Ismail

Ismail

(ĭsmäēl`), 1486–1524, shah of Persia (1502–24), founder of the SafavidSafavid
, Iranian dynasty (1499–1736), that established Shiite Islam in Iran as an official state religion. The Safavid state provided both the territorial and societal foundations of modern Iran.
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 dynasty. He restored Persia to the position of a sovereign state for the first time since the Arab invasion of Persia. Ismail established the ShiiteShiites
[Arab., shiat Ali,=the party of Ali], the second largest branch of Islam, Shiites currently account for 10%–15% of all Muslims. Shiite Islam originated as a political movement supporting Ali (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam) as the
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 form of Islam as the state religion; this gained him the animosity of the Uzbeks and the Ottoman Turks, who were Sunni Muslims. He warred on the Uzbeks successfully in 1510, and Selim ISelim I
(Selim the Grim) , 1467–1520, Ottoman sultan (1512–20). He ascended the throne of the Ottoman Empire by forcing the abdication of his father, Beyazid II, and by killing his brothers.
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 attacked him in 1514, thus initiating a long series of border wars between the Ottoman Turks and the Persians.

Ismail,

1646?–1727, sultan of Morocco (1672–1727). He organized corps of Sudanese to subdue the revolts that followed his accession. He attacked Christian strongholds in Morocco, regaining Larache and Arzila. Encouraging trade with Europe, Ismail signed a commercial treaty with France (1682) and corresponded with Louis XIV. At Meknes he built a lavish new capital.
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"Don't mention it, General, as if I'd be so bold!" replied the captain, his nose growing redder as he gave a smile which showed where two front teeth were missing that had been knocked out by the butt end of a gun at Ismail.
Ismail admitted, during and after Gulf Cup victory last year, there was no pressure on his team.
Ashraf plays the role of the late Egyptian comedian Ismail Yaseen.
Azharuddin Ismail, 9, played the youngest Salim in British director Danny Boyle's rags-to-riches film about a slum dweller trying his luck on a TV gameshow.
Two convicts are suspected of murdering Ismail Kochkarov, Chair of Karachays Association in Kyrgyzstan, a source told AKIpress.Ismail Kochkarov was murdered in the night of January 17-18 in the penal colony in Petrovka village, Moskovskiy rayon, Chui oblast.Ismail Kochkarov was sentenced to 9 years in prison with confiscation of property for extortion and appropriation of entrusted property.The two convicts climbed over the fence of the so-called "quarantine", where Ismail Kochkarov was kept, and hit him into the right temple with a hammer and then made 8 knife wounds.The two suspects are being questioned.
Sudan's Ismail Ahmed Ismail poses on the podium with his silver medal after the Men's 800m at the National stadium as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 23, 2008 (AFP)
Tariq Ismail was yesterday cleared of touching the woman's leg during a taxi journey home from a night out in Newcastle.
Najat Ismail was accused of stabbing pregnant ex- girlfriend Sarah Unsworth, 21, and his fellow countryman, Yasin Ahmed, who was lying next to her in bed.
ISLAMABAD -- The National AccountaAbility Bureau (NAB) on Friday gave an undertaking to an accountability court to complete the inquiry against former finance minister Miftah Ismail in the next 14 days.
The said tehsil will contain ten union councils namely, Shahbaz Garhi, Bala Garhi, Garhi Ismail Zai, Garhi Daulat Zai, Baghicha Dheri, Mohib Banda, Kot Daulat Zai, Gumbat, Kandar and Mayar.
The union councils were included Shahbaz Garhi, Bala Garhi, Garhi Ismail Zai, Garhi Daulat Zai, Baghicha Dheri, Mohib Banda, Kot Daulat Zai, Gumbat, Kandar and Mayar.
The Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim also ordered the management of water to be boosted other than creating awareness among the people on the proper use of water.