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For some Arabic names beginning thus, see the second part of the name; e.g., for Anwar al-Sadat, see Sadat, Anwar al-Sadat, Anwar al-
, 1918–81, Egyptian political leader and president (1970–81). He entered (1936) Abbasia Military Academy, where he became friendly with Gamal Abdal Nasser and other fellow cadets committed to Egyptian nationalism.
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The author has thus brought the fundamental problem of the unity of geometry to this logico-philosophical discipline of the analysis and the synthesis, inaugurating in this way an entire tradition that can be traced throughout the tenth century all the way to the algebraist al- Samawbal in the twelfth century.
While besieging the tribal chieftain Zahir al-' Umar at the fortress of Tiberius (1743), Sulayman Pasha al-' Azm received an offer of a large sum of money if he would only lift the siege and go home.
[6] As for Hizb alTahrir, several Iraqis participated in it in Jerusalem including Shi'i members such as 'Abd al-'Aziz al-Badri and 'Arif al-Basri, as well as Muhammad Hadi al-Subayti, who turned out to be one of the leading figures in the early stages of al-Da'wa.
The Qur'anic exhortation to reflect on the ubiquitous signs of God (al-Baqarah: 164; Yunus: 6, 101; al-'Ankabut: 20; al-Jathiah: 3-5; and passim) has not lost its force.
Ghazoul, "Al-Riwaiya al-Sufiyya Fi al-Adab al- Maghribi," [The Sufi Novel In the Maghrib] ALIF, 17(1997), pp.28-53.
For about thirty years, between 1930 and 1961, he issued or edited twelve newspapers beginning with al-Furat (The Euphrates), 1930, and concluding with al-Ra'y al-'Amm (Public Opinion), 1961.
After a revisionist glimpse back to the Arab historical past, in which historical figures such as 'Amr ibn al-'As, Abu Sufyan, the caliph Uthman, and others are condemned for having 'uglified' the face of Arab history, and undermined its noble spirit, al-Nawwab switches back abruptly to enticing and passionate images of 'true' Arabdom in Watariyyat Layliyya.
In the preface to his selected plays published in 1981, al-Ani explains his choice of the al-'Amia (colloquial) over the fusha by saying that he considered the dialect essential and integral to the characters and their credibility, for "the theater which [he] started was a popular theater, addressing the simple folk and reflecting their lives."(8) Perhaps for the same reason, his desire to give shape to a people's theater to which the simple folk would relate and patronize, his early plays featured protagonists from the downtrodden.
Ma shifit kull al-'umr qateel issalli 'ala al-qatil (Never in my life did I see a murderer praying over the murdered)
A major aspect of Yusuf's poetry that has been touched upon, but not sufficiently explored, by critics is his remarkable blend of standard Arabic (al-Lugha al-Fusha) with the Iraqi vernacular (al-Lahja al-'Ammiyya).
Husayn Fawzi, the chief of staff, Amin al-'Umari and 'Aziz Yamulki objected to the inclusion of Nuri and his ally Taha al-Hashimi in the Cabinet, and to prove to the regent the seriousness of their message they put their troops on alert.
In the 1940s, Shaykh Hasan al-Banna, the founder and first General Guide (al-Murshid al-'Am) of the Muslim Brotherhood, joined a group aimed at bridging the gap between Sunnism and Shiism as a means to achieve doctrinal unity among Muslims.