Farouk

Farouk

(färo͞ok`), 1920–65, king of Egypt (1936–52), son and successor of Fuad I. After a short regency he acceded (1937) to the throne. A constitutional monarch, Farouk was frequently at odds with the WafdWafd
, in modern Egyptian history, a political party. It arose out of the delegation [Arabic wafd=delegation] headed by Zaghlul Pasha that was to have visited Great Britain in 1918 to urge Egypt's independence. Zaghlul formed the party in 1919.
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, the largest Egyptian party. Because of his pro-Axis sympathies during World War II, the British imposed upon him a pro-British premier in 1942. General corruption, added to his defeat in the 1948 Arab-Israeli WarArab-Israeli Wars,
conflicts in 1948–49, 1956, 1967, 1973–74, and 1982 between Israel and the Arab states. Tensions between Israel and the Arabs have been complicated and heightened by the political, strategic, and economic interests in the area of the great powers.
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, eventually led to the military coup of 1952, headed by Muhammad Naguib and Gamal Abdal NasserNasser, Gamal Abdal
, 1918–70, Egyptian army officer and political leader, first president of the republic of Egypt (1956–70). A revolutionary since youth, he was wounded by the police and expelled (1935) from secondary school in Cairo for leading an anti-British
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. Farouk was forced to abdicate; he fled the country and found refuge abroad.
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The petitioner's counsel Farouk H Naek pleaded before the court that his client was currently in Adyala Jail on judicial remand in the fake bank accounts case.
(TAP)- Out of a total of 97 candidates in the early presidential election, only 31 have submitted the necessary sponsorships, said Vice-President of the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE) Farouk Bouasker.
Nasser Social Bank (NSB) will start receiving underwriting offers for ATAA Charity Fund established by the bank to support persons with disabilities (PWDs) early August, Senior Vice Chairperson and Managing Director of NSB, Sharif Farouk, said on Tuesday.
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Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi over the death of his younger brother, Alhaji Farouk Bagudu.
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The Civil Defense teams recovered five dead bodies from the old Mosul on the basis of information from residents of the old Farouk area.
The Minister of Public Power, Mohamed Saafan, and Hisham Farouk, head of the General Union of Administrative Services, exchanged shields.
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Mustafa Farouk declared in a statement taking the side of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against this campaign, calling on similar entities around the world to take the same stance, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Mustafa Farouk declared in a statement taking the side of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against this campaign, calling on the similar entities around the world to take the same stance.