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The khateeb is usually the imam (prayer leader), but the two roles can be played by different people. The Khatib should be knowledgable of how to lead the prayer and be competent in delivering the khutba (speech) however there are no requirements of eligibility to become a khatib beyond being an Adult Muslim. Some Muslims believe the khatib has to be male but women do lead Friday prayers in number of places.
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