Dr. Hussein bin Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh

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Dr. Hussein bin Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh is a respected imam and sermon performer at the Prophet’s Mosque, as well as a judge at the High Court in Madinah.

A royal recommendation by King Salman made Al-Asheikh the official sermon deliverer on the day of Arafat, 9 of Dul Hijjah. He will give this year’s sermon at Al-Nimra Mosque, one of the holy sites in Arafat, as well as leading Dhur and Asr prayers.

Last year, the Arafat sermon and prayers were performed by Sheikh Dr. Saad Shafaee Al-Shetri. In 2016, Sheikh Dr. Abdurrahman Al-Sudais, chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques, led the prayers.

Born in Bani Tamim in southern Saudi Arabia, Al-Asheikh pursued his scholarly career in Riyadh. He received his bachelor’s degree from Shariah College in Riyadh, and then joined the Higher Judicial Institute, receiving a master’s degree before pursuing a doctorate.

Al-Asheikh studied under great Islamic scholars, getting appointed as a magistrate in 1985. Five years later, he became a judge in the Great Court of Najran. He was transferred a year later to the Grand Court in Riyadh, where he stayed for many years before he joined the Grand Court in Madinah in 1997, receiving the royal decree that appointed him as an imam at the Prophet’s Mosque.

He has been leading prayers at the Prophet’s Mosque for more than two decades, while lecturing at the University of Madinah.

He has delivered many scientific lectures in jurisprudence, Tawheed, Hadith and grammar, in addition to some lectures at places such as the Great Mosque in Riyadh.

 

 

 

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Name: Sheikh Dr. Hussain bin Abdul Aziz bin Hassan ale Sheikh
DOB: 1964
Age: 52
EDUCATION:
Graduated from the Faculty of Shar’iah – Obtained Honors
Obtained a Masters degree from Imam Muhammad bin Saud University
Obtained a PhD from Higher Judicial Institute + (First Class Honors)
POSITIONS HELD BY SHEIKH HUSSAIN:
Currently: Imam and Khateeb of Masjid an Nabawi (1998-)
Judge in the Higher Court of Madinah for over 27 years
Teacher in Masjid an Nabawi
Sheikh al Hadeeth
STUDIED UNDER:
His Eminence Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Baaz Rahimahullah (Late Grand Mufti of KSA)
Sheikh Abdullah bin Jibreen Rahimahullah
Sheikh Abdullah Ghadyan Rahimahullah
and many others …
NOTABLE STUDENTS:
Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Taalib Hameed (Imam of Masjid an Nabawi)