Ismail

Ismail

(ĭsmäēl`), 1486–1524, shah of Persia (1502–24), founder of the SafavidSafavid
, Iranian dynasty (1499–1736), that established Shiite Islam in Iran as an official state religion. The Safavid state provided both the territorial and societal foundations of modern Iran.
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 dynasty. He restored Persia to the position of a sovereign state for the first time since the Arab invasion of Persia. Ismail established the ShiiteShiites
[Arab., shiat Ali,=the party of Ali], the second largest branch of Islam, Shiites currently account for 10%–15% of all Muslims. Shiite Islam originated as a political movement supporting Ali (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam) as the
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 form of Islam as the state religion; this gained him the animosity of the Uzbeks and the Ottoman Turks, who were Sunni Muslims. He warred on the Uzbeks successfully in 1510, and Selim ISelim I
(Selim the Grim) , 1467–1520, Ottoman sultan (1512–20). He ascended the throne of the Ottoman Empire by forcing the abdication of his father, Beyazid II, and by killing his brothers.
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 attacked him in 1514, thus initiating a long series of border wars between the Ottoman Turks and the Persians.

Ismail,

1646?–1727, sultan of Morocco (1672–1727). He organized corps of Sudanese to subdue the revolts that followed his accession. He attacked Christian strongholds in Morocco, regaining Larache and Arzila. Encouraging trade with Europe, Ismail signed a commercial treaty with France (1682) and corresponded with Louis XIV. At Meknes he built a lavish new capital.
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replied the captain, his nose growing redder as he gave a smile which showed where two front teeth were missing that had been knocked out by the butt end of a gun at Ismail.
With challenges such as these, an outsider might wonder why young women like Ali and Ismail take on the battle at all.
Deputy Health Director General Ismail Merican said the 26-year-old man from Malaysia's Sabah state who has been working in Singapore as a musician came down with fever and a cough about a week before deciding to take a bus from the city-state to Malaysia's southernmost city of Johor Baru on May 18 to take a driving test.
Co-editor Ismail Royer, a convert to Islam based in Washington, D.
Soon after making his video Ismail drove into his target Jewish settlement, pretended he had a flat tyre and called over an Israeli patrol.
But Joey Galloway and Raghib ``Rocket'' Ismail don't plan on standing around watching the team play.
I, Ismail Khidr Moussa, who is always searching for the truth and is always behind at grasping reality, I too have been misled by Ahmad Akef and Naguib Mahfouz.
CHICAGO -- Goldman Ismail LLP is pleased to announce that Shayna Cook has joined the firm as a partner in Chicago.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced Saturday several decisions regarding health conditions in his first tour outside Cairo to Alexandria.
Karachi -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi has arrested two accused Farooq Ismail and Abdul Shabbir Ismail sons of Ismail Abdul Shakoor, Directors of M/s Ismail Abdul Shakoor Securities (Pvt) Ltd from Karachi in compliance of the warrants of arrest issued by DG NAB on Tuesday, 29-9-2015.
PESHAWAR -- Right winger Rehim Khan steered Peshawar a thumping victory against strong Dera Ismail Khan in the final of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inter-Region Youth Games Men Football Championship played at Sumbal Khan Football Ground, Qayyum Sports Complex on Saturday.
PESHAWAR -- A key militant commander of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the proscribed Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, Waleed Akbar, was killed and one of his accomplices injured on Wednesday during a police encounter in the Prova tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan.