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Synonyms for emir

an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)

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Immediately after the governor's approval, Alhaji Umar was turbaned as the 12th Emir of Katagum to succeed his father who died last Saturday after a prolonged illness.
In his meeting with Sayyid Fahd, the Emir of Qatar expressed deepest condolences on the death of Sayyid Turki.
HH the Emir entrusted him with his greetings to the HH Emir of Kuwait and his wishes to the Kuwaiti people for further progress and prosperity.
The daily said emir's family saw the 5,800-square-meter, 64-room mansion, as they were touring ystanbul while the emir was having talks with Turkish leaders.
Subsequently, the Emir was welcomed at the Presidential Secretariat by President Sirisena.
A smartly turned contingent drawn from three services presented guard of honour to Emir of Qatar.
He has now become the Emir of Kano after the death of his great uncle, the last Emir, on Friday.
The UAE supports the success of the private sector, and it is only reasonable that the private sector should support the success of the youth of the country," Shaikh Nahyan told business leaders at the meeting, which is part of an ongoing series of briefings organised by EMIR.
Earlier, the Emir of Kuwait and Emir of Qatar arrived here today.
BEIRUT: Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid al-Thani appeared to offer an olive branch to Syria by asking General Security head Maj.
We heard several gunshots in the midst of a rather lengthy quarrel between HH Emir and his father on Friday and rushed to the room, where we realized that the Emir had taken out his gun and fired several warning shots in the air after he had gone out of control due to his fury," the source said.
Emir of Qatar arrives in Arish for an official visit.
Finance Minister Vasos Shiarli has indicated that a proposed investment by Qatar in an open field opposite Hilton hotel, in Nicosia, will probably not materialise, adding that the Emir of Qatar has expressed his intention to proceed with an investment or with some investments in Cyprus.
New Delhi, Apr 4 ( ANI ): Qatar Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani will pay a state visit to India from April 8 to 10 at the invitation of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil.
When Qatar celebrated seeing its natural gas production reach 77 million tons last month, the Emir of Qatar had interesting things to say about the deputy prime minister and minister of oil, Abdullah Hamad Al-Attiyah.