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Sharif

 

in pre-Islamic Arabia, a member of a distinguished family, the leader of a tribe, or the ruler of a town. The term was later used as an honorary title for Muslims tracing their genealogy to the prophet Muhammad. Only the descendants of Hasan, a grandson of Muhammad’s, had a formal right to the title, but usually all of the descendants of Muhammad were called sharifs and sayyids. In Arabia from the tenth century until 1916, the grand sharif was the ruler of the Hejaz and Mecca.

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So three weeks later, when a 16-year-old boy named Shareef Cousin (koo-ZAN) was arrested and charged with Gerardi's killing, a sigh of relief went over the city.
Mr Shareef is also a stage, film and television actor as well as a writer, director and producer and has many awards to his name.
Awareness and periodic check-up facilities are a must to keep workers energetic and productive," Shareef said.
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One of the major reasons that adolescents between the ages of 15 and 18 are taking drugs is the positive image that these jokes have created in their minds," Al Shareef said, quoted by local daily Al Eqtisadiya on Sunday.
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So, rather than back Hibernate at 7-1, the sensible play looks to be Court Shareef, who is only half a point shorter and has no such doubt against him on last-time form.
The popular all-star basketball game line-up includes Magic Johnson, Allen Iverson, Steve Francis, Gary Payton, Tracy McGrady, Nick Van Exel, Joe Smith, Vin Baker, Baron Davis, Shawn Kemp, Shareef Abdur-Rahim and Antoine Walker among others.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Envoy of the President of Maldives, Adam Shareef Umar Thursday called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
President PML (N) Sindh and MPA Mohammad Ismail Rahu, while talking to reporter at the eve of the "Black Day" against Indian atrocities being observed throughout the country on the call of Prime Minsiter Mohammad Nawaz Shareef, said Pakistan government and PML (N) was observing the day to highlight the plight of innocent Kashmiris and to drive the attention of international community towards the oldest unresolved issue over agenda of the United Nations.
Announcing the award, Khalid Shareef, director of the Food Control Department at the municipality, said the award aims to improve levels of food safety in establishments by creating an opportunity for healthy competition.