Abd ar-Rahman

Abd ar-Rahman

(äb'där-rämän`), d. 732, Muslim governor of Spain (721–32). Invading Aquitaine in 732, he won a victory over the Franks at Toulouse but was defeated in the battle of Tours by Charles MartelCharles Martel
[O.Fr.,=Charles the Hammer], 688?–741, Frankish ruler, illegitimate son of Pepin of Heristal and grandfather of Charlemagne. After the death of his father (714) he seized power in Austrasia from Pepin's widow, who was ruling as regent for her grandsons, and
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Abd ar-Rahman,

1778–1859, sultan of Morocco (1822–59). He sought, unsuccessfully, to take advantage of the overthrow of Turkish rule in Algeria in order to extend his territory. Later he allied himself with the emir, Abd al-KaderAbd al-Kader
, c.1807–1883, Algerian military and religious leader. Although born to an anti-Turkish family, he was chosen emir of Mascara to fight the French invaders who had just defeated the Turks.
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, but after their defeat at Isly (1844), he made peace with France and refused the emir further asylum in Morocco. Abd ar-Rahman was at various times involved in difficulties with Austria, Spain, and Great Britain.
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On Friday the United States said it believed it had killed several senior Islamic State militants, including Abd ar-Rahman al-Qaduli, described as the group's top finance official and aide to its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Abd Ar-Rahman Al-Ibrahim, governor of SWCC, said that after the operation of the station that Jeddah will witness a jump in the water pumped.
The chamber's chairman, Abd ar-Rahman ar-Rashid, said a lack of penalties for employees resigning before their contract expired led rival companies to poach staff.
Meanwhile, the security forces in the Gaza Strip prevented journalists from covering Rafah events and tried to confiscate a cassette for Reuters on these events, detained Al-Ettejah Iraqi crew (the reporter Mazen Balbisi, cameraman Guevara Safadi and his assistant Abd Ar-Rahman Zaqqut) and damaged their tape.
Todo comenzo cuando el emperador bizantino Constantino VII Porfirogenitos (3), envio una embajada a la corte del califa Abd ar-Rahman III de Cordoba (891-961) en 949.
Los primeros datos obtenidos corresponden a Abd ar-Rahman I, el Justo, primer emir omeya de Espana (734-788), el cual, en su palacio de Cordoba, siguiendo la tradicion de los califas de Damasco tuvo para su recreo personal una esclava cantora llamada Achfa.
Saturday's assault against Islamic State in Palmyra came a day after the United State said it had killed several senior leaders including Abd ar-Rahman al-Qaduli, described as Islamic State's top finance official and aide to its leader.
Fatimah Zahra Hamzah, wife of Field Marshal Abd Ar-Rahman Suwar Ad-Dahab, said the invitation extended to her husband and to her to attend the opening ceremony of the event makes them proud to be in city that is revered highly by the millions of Muslims.
29 May - Associated Press cameraman Abd Ar-Rahman Khabisa was injured byIsraeli occupation forces in the western Ramallah village of Bil'in.
Abd ar-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, the militant group's second-in-command, was killed in a raid in Syria on Thursday, Fox News reported.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) in the Eastern Province has contacted the Ministry of Labor a several times asking that businesses be given compensation for the expenses paid in training the employees who later join other companies, Abd ar-Rahman ar-Rashid, chairman of CCI, said.
The chairman was Emir Faisal, with the membership of Abdal-Aziz Al-Ateeqi, Hamzah Al-Fa'r, Hafiz Wahbeh, Husayn Adnan, Sharaf Adnan, Husayn Ba-Salamah, Abdullah Ash-Shaybi, Muhammad Al-Alfi, Abd Ar-Rahman Zawawi, Abd Al-Wahab Attar, Majid Kurdi, and Sharaf Rida, of the Directorate of Finance, and Muhammad Said Abu Al-Khayr from the Directorate of Endowments (Awqaf).