dawah dawah

Definition(s):

  • (n) missionary work for Islam

Usage(s):

  • About 60% of the budget goes to dawah, the legitimate network of schools, mosques, orphanages, clinics, youth clubs, athletic teams and libraries that Hamas has spread into .

News

  • Pak defends allocation of funds to JuD

    LAHORE: The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province has justified its allocation of over Rs 61 million to the largest centre of the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, saying the funds are needed to continue the services being provided to people by the facility.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: INDOlink

Quotes

  1. "The Jamat-ud-Dawah and other such organisations need to be proscribed internationally and effective sanctions imposed against them," Indian Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed told the 15-member council.
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: E. Ahammed Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. In the recording, posted on the site Islam4UK, Choudary said: "People looking for a place for their money to go so they can go to the front line and they can't find it. You have opportunity to carry dawah [spreading the word] to society . . . and...
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Anjem Choudary Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. In another e-mail message, Mr. Abujihaad wrote to Mr. Ahmad encouraging him to "keep up with the dawah," referring to Islamic missionary work, the affidavit says.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Hassan Abujihaad Source: New York Times

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