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 (2015 est. pop. 19,877,000), 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 (2015 est. pop. 8,851,000), 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 (2015 est. pop. 93,778,000), 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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Mohammed, Walid bin Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abd al-Aziz Ali, and Mustafa al-Hawsawi were accused of planning and participating in the plot hatched by Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to hijack four airliners and crash them into New York's World Trade Center and buildings in Washington.
Hogan directed by the exceptional Shereen Adel, written by Muhammad Salah Al-Azab and starring a galaxy of stars of the second generation; Mohammed Emam, Karim Mahmoud Abd Al-Aziz, Asmaa Abu Al Yazid and Mohammed Ossama (Oss Oss) to name few.
Qatari sociologist Abd Al-Aziz Al-Khazraj Al-Ansari uploaded a video to the Al-Mojtama YouTube channel where he gave a demonstration and explanation about how to beat your wife in an Islamically permissible fashion, reported the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).
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.
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.
This move was the precursor to the British eventual support of Abd Al-Aziz's procession to Mecca and Jeddah to end the rule of the
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.
WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (KUNA) -- President Barack Obama met at the White House Wednesday with Saudi Minister of the National Guard, Prince Mitib bin Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud to discuss shared interests in regional developments, according to a White House statement.
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. Himeidti appeared in civilian dress a few numbers larger that his size guarded by an associate who made sure his pistol was on display.
Abd al-Aziz here." In fact, this passage is evidence that such confusion did exist; and it is precisely this confusion that induced Ibn Zabr to make this comment in reaction to the attribution of a textually identical edict concerning the ghiyar to Umar I in the book by his colleague (wa-reaytu hadha l-haditha hi-kitabi rajulin min ashabina bi-Dimashq).
Abd Al-Aziz Al-Habdan, deputy governor of the GOSI, said the regulations do not discriminate against the heirs of a woman Saudi subscriber who was married to a non-Saudi, according to the Saudi Press Agency.