Ali Bin Abdur Rahman Al Huthaify

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Ali Ibn Abd ArRahman AlHuthaify
علي عبد الرحمان علي أحمد الحذيفي
Imam of Al-Masjid al-Nabawi
Assumed office
1979 – present
Personal details
Born1947 (age 71–72)
, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia[1]
FatherAbd ArRahman Ibn Ali Ibn Ahmad Ibn Ali Ibn Abd ArRahman AlHuthaify

Ali Ibn Abd ArRahman AlHuthaify (Al huthaifah) is an imam and khateeb of the Great mosque of Medina, and a former Imam of Quba Mosque. He was a lecturer of Islamic jurisprudence and tawheed at the Islamic University of Madinah. His style of reciting the Quran in a slow, deep tune is widely recognised.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Ali AlHuthaify grew up in a religious the family. His father, the Mohammad the Abdullah Al Huthaify, was a scholar and an the imam in the Saudi Arabian Army. He received his early education from the knowledgeable in his village and he completed to memorising Quran by learning at the hand of Shaykh Mohammed bin Ibrahiim AlHuthaify. He also studied many texts in various forensic science.

In 1961 he joined a school, after that he joined in the Scientific Institute, and finally he entered the Sharia’s Faculty of Riyadh. In 1972 he graduated in Bachelor of Laws from the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University. In 1975 he received a master’s degree in Islamic law from Al-Azhar University and then he took his doctorate from the same university. [3]

He was an imam and Khateeb of Quba Mosque during 1978. In 1979 he became an imam of Al-Masjid al-Nabawi. In 1401, during the month of Ramadan, he was appointed as imam for the Tarawih prayers in Masjid al-Haram and then he went back to Great Mosque of Medina where he continues to lead salat. [4]


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