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A·li

 (ä-lē′) Full name Ali ibn Abi Talib. 600?-661.
Muslim caliph (656-661) whose reign was marked by the division of Islam into Sunni and Shiite sects. This schism intensified after his assassination by members of a third Muslim sect.

Ali

(ˈɑːliː)
n
1. (Biography) ?600–661 ad, fourth caliph of Islam (656–61 ad), considered the first caliph by the Shiites: cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed
2. (Biography) See Mehemet Ali
3. (Biography) See Muhammad Ali

A•li

(ˈɑ li, ɑˈli for 1–4; ɑˈli for 5 )

n.
1. (‘Alī ibn-abu-Talib), a.d. c600-61, fourth caliph of Islam 656-661 (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad): considered the first caliph by Shi‘ites.
2. Muhammad (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.), born 1942, U.S. boxer.
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Noun1.Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
2.Ali - the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects
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Furthermore, 15 local road projects were completed this year, including the conversion of Olympic and Television roundabouts to signalised intersections, development of roads and infrastructure in the Old Airport area, Najma Street, E Ring Road and Ali bin Abi Talib Street, in addition to a number of road improvement projects inside and outside Doha and the establishment of temporary roads in Al Khor and Al Dhakhira.
For local road projects, 15 have completed this year, including the conversion of Olympic and TV roundabouts to intersections with traffic signals, the development of roads and infrastructure in the Old Airport area, Najma Street, E-Ring Road, and Ali Bin Abi Talib Street, in addition to a number of road improvement projects inside and outside Doha and the establishment of temporary roads in Al Khor and Al Dhakhira.
The Public Works Authority will implement a two-day closure on one direction of Ali bin Abi Talib Street in the direction from D-Ring Road to C-Ring Road, while keeping the opposite side of the road open to traffic.
Burj DAMAC Seaviews apartments will go on sale in Doha on Wednesday, May 24 at DAMAC sales office, Building 90, Ali bin Abi Talib Street, from 10am to 10pm, with starting price of QAR 2.
The Wadi al-Salam cemetery, Arabic for "Peace Valley," has a special place in the hearts of Shi'ite Muslims as it surrounds the Mausoleum of their first imam, Ali Bin Abi Talib, a cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Mohammad.
3- Mohammed Suleiman Al-Saqri Al-Enzi, 46 years old, whose name was announced on the list of wanted persons on 16/08/1436H for his connection to the incident of firing towards worshipers in Al-Mustafa mosque at Al-Dalwah village in Ahsa Governorate on 10/01/1436H as well as the bombing of Al-Anoud in Dammam on 11/08/1436H, in addition to the bombing of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) mosque in Qudayh town, Qatif Governorate, on 04/08/1436H, and was among those escaped from Dhurma rest house and considered an expert in explosives.
Anezi was linked to the firing on worshipers at a mosque in Mustafa village in Al-Hasa, Eastern province, last year and the bombing of Al Anoud mosque in Dammam on May 29, 2015, and the bombing of the Imam Ali bin Abi Talib mosque in Qatif, Eastern province on May 22, 2015.
Al-Safi read in his Friday sermon today in the la carte Husseini in Karbala the message of Believers Amir, Ali bin Abi Talib / Peace be upon him / to Wali of Basra, Uthman ibn Hunaif al-Ansari, when reached to him that he was invited to a feast of some of its people, which reprimanded the Wali for accepting the invitation to the banquet.
He added that the the second group included 190 elements who were detained in relation to three terror incidents; two bombing attacks targeted worshipers at the mosque of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib in the town of Al-Qudaih, the Mosque of Al-Hussein Bin Ali in the district of Anoud in Dammam and shooting assault which targeted a security patrol in the capital Riyadh.
4- The incident of targeting worshipers at the mosque of Imam Ali bin Abi Talib in the town of Qudayh on 08/04/1436 AH.
Al-Aqsa Association recorded five cases of burning mosques or parts of them, including the burning of Ali bin Abi Talib mosque in the village of Deir Estia, in Salfit, spraying of racist slogans on a shrine in Anata town near Jerusalem, Abu Bakr mosqe in Umm al-Fahm, and Abu Bakr mosque in the town of Aqraba, south of Nablus, and the Great Western mosque al-Mughayir village in Ramallah.
Interestingly, there is a single page addendum to the letter that refers to the sayings of the Imam Ali Bin Abi Talib, considered by Sunnis as the fourth and final of the rightly guided (Rashidun) caliphs, while Shiites regard him as the first Imam after Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).