Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid

Muhammad Saalih al-Munajid (b. 1960, Haleb, Syria) is the Imam at the 'Umar ibn Abd al-'Aziz mosque in the city of Al-Khobar, Saudia Arabia, where he teaches and gives lectures in sharia (law) and dawa (preaching). He was the first person to launch a website representing Islam in Saudi Arabia. The site was launched in 1997 and included the now popular Q&A format. It has since been translated into numerous languages. Al-Munajid coordinates several radio and television programs on channels in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Persian Gulf.


Al-Munajjid graduated from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with a degree in industrial management. Studying Islamic law under the scholar 'Abd al-'Aziz ibn Baaz in his twenties, al-Munajjid became authorized to teach and give lectures in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. He also studied under the scholars Muhammad ibn Saalih al-Uthaymeen, Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman ibn Jibreen, Saalih ibn Fawzaan al-Fawzaan, and Abd ar-Rahmaan al-Baraak.