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Hadad

(hā`dăd), in the Bible. 1 Son of Ishmael. An alternate form is Hadar. 2 King of Edom. 3 Last king of Edom. Hadar is an alternate form. 4 Scion of the kings of Edom, who escaped Joab's massacre. He fled to Egypt and married the pharaoh's sister-in-law. Later he seems to have relieved Edom from Solomon's oppression.

Hadad

(hā`dăd) or

Adad

(ā`dăd), ancient weather god of Semitic origin, worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. Important throughout the Middle East, he was worshiped under many names. As god of the storm, he was, according to one legend, the Epic of Gilgamesh, responsible for the great flood that overwhelmed the world.
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There is always a human approach to what I do," said Hadad.
Al Hadad is said to have helped spread Islam in North Jakarta and some people believe the tomb grants wishes to those praying there.
Life sentences were also upheld for Farhan Mutlaq Saleh, former deputy director of operations for the armed forces, and Sabir al-Douri, former director of military intelligence, Hadad said.
ba-na-ku4, "The year: the two weapons of gold and silver were sent into the temples of Adad and Nanna"; the full form is in Hadad 569, the brief form occurs in our text 16 (Hadad 586) and Haddad 559.
In the Hadad Al Tahaddi, competing falcons tried to score the same results of the first day despite the large number of the carrier-pigeons used this year.
According to Colonel Yaqoub Al Hadad, Director of Al Dagdaga police station, said patrol, ambulance and rescue teams reached the quarry immediately after getting the alert.
This week, the meeting will be attended by Thomas Buchsbam, Austria's ambassador to Iran, Angelika Reitzer, Austrian writer, Ali Asghar Hadad and Ali Abdolahi, both translators of German texts.
Access to Israeli territory was blocked to 124 pro-Palestinian militants coming from Europe, who are now being held in Israel jails," said Sabine Hadad, spokeswoman for the immigration service.
17:00 Juan Carlos Gafo Spanish Ambassador holds a press conference at Shehab Palace/ Al-Boutom neighborhood Hadad with Spanish Foreign ministress Trinided Khimeanes making speech
During the APA evening session, Chairman of the Arab and Foreign Affairs Committee at the Syrian People's Assembly Suleiman Hadad underlined the importance of achieving the just and comprehensive peace in the Middle East as it is considered the basic issue in the region.
Malik Hadad, another Silwan youth, had his detention extended until the November 14.
Another roaring flood tide, surging from Hadad Kot, is heading to hit Khairpur Nathan Shah while the citys 70 percent population has relocated themselves to safer places for fear of flood devastation.