Waleed Basyouni

Shaykh Waleed Basyouni, PhD, is the Vice President of AlMaghrib Institute and the Head of our ‘Aqīdah and Adab Department. Students know him well for his sincere care for their well-being and progress in studying. We see Shaykh Waleed as not just our senior scholar, but one of the most important leaders of the da‘wah in the West. He graduated with a Bachelor in Islamic Sciences from Al-Imam Muhammad University (KSA), did his Master’s in Islamic Theology, World Religions and Modern Religious Sects from Al-Imam Muhammad University, and achieved a Doctorate in Theology from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Indiana. He studied under the great scholars of our time such as Shaykh Ibn Bāz, Shaykh ‘Abd’l-Razzāq al-‘Afīfi, Shaykh Ibn Jibrīn, and many others. Shaykh Waleed Basyouni has made numerous appearances in the media around the world including Al-Huda Channel, Islam Channel & Peace TV. He is an Imām, and active member of a number of Islamic organizations and Islamic Societies such as NAIF, and is a Director of the Texas Da‘wah Convention. Shaykh Waleed also gives fatwa as a member of the American Muslim Jurists Association (AMJA).

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