Sheikh Usaamah Khayyat (Full name: Usaamah bin Abdullah bin Abdul Ghani Khayyat) was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia in the year 1956.
He graduated in the year 1977 and earned his Masters and PHD Degree from Umm Al Qura University, Makkah in the year 1982 and 1988 respectively.
He was appointed as Imam in Masjid Al Haram in 1997 after the approval of King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (RahimiAllah). His Father Sheikh Abdullah Khayyat also served as Imam and Khateeb of Masjid Al Haram
He is also a Professor in the Faculty of Dawah and Usool Deen in Umm Al Qura University
He also is a member of the Shoura Council since 2003
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