ummah.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alawi underscored that enhancement of unity among Muslims is the best defensive weapon against the divisive plots hatched by the enemies to wreak havoc on the Islamic Ummah.
He said Muslim leaders and intellectuals from all over the world would be invited to take part in the three-day conference to discuss solutions for the problems facing the Islamic Ummah. "It is the duty of Muslim leaders and scholars to discuss solutions for the various problems facing Muslims across the world," Al-Turki said.
In a statement issued on Tuesday evening in the city of Lahore, the head of Pakistan's Ulama Council Association Sheikh Tahir Mahmood Al-Ashrafi said that the Huthi militias are behind such terrorist acts, stressing that any attack on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an attack on the Islamic Ummah as the Kingdom is the land of the Two Holy Mosques.
ISLAMABAD -- President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the nation to end its internal rifts, groupings and sectarianism and form a united platform to help Pakistan, Islamic Ummah and the world at large to address its lingering problems.