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Jul 10, 2005
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Koranic Healing in Saudi Arabia

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Source: Al-Arabiya Network (Dubai/Saudi Arabia)

The following are excerpts from a story about Koranic healing, which aired on Al-Arabiya TV on July 10, 2005

Reporter: This is a house where jinns leave the human body. signs and schedules hang on the walls, just like in a doctor's clinic. This is the home of Koranic healer Munir 'Arab. This sheik turned part of his private home into a clinic, which he named: "The house of religious talismans for free Koranic healing."

Inside, everything looks organized. Here, dozens of patients gather weekly. Some of them are afflicted by either witchcraft or jinns, and they wait to enter the clinic. Here, Sheik Munir receives his patients. He sits down to diagnose their case, and begins to recite: "In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful, Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. The Compassionate, the Merciful, Master of the Day of Judgment."

The sheik recites the Al-Fatiha and other verses to his patients – depending on their condition, with a sound system he prepared in advance. Out of concern for his patients, He padded the clinic walls with foam.

More than two million bottles of water, over which Koranic verses were read, and thirteen thousand liters of oil are given away free every year, along with instructions on how to use them. Despite all this equipment, the sheik was not required to obtain any official permit in twenty years of practice.

Al-'Arab: No one has a license, since Allah's book requires no license. Nevertheless, in light of the growth in the number of Koranic healers who have entered the field of talismans, the is a great deal of confusion in the field. Therefore, I demand the introduction of regulations and licenses.

Reporter: Many stories and wonders are etched in Sheik Munir's memory – Tales which are sometimes hard to believe.

Al-'Arab: Almost a hundred centimeters... in its entirety. This is not the only thing that came out of her **CENSORED** and yet she remained a virgin. This is a wonder. That this would come out of a virgin? And that's not all. Even these things... They all came out of her **CENSORED**.

Reporter: To document his experience, he shot several movies and established a website dedicated to religious talismans.

Al-'Arab: Nearly 1.5 million people have visited our website so far.

Reporter: Nearly two years ago, Al-Arabiya aired these images of a girl crying a stone, while doctors were at a loss to diagnose her condition. We happened to meet her again at Sheik Munir's clinic, but this time, after she had been treated by him.

Maha: A stone came out of my eye. We went to Sheik Munir Al-'Arab in Jeddah. Only a pebble came out, and nothing has come out since.

Reporter: A special bond was formed between Sheik Munir and the child Maha, like many of those who attended his clinic.

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