Property rights were taken very seriously at the beginning of Islam, and the provision of alms was a central obligation for Muslims and early Islamic societies, resulting from a combination of Koranic injunctions.
To promote cultural tourism in Abu Dhabi and showcase Islamic heritage and Abu Dhabi’s mosques and their stages of development and growth to tourists, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has teamed up with the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (Awqaf) to organise tours of historic and […]
According to the latest data from the Notaries of Paris-Ile-de-France, the real estate market is still evolving at a steady pace in the Region, with however a slight slowdown in activity and rising prices.
Ghazi WEHBI, Secretary General of AL WAKF RANCE and Executive Board Member of WORLD AWQAF FORUM, participated in the Waqf Symposium, organized by AWQAF Magazine, in collaboration with KPAF, IRTI, ISDB, NEWKUWAIT, AMAL in Strasbourg, September 15 and 16, 2018.
Ali ibn Isa ibn Daoud al-Jarrah (Dayr Qunna, 859 – Baghdad, 1 August 946), was a Persian leader of the Abbasid caliphate. Born into a family with a long history of service in the Abbasid government, he came to power at the Abbasid court as a vizier in 913-917, 918-923 and 927-928.
According to the Medinese model, which prefigures the use of later generations, the mosque is a place of worship, but also a place of knowledge and power . From these beginnings, she has retained her role in religious learning in its various forms. In particular, it was natural that copies of the Qur’an should be deposited there.  But the sources also mention many other books, even whole libraries, preserved in mosques: