Harun al-Rashid

(redirected from Haroun al-Rashid)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Haroun al-Rashid: Ahmad al-Mansur

Ha·run al-Ra·shid

or Ha·roun al-Ra·schid  (hä-ro͞on′ äl-rä-shēd′) also Harun ar-Ra·shid (är′-) 763?-809.
Fifth Abbasid caliph of Baghdad (786-809) noted for the splendor of his court and his military campaign against the Byzantine Empire.

Harun al-Rashid

(hæˈruːn ˈælræˈʃiːd)
n
(Biography) ?763–809 ad, Abbasid caliph of Islam (786–809), whose court at Baghdad was idealized in the Arabian Nights

Ha•run al-Ra•shid

(hɑˈrun ˌɑl rɑˈʃid)
n.
a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: made a legendary hero in The Arabian Nights.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Set during the caliphate of Haroun al-Rashid and narrated in the first person by twelve-year old Nardeen, Morani's novella places the education of women and the struggle between scientific minds and obscurantism at the forefront of her protagonist's experience.
Regional Vice Governor Haroun Al-Rashid Lucman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and officials of the Regional Police Office-ARMM and the Western Mindanao Command.
In a concurrent capacity as ARMM's Executive Secretary, Alamia now also heads the region's Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), replacing Haroun Al-Rashid Lucman, who held the portfolio concurrently as elected vice governor.
The king in Hassan is the Haroun al-Rashid of the Arabian Nights fame.
Haroun Al-Rashid Lucman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao said he received reports that Abu Dar was accompanied by about 40 men.
Head of the Settlement and Judaization Resistance Committee in Jerusalem, Ismail Al Khaitb, said in a statement that Israeli soldiers were heavily deployed in three main commercial streets in East Jerusalem including Salah Eddin, Sultan Suleiman and Haroun al-Rashid and ordered the shop keepers to shut down their businesses.
Shop owners on three main commercial roads - Salah Eddin, Sultan Suleiman and Haroun al-Rashid - told WAFA that police ordered them to shut down their businesses apparently as a collective punishment following the stabbing incident, the second in Jerusalem since Friday.
Its eight agreement must be enforced simultaneously" said the State Minister at the Sudanese presidency Haroun al-Rashid after the meeting.
Meanwhile, ARMM Vice-Governor Haroun Al-Rashid Lucman lauded the DPWH-ARMM for its contributions to the reforms in the ARMM and in the improvement of the delivery of basic government services in the region.
During the weekly "Tapatan sa ARMM" forum, Regional Vice Governor Haroun Al-Rashid Lucman, Jr, who is currently the officer-in-charge of the Office of the Regional Governor, made the admission.
Also, activists in the rebel-held city of Raqqa to the east accused ISIS fighters of smashing a statue of the Caliph Haroun al-Rashid because they considered it idolatrous, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Zubaydah married the fifth Abbasid caliph, Haroun Al-Rashid.