Dubai: The well-known strategist, writer and researcher from UAE Dr. Hussein Ubaid Gubash has passed away. He was a working professor at the St. Joseph University of Beirut. His demise is a significant loss to Kerala as he was a good companion of Indian Grand Mufti Sheikh Abubakr Ahmed and he had actively involved supporting the educational projects of Markazu Saquafathi Sunniyya. He is the author of many well known academic, Islamic and historical books like Muhammed Rasool (PBUH), Oman – The Islamic Democratic Tradition (Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series), Oman: A Millenial Islamic Democracy and much more. The book he has written on the life of Prophet Muhammed(SAW) has been translated and published in Malayalam by Islamic Publishing Bureau. Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad requested to believers to perform Janaza Prayer for him and to pray for his life hereafter.