Al-Faqih founded the Movement for Islamic Reform in Arabia (MIRA), which dealt only with Saudi issues and sought to depict a more reasonable image than did the CDLR.
What does MIRA stand for?
MIRA stands for Movement for Islamic Reform in Arabia
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We have 49 other meanings of MIRA in our Acronym Attic
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- Minimum Interference Routing Algorithm
- Monolithic Infrared Array
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- Motor Industry Research Association
- Multifunctional Inertial Reference Assembly (USAF)
- Munich Re Internet Risk Assessor
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- Management Information Research Assistance Center
- Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
- Mekong Institute Research Advisory Committee (Thailand)
- Minimum IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) Altitude Chart (aviation)
- Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Coalition
- Mid-Infrared Advanced Chemical Laser
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Fandy analyzes six opposition figures and movements: Sheikh Safar al-Hawaii and Salman al-Auda, two preachers whose sermons criticizing the Saudi regime have become widely known through distribution of cassette tapes; Muhammed al-Masaari and the Committee for the Defense of Legimate Rights (CDLR), based in London, which pioneered the use of "post-modern" communications (the fax machine and Internet) to get its message across to followers in the kingdom; Saad al-Faqih and the Movement for Islamic Reform in Arabia (MIRA), a split-off from the CDLR that is also based in London; Usama Bin Laden and the Advice and Reform Committee, the one opposition movement that is activist in nature; and Sheikh Hassan al-Saffar, spiritual leader of the Shia Reform Movement.