(redirected from Salah al-Din)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Salah al-Din: Salahuddin Al Ayyubi


 (săl′ə-dĭn) Full name Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. 1137?-1193.
Sultan of Egypt and Syria who captured (1187) Jerusalem and defended it during the Third Crusade (1189-1192).


(Biography) Arabic name Salah-ed-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub. ?1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria and opponent of the Crusaders. He defeated the Christians near Tiberias (1187) and captured Acre, Jerusalem, and Ashkelon. He fought against Richard I of England and Philip II of France during the Third Crusade (1189–92)


(ˈsæl ə dɪn)

(Salāh-ed-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb) 1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria 1175–93.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saladin - sultan of Syria and EgyptSaladin - sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)
References in periodicals archive ?
A force from the 9th Brigade in the popular crowd and a force of the federal police and Salah Al-Din operations launched today, a search operation in the villages of Albu Ajil and Al-Tweiza east of Salah Al-Din province," a statement by the media of the popular crowd.
FAST Consortium's 'San'ah' tunnel boring machine (TBM) has arrived at Riyadh Metro's Salah Al-Din Station.
The humanitarian situation in the cities of Samarra in Salah al-Din and Al-Baghdadi in Anbar is worsening, said Elisabeth Byrs, WFP Senior Communications Officer , Geneva Spokesperson in a press briefing.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Three gunmen were killed on Tuesday during a wide-scale military operation in Salah al-Din and Diala, according to a security source.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / - The Popular crowd forces foiled an attempt to infiltrate elements of the Daesh organization on the border between Diyala and Salah Al-din.
BAGHDAD, March 2 (KUNA) -- Iraqi forces penetrated on Monday into Tikrit's southern gate and seized one of the governmental buildings, while fierce conflicts were taking place northern Samarra, as army forces were fighting to retake Al-Door town from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces, Salah Al-Din Operations Command said today.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: General Gom Enad has been appointed as a new police chief of Salah al-Din to succeed General Ghanem al-Qureishi, who returned back to the ministry, a police source said.
A statement by the Ministry of Defense said that the detachments of the Directorate of Intelligence and Field Security Salah al-Din found an explosive device was planted on the side of the road linking between Al-Na'ma region and the Albu Ajil in the district of Tikrit, where coordination with the Department of Salah Al-Din Combating explosives and was handled without incident.
BAGHDAD, Dec 14 (KUNA) -- Three Iraqi soldiers and one member of Al-Sahwa fighters were killed in two separate attacks in Salah Al-Din Province, north of Baghdad, police sources reported Saturday.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Two soldiers were killed on Monday in a bomb blast in northern Salah al-Din, according to a security source.
Baghdad / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / President of the Republic Fuad Masum stressed the need to pay serious attention to addressing the shortcomings and problems in the province of Salah al-Din and to ensure the return of the displaced people.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Two civilians were killed and four others, including three soldiers, were wounded in two bombs explosion in south of Tikrit, a police source said.