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Sheik

Tribe or Family

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Quran

central religious text of Islam

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Islam

the religion of the Muslims

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Hijab

a head covering worn in public by some Muslim women.

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Haj

the pilgrimage to Mecca

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Bedouin

an Arab of the desert, in Asia or Africa

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Jihad

a holy war undertaken as a sacred duty by Muslims.

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Mosque

a Muslim place of worship.

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Muhammad

The Arab founder of Islam

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Abu Baker

companion of 1st Muslim leader after Muhammad

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Mu'āwiyah

is a male Arabic

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Sunni

one of the two main branches of Islam

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Shiite

an adherent of the Shia branch of Islam.

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Caliph

a spiritual leader of Islam

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The moors

a member of a northwestern African Muslim