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Al-Farooq is an Arabic given and family name derived from an honorific of Umar
`Umar ibn al-Khattāb c. 2 November , was a leading companion and adviser to the Islamic prophet Muhammad who later became the second Muslim Caliph after Muhammad's death....

, an early Muslim leader, and by extension has become a common given or place name throughout the Muslim world.

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  • Al-Farouq Aminu
    Al-Farouq Aminu
    Al-Farouq Ajiede Aminu is an American basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers. His parents are Aboubakar Aminu and Anjirlic Aminu. A descendant from a line of Nigerian kings, his name Al-Farouq means "the chief has arrived." His brother is former Georgia Tech forward Alade Aminu...

    , American basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers
  • El-Farouk Khaki
    El-Farouk Khaki
    El-Farouk Khaki is a Canadian refugee and immigration lawyer, and human rights activist on issues including gender equality, sexual orientation, and progressive Islam. He was the New Democratic Party's candidate for the House of Commons in the riding of Toronto Centre in a March 17, 2008 by-election...

    , Canadian lawyer


  • Al Farouq training camp
    Al Farouq training camp
    The Al Farouq training camp, also known as "the airport camp", was an alleged Al-Qaeda training camp near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Camp attendees received small-arms training, map-reading, orientation, explosives training, and other training....

    , an alleged Al-Qaeda training camp near Kandahar Afghanistan
  • Al Farouk de Tombouctou
    Al Farouk de Tombouctou
    Al Farouk de Tombouctou is a Malian football and Basketball club based in the city of Timbuktu.-Football:Al Farouk were promoted for the first time to the Malien Premiere Division in September 2008, after winning the Division 2, group A tournament, based in their home city of Timbuktu...

    , Football (soccer) team in Mali