(1) Though the domed tomb is revered by Muslims as the burial place of a medieval sheikh , it is regarded in some Jewish circles as the burial spot of the biblical patriarch Joseph.(2) The sheikh in that village is the leader of the local sports club.(3) I was terrified of the operation, and went and consulted the village sheikh , who told me it wasn't necessary.(4) He is our love, he is our sheikh , he is a symbol for Muslims.(5) Their path is an attempt to transcend the ego and achieve unity with the divine, with the help of a sheikh (also called pir) and of prayer, meditation and, in the case of the whirling dervishes, dancing.(6) In his remarks upon receiving the award, the sheikh said, ‘The message of Islam and Muslims is modesty, fairness, security, stability, sympathy, harmony and kindness.’(7) To his mother's amusement and modest chagrin, he took Koranic classes with the local sheikh in public school, because his Muslim neighborhood friends took them.(8) And the Sufi sheik talks about when you are chanting, I becomes we, and it's no longer the I, and that that's what it's about.(9) Years ago, a group of us were paid to coach rugby to young Arab sheikhs in Bahrain.(10) But while sending in two reporters dressed as Arab sheikhs might seem underhand to some, the story garnered by these methods was firmly in the public interest.(11) She lunched in the tents of both the Druze and their sworn enemies, the Beni Sakhr, and met with the sheiks of various Bedouin tribes.(12) This, in turn, would ‘snowball’ - the analogy only works in the Cedar Mountains of Lebanon - through the region, bringing democracy from Syria to Egypt and to the sheikhdoms , emirates and monarchies of the Gulf.(13) Each family group is headed by a sheik (leader).(14) Who are the key leaders or sheiks in the community?(15) The British withdrew from the Persian Gulf in 1969 after nearly two centuries of dominance, creating a power vacuum for the tiny oil sheikhdoms they had fostered.(16) An intimate group of senators and sheiks dined together at Le Cirque.