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Variant of sherif.


(Islam) a variant transliteration of sherif




1. a governor of Mecca descended from Muhammad.
2. an Arab chief, prince, or ruler.
[1590–1600; < Arabic sharīf exalted (person)]
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Qadri said Sharifs always shattered constitution, democratic values, human rights and committed state atrocities against peaceful citizens.
If the old cases are revival, It will be a potential political blow to the Sharifs ahead of the forthcoming general elections, now a few months away.
Shafqat Mahmood said that the court order had proved that the PML-N was a product of the establishment and that the Sharifs had always danced on the tunes of the ISI and the establishment.
Earlier reports in the media had claimed that the Sharifs own property worth more than 20 million pounds (2.
The court issued notices to Sharifs brothers and adjourned the hearing till September 15.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Interior, Rehman Malik on Wednesday said protests led by Sharif brothers are an eye opener for public as to what level can they (Sharifs) go for their personal enmity where they even do not mind using state machinery and other resources.
ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday adjourned hearing into a plea against Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), seeking custody of Sharifs assets, till next month, media reported.
LAHORE, October 29, 2011 (Balochistan Times): PML-N Leader Nawaz Sharifs absence from the partys show of strength on Friday has given vent to the reports of widening differences between the Sharif brothers.
And after return of the former President Sharifs mental check up would be compulsory, he concluded.
ISLAMABAD, May 26, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Supreme Court (SC) has set aside disqualification orders of Sharifs and allowed them to contest the elections.
About proposals regarding Nawaz Sharifs participation in the election, he clarified that Nawaz Sharif could only play role of leader of the opposition if he take part in the elections and Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is playing this role well.
President of Jamhoori Watan party Nawabzada Talal Akber Khan Bugti will host dinner in Nawaz Sharifs honour.