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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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Dr Shareef said that affective dengue spray in rural areas of the city to eliminate the dengue virus will help controlling increasing number of patients.
"The two boys had a phone conversation with Mohanlal who asked them what would help the family," Shareef shared.
"They came to my house as Razak's family has been staying with us after their house was flooded," said Shareef.
Shareef says he used to manufacture various iron tools all year long, but when Eid comes, knives and butcher blocks become the order of the day.
Bateera police have registered a murder case against Shareef Ullah and started investigation.
Shareef Zada said, I invite you all to be part of the campaign of Gosha-e-Gayan and join this spiritual journey to learn the actual meaning of Islam and humanity from the perspective of a Muslim.
Muscat : Oman's Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, met the Qatari Minister of Finance H E Ali Shareef at his office on Thursday.
The honorable Minister Shidhatha Shareef with members of the delegation while sharing their experience at KVTC was surprised witnessing such high standard facilities being provided at KVTC.
Shareef Chaudhary was introduced at Civil Hospital, he was in third year of his education.
Shareef has suffered severe head injuries what doctors have described as 'bent laceration' - a rupture of his intestines.
Workers, leaders of PTI and citizens of called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar here on Sunday at Tonsa Shareef. The Chief Minister spent three long hours listening to the grievances of public and directed administration for their resolution on the spot.
When the 'A Wednesday' star asked if she liked Singh, his mother repiled, "Manmohan Singh shareef tha bechara.