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Sayyid

 

(Arabic, “lord”), the honorary title of Muslims tracing their ancestry back to Muhammad or, among the Shiites, back to Ali. In Arabia of the early Middle Ages, a sayyid was the leader of a tribal alliance or tribe; in this sense, the term sometimes corresponds to “sheikh.”

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aa Mohammed El Sayad, General Manager, MSN Arabia and Wael Ghonim, Regional Product Marketing Manager MENA, Google will discuss how social media is being utilised during the downturn and how to target users in social networks.
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Ahmad Sayad said the results were almost the same as the unofficial tally posted after the Sunday voting, with one exception.