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 (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)


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(Salāh-ed-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb) 1137–93, sultan of Egypt and Syria 1175–93.
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BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi discussed with the Governor of Salah al-Din Raed al-Jubouri the return of the displaced families and the reconstruction of areas that have been liberated in Salah al-Din.
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.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The popular mobilization announced the killing of Salah al-Din Wali, who was one of those responsible for the carrying out the massacre of Spyker northern 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.
The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / nina / that a joint security force backed by the popular mobilization ambushed near the Hamrin Mountains on the borders between the provinces of Diyala and Salah al-Din on the side of al-Edhaim north of Baquba and killed a gunman from Daash tried to infiltrate to the forward defense lines .
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.
The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / today that the joint security forces, reinforced with fighters of the popular mobilization ambushed in the vicinity of al-Fatwha area North Salah al-Din and managed to kill the official of Daash organization in the Basin al-Edhaim, known as Abu Muhajer al-Iraqi and two of his companions.
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.