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(Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion

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Their stance is that the awaited Mahdi will come, and they need to create a fertile environment for the arrival of the awaited Mahdi, and they need to take over the Islamic world.
Al Mahdi led a group of radicals who destroyed 14 of Timbuktu's 16 mausoleums in 2012 because they considered them "totems of idolatry".
The chilling video, made on a mobile phone, shows Mahdi lying on the street but still moving his arms and legs.
Arresting Mahdi in the midst of diplomatic talks, in which the NUP was largely seen to be making concessions to the government, has destroyed the faith that other parties had for the talks and perplexed many onlookers.
Sadiq Al Mahdi, Prime Minister of Sudan in the country's last elected civilian government and ousted by then Colonel Omar Hassan al-Bashir in 1989, is the head of Sudan's leading opposition party, the Umma Party.
A Lebanese national, Mahdi began his career after completing a course at Shouf Technical College in Lebanon.
Mahdi said Sudan might see violence or even civil war as in Syria or Yemen if the protests took on a mass character.
Noureddin said that Mahdi has been accused of vilifying religion, ethics and traditions with her behavior.
Books, pamphlets, and internet chat rooms are replete with stories of the Mahdi and speculation about the coming time when he will finally appear to usher in the messianic state and sweep away the modern world's suffering and injustice.
BAGHDAD, Sep 5, 2010 (TUR) -- Iraq's Shiite Vice President Adel Abdul Mahdi has said efforts in the country to form a new government had proved unsuccessful to make "significant progress," adding that he welcomed efforts exerted by Turkey and some other countries to facilitate a new Iraqi government.
Summary: Political and religious Iranian figures slammed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for his repeated comments about the Mahdi, or who Muslims's believe is mankind's savior, and warned him about
Abdul Mahdi claimed credit, saying the law-abiding members of his body-guard battalion had solved the case and that Bolani was playing politics.
Fatima Hussein chased down five men in a pick-up who snatched three-year-old Mahdi Ali as he played outside his home, in Isa Town, last month.
KAMIL MAHDI, who was warned off for ten years in September 2003 following his conviction for causing unnecessary suffering to five horses, has sounded out the BHA about making an early comeback to the training ranks.
Muqtada al-Sadr has taken yet another step in an attempt to transform his Mahdi Army militia from a force intent on battling US soldiers into a much broader social and political network that can still hold sway in the shifting landscape of Iraq.