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commander

1. an officer responsible for a district of the Metropolitan Police in London
2. History the administrator of a house, priory, or landed estate of a medieval religious order
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Hassan Moaikeh, a military commander of the movement, was killed in heavy clashes in Southern Aleppo.
The US top military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, is widely believed to be seeking up to 40,000 more troops for the conflict.
Osmani is said to have been the Taliban's chief military commander in southern Afghanistan.
Military commander Commodore Frank Bainimarama declared yesterday morning that the military had taken control of the government in Fiji and that Qarase, elected in May, had been dismissed.
Any one who will kill the person responsible for blasphemous cartoons of Prophet Muhammad in Denmark would be rewarded 100 kilogram of gold by the Taliban,'' Mullah Dadullah, chief military commander of the Taliban, told AIP by telephone from an undisclosed location.
Mr Blair also wanted to "talk through the way forward" with diplomats and military commanders in the wake of last week's Iraqi elections.
The original author Wang Chen was a 9th-century Chinese military commander sickened by carnage and began using the ancient Tao Te Ching for peaceful purposes: his interpretations produced the first reading of it as a martial text of strategy, and Ralph Sawyer's in-depth interpretations go far in placing its military importance in modern Western hands.
Marcus takes his time developing the book's heroes: the capable half-breed Billy Powell and the noble Abraham, the former military commander who runs the famed sanctuary deep in the Florida Everglades for runaway slaves.
He and his military commander, Ratko Mladic, along with Saddam, stand as the most prolific butchers of Muslims in the post Cold War decade.
The GCC also dumped its chairman, former prime minister and military commander Sitiveni Rabuka, replacing him with another former military commander, Epeli Ganilau.
Some scholars have assumed that King David, Solomon's father and an accomplished military commander, defeated Dor and its sister cities in battle.
Earlier reports said the Takfiri militants confirmed the death of the military commander of Jeish Al-Islam terrorist group in the Syrian province of Idlib.

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