Key figure in the early Muslim Brotherhood. [1]

Described by Wikipedia as an expert in central banking.

Banking Edit

Described by Soliman Biheiri as a father of the modern Islamic banking system.

Advisor to Kuwait. [2]

Presented a paper on "Interest Free Banking" at the First International Conference on Islamic Economics in Mecca in 1991. Template:Cn

Bait ul-Mal Edit

According to Soliman Biheiri, [3]

the idea of starting BMI came from a 1981 meeting in Luxembourg with Mahmoud Abu Saud and Gamal Attia, two known senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Politics Edit

In his 1954 essay The Arab League and the Muslim World, Abu-Saud declared that Islam, not pan-Arabism or the Arabic language, was the unifying ideal of the Arab League; and that Islam defends the rights of Jews and Christians "better than any other system, secular or ecclesiastical"; and he condemns the Western powers for dividing the Arab world into several small states. [4]

Associations Edit

Abu-Saud co-founded the American Muslim Council. [2]

Abu-Saud was president of the Islamic Center of Northwest Florida in 1986. The organization's treasurer was Ahmed Kenawy. [5]

Family Edit

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah, Sam Roe and Laurie Cohen, A rare look at secretive Brotherhood in America, Chicago Tribune, 2004 September 19,,0,4605917,full.story
  2. 2.0 2.1 John Mintz and Douglas Farah, In Search of Friends Among The Foes, Washington Post, In Search Of Friends Among The Foes, Washington Post, 2004 September 11,
  3. Muslim Students Association Dossier,
  4. Mahmoud Abu-Saud, The Arab League and the Muslim World, Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 7, No. 1 (March, 1954), pp. 17-22
  5. Islamic Center of Northwest Florida, Corporation Wiki,
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