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Synonyms for emir

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

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The beauty queen bosses have told the Gardai that Emir is now in illgal possession of the car.
It will be his first official visit to Pakistan as the Emir of Qatar.
Delivering a speech on the occasion in which he welcomed the attendees, HH the Emir said,"I welcome you to our annual meeting that we all treasure as a well-established constitutional tradition, in which we review the affairs of our beloved country.
For his part, the OIC Secretary General expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Emir of Qatar to for Qatar' support for the organization.
The President of the Republic thanked the Emir for the position of principles that Qatar maintains on the Cyprus issue and for his support of the UN resolutions on Cyprus, as well as for the messages he conveyed to Turkey with which he has friendly relations.
Charles recently courted controversy when it was revealed that he had lobbied the emir to change a major London building development plan, sparking accusations of abuse of power.
14, 2001, despite a compromise deal imposed by the emir to end his disputes with Shaikh Saad Al Abdullah.
Emir, 20, said: "We are all very excited and I am very, very happy.
And the delightful Emir has already proved that she is more than capable of taking over from her very popular predecessor.
Emir Oil LLC, a 70% subsidiary of BMB Munai, is a limited liability corporation organized under the laws of Kazakhstan.
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas yesterday.
According to the result announced by the JI district general secretary, Malik Sher Bahadar was elected as Timergara tehsil emir, Dr Rahi Shah as Adenzai tehsil emir, Haji Abdul Rehman as Balambat tehsil emir, Haji Fazal Wahab as Maidan tehsil emir, Mufti Mujeeb ur Rehman as Munda tehsil emir, Maulana Miraj Khan as Samar Bagh tehsil emir and Arshad Zaman as Khall tehsil emir.
THE Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani arrived in Jeddah on Wednesday afternoon on a short brotherly visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Because of a complicated relationship between the executive and legislative arms of the state, elections are held more or less every year, particularly since the current Emir, Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, came to power in January 2006.