Denomination: Sunni muslim
- Tory), Riyadh University 1967. Master of Arts, Ph.D. (History), University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Head of History Department, Faculty of Sharia (Islamic Law).
- Edited Arabic manuscripts in the University of Leeds, Faculty of Sharia Journal. Published articles in British and Italian journals. Now editing a reference book on the Mecca Holy Sanctuary decorations, Mecca ancient buildings with illustrations and data (to be published by Faculty of Sharia, Mecca).