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n.1.(Bot.) A plant of the genus Ziziphus (Z. lotus); - so called by the Arabs of Barbary, who use its berries for food. See Lotus (b).
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The Third Sadr in Battle"--Poster depicting Muqtada, a warrior with a machine gun and a burning HMMWV, found in Sadr City, Baghdad 14 June 2005.
Muqtada then went underground - just as he did recently in the face of the US "surge" plan - resurfacing only after the Ba'thists fell in April 2003; and Saddam City, a slum of Baghdad with nearly 2m Shi'ites, was renamed Sadr City.
Sadr, a charismatic demagogue with an intimidating private army, a potent political party and an impressive capacity for sending his followers into the street.
troops before Sadr was convinced to participate in the political process.
During a visit to Dublin he said: "I told Abdul Zahra [a member of the Moqtada al-Sadr movement] and the others with him in Sadr City about Ireland and the help given to the Iraqis in Ireland.
Sadr has announced his plans to disarm his militia and participate in the US-backed elections scheduled for January.
The name Muqtada Al Sadr was first heard outside Iraq in April 2003 as being implicated in the killing of Ayatollah Abdul Majid Al Khoei, who had just returned to Iraq following a two decade exile in London.
Sadr City has seen little of Iraq's multi-billion-dollar "reconstruction," which is partly why Muqtader Sadr and his Mahadi army have so much support here.
Sadr concentrates his practice on patent prosecution and strategic client counseling.
AMMAN: King Abdallah of Jordan met Moqtada Sadr, the head of Iraq's Islamic Sadrist Movement, on Monday - the day after receiving Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi.
She warned that the Imam Sadr family will soon outline its position in light of "grave developments" in the case.
Husseini told the demonstrators outside the home of cleric Muqtada al- Sadr, "Muqtada al-Sadr appreciates you for coming and values your position and confirms that the decisions made must obey and he insists on it, for the benefit of the people and the nation, and you should not discuss or protest .