Abd al-Aziz


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Abd al-Aziz

(äb'däl-äzēz`) or

Abdülaziz

(Turk. äbdül`äzēz`), 1830–76, Ottoman sultan (1861–76), brother and successor of Abd al-MajidAbd al-Majid
or Abdülmecit
, 1823–61, Ottoman sultan (1839–61), son and successor of Mahmud II to the throne of the Ottoman Empire. The rebellion of Muhammad Ali was checked by the intervention (1840–41) of England, Russia, and Austria.
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. The economic and political reforms enacted under his rule could not outpace the decline of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). In 1875 his bankrupt government repudiated the interest on the huge loans raised in Western Europe; this act led to foreign control over part of the Ottoman revenues. RomaniaRomania
or Rumania
, republic (2005 est. pop. 22,330,000), 91,699 sq mi (237,500 sq km), SE Europe. It borders on Hungary in the northwest, on Serbia in the southwest, on Bulgaria in the south, on the Black Sea in the southeast, on Moldova in the northeast, and on
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, SerbiaSerbia
, Serbian Srbija , officially Republic of Serbia, republic (1995 est. pop. 10,394,000), 34,116 sq mi (88,361 sq km), W central Balkan Peninsula; formerly the chief constituent republic of Yugoslavia and of its short-lived successor, Serbia and Montenegro.
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, and EgyptEgypt
, Arab. Misr, biblical Mizraim, officially Arab Republic of Egypt, republic (2005 est. pop. 77,506,000), 386,659 sq mi (1,001,449 sq km), NE Africa and SW Asia.
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 gained virtual independence, and revolts broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria. Political decay was paralleled, however, by cultural rebirth. Many important schools were founded, and newspapers helped to educate the Turks politically. In 1876, Midhat PashaMidhat Pasha
, 1822–83, Turkish politician. As governor of Bulgaria he succeeded within the few years of his tenure (1864–69) in raising the country from misery to relative prosperity. Schools, roads, and granaries were built from funds obtained by local taxation.
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, foremost among the liberals, overthrew Abd al-Aziz, who died a few days later, probably by suicide. He was succeeded by his nephew, Murad VMurad V,
1840–1904, Ottoman sultan (1876), son of Abd al-Majid. He came to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) when his uncle, Abd al-Aziz, was deposed, but he was soon declared insane and was succeeded by his brother, Abd al-Hamid II.
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The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) identified two Palestinians detained overnight as Nour Abd al-Aziz Mahmoud al-Asaad and Muhammad Abdullah Shaqur, without specifying where they were detained.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 7 August 2017: Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah delegated an envoy to Saudi Arabia to deliver his hand-written letter to Saudi King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, Kuwait's state news agency (KUNA) said on Monday.
Abbas is following closely on the situation in Jerusalem with the King of Jordan Abdullah II, King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, King of Morocco Mohammed VI and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as well as the League of Arab States and the Islamic Summit and the United Nations.
In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Secretary met with Saudi Crown Prince and Minister of the Interior Mohammed Bin Nayef Abd Al-Aziz Al Saud and other senior officials regarding bilateral cooperation, including counterterrorism, information sharing, border and maritime security, cyber threats, and aviation security.
In a subsequent announcement, the White House said that Trump had "accepted the invitation of King Salman bin Abd Al-Aziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia later this month.
They are children of Magi [referring to Zoroastrians] and their hostility toward Muslims is an old one--especially with regard to the people of the Sunna [referring to Sunnis]," Grand Mufti Abd al-Aziz ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad ibn Abd al-Latif Al ash-Shaikh told the Makkah daily.
Abd al-Aziz Al ash-Sheikh, the foremost religious leader of Saudi Arabia, made the comments a day after Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Saudi authorities of killing injured Muslims during the Hajj tragedy in Mecca last year, in which at least 2,426 people lost their lives in a stampede while visiting Islam's holiest site.
The Ikhwan's militarist prowess, their mobility and stamina within the constraining features of desert life, and their religious zeal had made such formidable force, loyal to Abd Al-Aziz, feared all over Arabia.
Ahmed Al-Rabeezi, director of the Office of the Official Spokesman for Ali Salem Al-Baidth, former President of Southern Yemen, told the Yemen Times that on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, hundreds of protestors left Al-Aroodh Square and marched towards the Coral Hotel located in central Aden, where the fourth annual Conference for Family Owned Businesses was attended by Prime Minister Bahah and Aden Governor Abd Al-Aziz Bin Habtour.
The commander's predicament was made clear however by the fact that he was denied the uniform which draped his minder, the SAF officer officially in charge of the RSF Abbas Abd al-Aziz.
Abd al-Aziz is "supported by a consistent ideology which was zealously proclaimed by 'Umar b.
Baluchi, 35, who is also known as Abd al-Aziz Ali, turned up in court at Guantanmo for his pre-trial hearings clutching a copy of the EL James's bestseller saying it was a gift from the guards, according to his lawyer.