| Arabic: سيد مصطفى القزويني|
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Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini (Arabic: سيد مصطفى القزويني born 1961 in Karbala, Iraq) is an Islamic religious leader. Al-Qazwini can allegedly trace his lineage forty-two generations back to Muhammad.
Al-Qazwini initiated his higher religious studies in Qom, Iran. During 1987-1989 he served as teacher of Islamic Studies at the Islamic seminary in Damascus, Syria. From 1989-1994 he contributed as associate Imam and professor of Islamic Studies at several Islamic centers and foundations in London, England.
Shortly after his arrival in California in 1994, Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini became the founder and director of the Islamic Cultural Center of San Diego, California. This center was the first Shia mosque established in San Diego County for religious and social events.
In September 1996, he founded the Islamic Educational Center of Orange County (IECOC), drawing on his experience in Islamic Studies.
Al-Qazwini's past associations have included: being chairman of the Development and World Events Committee of the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California (an umbrella organization for sixty-four mosques and Islamic centers), a board member of the council of Shia Muslim scholars of North America. For the past six years he has co-chaired the West Coast Dialogue of Muslims and Catholics, and has been an advisor for the United Muslim American Association for six years. He spends much of his time lecturing across the world and nationally at churches, universities and on panels with other parishioners.
On 23 June 2017 in a sermon delivered in Orange County, California, Sayed Moustafa Al-Qazwini declared that ISIS was the production of Israeli intelligence.
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