Azrael


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Azrael

(ˈæzreɪl; -rɪəl)
n
1. (Judaism) (in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at death
2. (Islam) (in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at death
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Despite some college campuses allowing concealed carry, Hemenway, Azrael, and Miller (2001) found that 94% of people did not believe that citizens should be permitted to bring guns onto college campuses.
We would by no means give up on Kirkuk even if this were to cause major bloodshed," said Ayoub Faleh aka Abu Azrael, the commander of Imam Ali Division , an Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militia.
Based on the heavily modified screenshot, the silhouettes of the characters are believed to be Beast Boy, Black Manta, Batwoman, Azrael, Raiden and Enchantress.
Leveraging a tool from Azrael, UF Health Jacksonville clinicians have created a program in which the standard alert interval is one alert per patient per 24-hour period.
The first story, based on Ibn Abi Hind, refers to the mortal as Solomon's cousin and to Azrael as Solomon's friend (Al-Asbahani 901-04).
Murphy also reads the "suffocating weight of tradition" as a smothering coffin lid in Mona Caird's The Wing of Azrael later in the same chapter.
The troops were gathered around a famous bearded militia fighter who refers to himself as Abu Azrael, or the Father of the Angel of Death, saying his catchphrase "illa tahin" - meaning he will crush ISIS militants like flour.
Comparativement aux personnes qui expriment leurs roles et comportements en concordance avec les stereotypes traditionnels de genre, les jeunes trans sont plus a risque de vivre de la violence (Almeida, Johnson, Corliss, Molnar et Azrael, 2009; Grossman et D'Augelli, 2006, 2007; McGuire, Anderson, Toomey et Russell, 2010) et d'en voir leur sante mentale affectee (Grossman et D'Augelli, 2006).