Sheikh Dr. Isam Rajab

Classically trained scholar, founder and Executive Director of AREES University. Born in Kuwait, graduated with BA in Shari’ah from Islamic University of Madinah, holds a Masters and PhD in Islamic Studies, has over 10 years experience as Imam in USA & Kuwait, has 2 ijazas in memorizing the Qur’an, author of a book about qira’at of the Qur’an and specialized and licensed in the inheritance system of Islam.

Sheikh Shuayb Mohd Wani

Graduated from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India with 1st class BA in Islamic Studies, has Masters in Islamic Jurisprudence from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, Special Studies from al-Azhar University and is currently pursuing his Ph.D (Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh) from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Chairman of Al-Manar Muslim Foundation, Jammu and Kashmir since 2012 Has ijaza for the 6 books of Hadith and others including Musnad al-Shafi’i and Muwatta Malik. Has contributed articles in Daily Muslim and Daily Greater Kashmir in English and Urdu.

Sheikh Tariq Appleby

Tariq Appleby was born in Cape Town, South Africa. After completing High school Tariq attended the Islamic University of Madinah to pursue Islamic studies. He completed his Diploma in Arabic in 2002 and then in 2007 graduated with a B.A. in Hadith studies.


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