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Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran

king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)

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The heroic figure of Zaynab, the sister of Imam Husayn, and the other historical persons referenced by the brigade and its supporters evoke the tragedy of Karbala in 680 CE when Imam Husayn and many of his closest supporters and male family members were slain in battle against a larger force sent by the Umayyad Caliph Yazid I.
Mariam has grown familiar with war on her doorstep but her lowest point came when a ministry where son Husayn was headed was blown up.
The wartime sections of the book include a solid analysis of the controversial Husayn-McMahon correspondence and an apologia for the Sykes-Picot Agreement which did not, in the authors' opinion, contradict the British pledges to Sharif Husayn, most notably because they do not believe that Palestine was included in the territory promised to Husayn.
I am pleased to be able to share our success story at the Gartner Business Process Management Summit," said Husayn Alvarez-Gomariz, corporate business process manager at Micron.
The military chief said they have established connections between Kuwaiti Husayn Al-Dhafiri and Syrian Rahaf Zina and their Filipino and foreign associates, although he declined to provide details pending investigation.
Theannouncement unnecessarily re-opened a debate over the "emergence of the Arabic novel," which has sometimes been pinned to Muhammad Husayn Haykal's Zaynab (1913), for reasons Elliott Colla addresses in " How Zaynab Became the First Arabic Novel .
and Saudi Arabian-designated Hizballah member and financier Adham Husayn Tabaja.
The 79-year-old was attending the celebration of the day of Ashura; a religious holiday which falls on the 10th of Muharram amd commemorates the martyrdom at Karbala of Husayn ibn Ali, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
The sanctions target senior IS oil official Faysal Al Zahrani, foreign fighter facilitator Husayn Juaythini, and senior IS official Turki Al Binali.
The Huthis (who officially refer to themselves as "Ansar Allah") are named after their former leader, Husayn al-Huthi, who was killed by Yemeni government forces in 2004 after refusing to turn himself in for questioning.
Calik Holding Executive Board Chairperson Ahmet Calik, Calik Enerji Executive Board Chairperson Osman Saim Dinc, Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Husayn Ibrahim Salih al-Shahristani and officials attended a signing ceremony on the project that took place in Baghdad.
Muhammad Awad, spokesman for the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, said those apprehended were Saba' Sabarneh, 17, and Nidal Husayn Za'qeeq, 20, after their homes were razed in Beit Amer.
present an anthology of modern Islamist thought, including texts from Hassan al-Banna and Sayyid Qutb of the Muslim Brotherhood; Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei, the founding figure of Iran's Islamic Revolution; Muhhamed Baqir al-Sadr of Iraq; the Palestinian group Hamas; Muhammad Husayn Fadlallah of Lebanon (who is often erroneously referred to by the corporate media as the "spiritual leader of Hezbollah"); Afghanistan's Taliban; Osama bin Laden of al-Qaeda; and 9/11 hijacker Muhammad Atta.
Here Bloom explains that this is "a title born[e] only by the Fatimid general Husayn ibn Jawhar from 1000 to 1008" (p.
Yesterday Al Jazeera television aired a copy of what it said was an Egyptian Interior Ministry list of the Pakistani suspects, highlighting the grainy pictures of two men named Muhammad Akhtar, 30, and Tasadduq Husayn, 18.