Hajj Omar

Hajj Omar:

see Hajj Umar, al-Hajj Umar, al-
or Hajj Omar
, 1797–1864, Muslim religious and military leader in W Africa. A chieftain of the large Tukulor tribe of Senegal, he desired to convert the pagan tribespeople of the W Sudan.
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The soldier who was killed was identified as Omar Hajj Omar.
DAMASCUS, (SANA) Media figure, Syrian TV broadcaster and presenter Ahmad Hajj Omar, who passed away following several days of struggling against severe brain hemorrhaging, was laid to rest on Tuesday, escorted to his final resting place by his family and colleagues.
In turn, Chairman of the Journalist Union Elias Murad said that with the passing of Hajj Omar, Syrian media lost a prominent media figure who served his country and fulfilled his duty to the fullest.
Heading the delegation had been Hajj Omar al-Masri, who relayed Al-Jam al-Islamiya's support to Rifi's efforts ensuring top notch performance by the ISF.
A year earlier, a popular driver, Hajj Omar, had been martyred by a sniper's bullet while driving the same bus.