He is our love, he is our sheikh , he is a symbol for Muslims.
The sheikh in that village is the leader of the local sports club.
To his mother's amusement and modest chagrin, he took Koranic classes with the local sheikh in public school, because his Muslim neighborhood friends took them.
Though the domed tomb is revered by Muslims as the burial place of a medieval sheikh , it is regarded in some Jewish circles as the burial spot of the biblical patriarch Joseph.
Their path is an attempt to transcend the ego and achieve unity with the divine, with the help of a sheikh (also called pir) and of prayer, meditation and, in the case of the whirling dervishes, dancing.
In his remarks upon receiving the award, the sheikh said, ‘The message of Islam and Muslims is modesty, fairness, security, stability, sympathy, harmony and kindness.’
I was terrified of the operation, and went and consulted the village sheikh , who told me it wasn't necessary.
Imams, sheiks , engineers, lawyers, educators, administrators and businessmen are among those who make up the council.
Loyalties depend on personal relationships with tribal chiefs, sheiks or warlords, rather than allegiance to the nation.
Years ago, a group of us were paid to coach rugby to young Arab sheikhs in Bahrain.