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Abbas

(äbäs`, ăbäs`, ăb`əs), d. 653, uncle of MuhammadMuhammad
[Arab.,=praised], 570?–632, the name of the Prophet of Islam, one of the great figures of history, b. Mecca. Early Life

Muhammad was the son of Abdallah ibn Abd al-Muttalib and his wife Amina, both of the Hashim clan of the dominant Kuraish (Quraysh)
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 the Prophet and of AliAli
(Ali ibn Abu Talib), 598?–661, 4th caliph (656–61). The debate over his right to the caliphate caused a major split in Islam into Sunni and Shiite branches, and he is regarded by the Shiites as the first Imam, or leader: Shiite derives from the phrase
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 the caliph. A wealthy merchant of Mecca, he was at first opposed to the religious movement initiated by his nephew Muhammad. In 629 he became a convert, however, and from then on he was a companion of Muhammad and the chief financial support of Islam. His descendants founded the AbbasidAbbasid
or Abbaside
, Arab family descended from Abbas, the uncle of Muhammad. The Abbasids held the caliphate from 749 to 1258, but they were recognized neither in Spain nor (after 787) W of Egypt.
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 dynasty. The son of Abbas, Ibn Abbas (Abd Allah), was a celebrated authority on Islamic traditions and law.
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Rather, Abbas opted to ruin the Palestinian political system, maintain his unilateralism, and dissolve the legal institutions of the Palestinian people.
According to Abbas, the referee stopped the match for few seconds, consulted an official who was observing and declared Al Najjar the winner when there were just four seconds left for the fight to end, and he was winning 5-2.
The interim bail plea of Mohsin Abbas came up for hearing before local court of Lahore Wednesday.
From International Cricket Council (ICC) to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) all conveyed birthday wishes to Abbas on his special day.
Abbas and Hayat were gunned down on Tuesday night in Defence Housing Authority Phase VI Bukhari Commercial Area in the jurisdiction of Darakshan Police Station.
Mureed Abbas received bullet injuries on his chest and abdomen and died on way to hospital.
Ghulam Abbas was about to stop when motorway cashier Qamar Yasin, CU/135, pushed him causing him fell down on the highway and ran over by a truck.
Mohsin Abbas Haider and wife Fatima Naqvi have had a baby boy!
Abbas grabbed the wicket of Australia captain Aaron Finch, but only after the opener cracked a match-winning 116.
Abbas grabbed the wicket of Australia captain Aaron Finch, but only after the opener cracked a match-winning 116.That was in total contrast to the start of his Test career, after some impressive performances, Abbas made a big impact against Ireland in Malahide last year, when he took nine wickets four for 44 and five for 66 in the sixth match of his career.
The foreign minister offered "Dua" for the departed soul of MPA Mazhar Abbas Raan and recalled that the late PTI MPA had always struggled for the cause of the people.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas slammed a plan by President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve the parliament, saying the move will only add to the internal divisions between the Palestinian factions.