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Your Daily Muslim: Mariam Sharipova

Your Daily Muslim: Mariam Sharipova

Mariam Sharipova (not to be confused with professional tennis’ token blonde babe, Maria Sharapova) took “til death do us part” way too literally. A young Muslim woman from the Dagestan (right next to Chechnya) region of Russia, Sharipova was married to Magomedali Vagabov, a Chechen jihadi militia leader in the north Caucasus. Sharipova seemed like […]

Your Daily Muslim: Aminat Kurbanova

Your Daily Muslim: Aminat Kurbanova

Aminat Kurbanova’s story is an unfortunate one. A young Russian woman full of potential, she fell in love with a man whose brother converted him to Islam. Aminat soon converted as well. She decided to convert to Islam for her husband, and the two of them became involved in several radical Islamic groups and abandoned […]