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What set of laws governed Muslim Empires and still govern many parts of the Muslim world today?
hmm. what you ask is very very deep. this set of laws is called 'shariah'. maybe if you google it? sorry i cant be of much help but ppl can spend years studying this. the basics are all found in the quran. try the tafsir of the quran (explanation) it will help. hope this helps.
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Shaykhs were not involved in governing the non-Muslims because they were local Islamic religious leaders. Ra'is were the ones governing the non-Muslim families and non-Mus…lim religious leaders.
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Muslims are in every country some countries Muslims are a majority some countries Muslims are a minority. With the exception of India, Ethiopia, China and Russia the majority …of the population in the following countries are Muslim.Indonesia 202,867,000 (88.2%)Pakistan 174,082,000 (96.3%)India 160,945,000 (13.4%)Bangladesh 145,312,000 (89.6%)Egypt 78,513,000 (94.6%)Nigeria 78,056,000 (50.4%)Iran 73,777,000 (99.4%)Turkey 73,619,000 (98.0%)Algeria 34,199,000 (98.0 %)Morocco 31,993,000 (99.0%)Iraq 30,428,000 (99.0%)Sudan 30,121,000 (71.3%)Afghanistan 28,072,000 (99.7%)Ethiopia 28,063,000 (33.9%)Uzbekistan 26,469,000 (96.3%)Saudi Arabia 24,949,000 (97.0%)Yemen 23,363,000 (99.1%)China 21,667,000 (1.6%)Syria 20,196,000 (92.2%)Malaysia 16,581,000 (60.4%)Russia 16,482,000 (11.7%)Niger 15,075,000 (98.6%) Many Muslims not only live in, but also have an official status in the following regions:Southwest Asia: Arab nations such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and non-Arab nations such as Iran.Africa: North African countries such as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt; Northeast African countries like Somalia, Somaliland (de facto state), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Sudan; and West African countries like Mali, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Niger and Nigeria.Southern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Turkey.Eastern Europe: (North Caucasus and Idel-Ural) and Ukraine (especially in the Crimea)Central Asia: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, UzbekistanSouth Asia: Pakistan, Bangladesh, and the MaldivesEast Asia: parts of China (Xinjiang and Ningxia)Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia Some definitions would also include the sizable Muslim minorities in:several countries of Europe (of which the Muslim population in Cyprus, Russia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, France, the Netherlands and Denmark make up at least 5% of the total population of that country, and with more than 37 million Muslims, collectively, living in Russia, France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands,several regions of Russia, other than ethnic republics above (Adyghea, North Ossetia-Alania, etc.)some parts of India (India has the third-largest population of Muslims of any country; see: Islam in India)Singapore, Myanmar, Pattani (Thailand), and Mindanao (Philippines)Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Malawi, South Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Uganda, EthiopiaCrimea in Ukraine One fifth of the world population share Islam as an ethical tradition. Estimates conclude that the number of Muslims in the world ranges between 1.3 to 1.8 billion, with the most accepted figure being around 1.6 billion. Muslims are the majority in 57 countries, they speak about 60 languages and come from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Arabic is the most spoken language of Muslims, and is spoken by 20% of Muslims. Bengali is the second most commonly spoken language, spoken by around 10% of the total population, and Punjabi is the third most spoken language (spoken by around 5% of Muslim world). Other major languages spoken by the Muslims are Javanese, Turkish, Urdu and Persian.
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They are around 1600 million Muslims, as of October 2009 per Pew Forum study.
Around 16.5 million Muslims that constitutes around 60% of total population, per Pew Forum study as of October 2009. see link below.
Every country has atleast one Muslim it in
1.7 Billion Muslims as of 2011 Studies show that the Muslim population will more than double in the next 20 years.
After the authority of the caliphate declined, landlords seized power over peasants. This caused suffering in agricultural productivity. Tax revenues declined, and Arab and ot…her Middle Eastern traders began to lose ground. European merchants began to challenge the Arabs in other parts of the Mediterranean. Of course, the Western and Chinese expansion kinda screwed the Muslims, too.
The Shia are estimated to account for 10 to 15% of the total Muslim population, which puts their numbers at 165 to 190 million world wide.
Officially there are 5,600,000,000. Unofficially, there are probably many people who superficially claim to be Muslim, but in their heart or by their actions are not.
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mohammed ali, laila ali (his daughter) [although i don't know if she is a practicing one], nadia ali (singer of 'rapture'), natasha khan (bat for lashes lead singer).... . …Mos Def, Mohammed Ali, Busta Rhymes, Cat Stevens, Andre Carson is a famous Muslim congressman from Indiana. Carson isthe second Muslim to be elected to the United States Congress.Jawed Karim, co-founder of YouTube is a famous Muslim. He designedPayPal's real-time anti-fraud system. Dave Chappelle, a famousstand-up comedian, converted to Islam in 1998.
Yes indeed there are strong Islamic rules regarding every matter of lise especially how to treat the people of the conquered lands, people of other religions and state. Ea…ch one of them involves strong justice and rights of others. No community can harm any other community, take away their belongings or destroy their religious places. Islam is indeed the religion of peace but the modern media has the habit of promoting the dark side of it's followers.
Answer 1 Muslim population in year 2013 is around 2000.6 million Muslims (28.26% of world population). Refer to link below. Answer 2 The Pew World Forum sticks to the… 1.6 billion number. See links below. Answer 3 The estimate given in Answer 2 is for October 2009 and not for year 2013. Although the report is published in 2012 but it is based on date collected and estimated in October 2009. See attached links.
Many Muslims were unhappy with the emphasis on politics and the growing power of Arab rulers. Many saw the focus on secular issues to be in opposition to the foundation of… Islam, and wanted a more religious-based leadership. ^-^