Abd al-Aziz


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Abd al-Aziz

(äb'däl-äzēz`) or

Abdülaziz

(Turk. äbdül`äzēz`), 1830–76, Ottoman sultan (1861–76), brother and successor of Abd al-MajidAbd al-Majid
or Abdülmecit
, 1823–61, Ottoman sultan (1839–61), son and successor of Mahmud II to the throne of the Ottoman Empire. The rebellion of Muhammad Ali was checked by the intervention (1840–41) of England, Russia, and Austria.
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. The economic and political reforms enacted under his rule could not outpace the decline of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). In 1875 his bankrupt government repudiated the interest on the huge loans raised in Western Europe; this act led to foreign control over part of the Ottoman revenues. RomaniaRomania
or Rumania
, republic (2005 est. pop. 22,330,000), 91,699 sq mi (237,500 sq km), SE Europe. It borders on Hungary in the northwest, on Serbia in the southwest, on Bulgaria in the south, on the Black Sea in the southeast, on Moldova in the northeast, and on
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, SerbiaSerbia
, Serbian Srbija , officially Republic of Serbia, republic (1995 est. pop. 10,394,000), 34,116 sq mi (88,361 sq km), W central Balkan Peninsula; formerly the chief constituent republic of Yugoslavia and of its short-lived successor, Serbia and Montenegro.
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, and EgyptEgypt
, Arab. Misr, biblical Mizraim, officially Arab Republic of Egypt, republic (2005 est. pop. 77,506,000), 386,659 sq mi (1,001,449 sq km), NE Africa and SW Asia.
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 gained virtual independence, and revolts broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria. Political decay was paralleled, however, by cultural rebirth. Many important schools were founded, and newspapers helped to educate the Turks politically. In 1876, Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
, 1822–83, Turkish politician. As governor of Bulgaria he succeeded within the few years of his tenure (1864–69) in raising the country from misery to relative prosperity. Schools, roads, and granaries were built from funds obtained by local taxation.
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, foremost among the liberals, overthrew Abd al-Aziz, who died a few days later, probably by suicide. He was succeeded by his nephew, Murad VMurad V,
1840–1904, Ottoman sultan (1876), son of Abd al-Majid. He came to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) when his uncle, Abd al-Aziz, was deposed, but he was soon declared insane and was succeeded by his brother, Abd al-Hamid II.
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This group brought together allies within the party -- including parliamentarians Khmeis Ksila, Abd al-Aziz Kotti and Khaled Chouket, all of whom strongly disagreed with the government's new stance.
Abu Maryam al-Fransi and Abu Abd al-Aziz al-Fransi conducted terrorist attacks against the Iraqi forces fighting against the ISIL in Salahuddin province.
Ahmed Al-Rabeezi, director of the Office of the Official Spokesman for Ali Salem Al-Baidth, former President of Southern Yemen, told the Yemen Times that on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, hundreds of protestors left Al-Aroodh Square and marched towards the Coral Hotel located in central Aden, where the fourth annual Conference for Family Owned Businesses was attended by Prime Minister Bahah and Aden Governor Abd Al-Aziz Bin Habtour.
WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (KUNA) -- President Barack Obama met at the White House Wednesday with Saudi Minister of the National Guard, Prince Mitib bin Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud to discuss shared interests in regional developments, according to a White House statement.
The commander's predicament was made clear however by the fact that he was denied the uniform which draped his minder, the SAF officer officially in charge of the RSF Abbas Abd al-Aziz.
Baluchi, 35, who is also known as Abd al-Aziz Ali, turned up in court at Guantanmo for his pre-trial hearings clutching a copy of the EL James's bestseller saying it was a gift from the guards, according to his lawyer.
Abd Al-Aziz Al-Habdan, deputy governor of the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI), said that the regulations do not discriminate against the heirs of a woman Saudi subscriber who was married to a non-Saudi, according to the Saudi Press Agency.
Minister of Electricity and Energy Ahmed Imam, and President of the Board of Directors for the Arab Organisation for Industrialisation (AOI) Abd Al-Aziz Seif El-Din, signed a cooperation protocol between the AOI and the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA).
Riyad, 18 Mars (SUNA)- Le Ministre de l'Interieur, Ingenieur Ibrabim Mahmoud Hamid, et la delegation qui l'accompagne ont discute avec le ministre de l'Interieur saoudien, Prince Mohamed bin Naif bin Abd Al-Aziz, le progres des relations bilaterales entre les deux pays et les questions d'interet commun en particulier la securite.
The President also made a personal telephone call to NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, and UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- Saudi Arabia's Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance Salih bin Abd al-Aziz bin Muhammad bin Ibrahim Al al-Shaykh stated that the hajj cannot be used as an instrument for sectarian and political purposes, tacitly warning Iran not to inject sectarian tensions into the hajj ritual.