Alaouite

Related to Alaouite: Druze

Alaouite

(ˈæləˌwiːt) or

Alawite

n
(Islam) a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims
adj
(Islam) of or relating to this sect
[via French from Arabic, from `alaoui upper, celestial, from `ala (vb) to excel, surpass]
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Abou-Zeid has received numerous international awards and recognition for her leadership and excellence, including the medal of Wissam Alaouite de l'Ordre Officier from His Majesty King Mohamed VI of Morocco and being recognized as a World Young Leader by the European Union.
The coin, cast in silver, features the face of King Mohammed VI Below the portrait, the coin bears the dates 1440-2019, marking the start of the Alaouite dynasty's rule in Morocco.On the reverse, the coin is inscribed with the words "20th anniversary of the enthronement of HM King Mohammed VI".
Anthony, bestowing upon him the Medal of the Order of Ouissam Alaouite, the country's highest award for excellence.
Les deux monarchies sunnitesdu Golfe ont pris fait et cause pour les insurges largement sunnites des le debut de la revolte armee contre le regime de Bachar al-Assad, issu de la minorite alaouite. Mais six ans plus tard, la situation a change.
Les membres de Vos Forces Armees expriment a Votre Majeste leur attachement indefectible au glorieux Trone Alaouite, saisissent l'occasion de cet heureux anniversaire pour reiterer leur devouement et leur fidelite a leur Roi, leur chef supreme qui veille sur leurs affaires, puisant dans la haute sollicitude dont Votre Majeste les entoure, leur motivation premiere pour consentir davantage d'efforts , de sacrifice et d'abnegation en vue de la defense de la patrie et de toutes les parties du territoire.
Selim Idriss s'est rendu "dimanche a Kafar Dalba dans la region de Jabal Akrad" situee dans la province de Lattaquie, berceau de la communaute alaouite a laquelle appartient le president syrien, a explique a l'AFP Omar al-Jeblawi, joint par internet.
Greek Orthodox Metropolite in Beirut Elias Audi, Higher Shiite Islam Council General Director Nazih Jammoul, Alaouite Sect head Sheikh Assad Allah Assi, Catholic Armenian Orthodox Aram the First Kichichian heading a delegation of the sects Priests; Higher Islamic Shiite Coundil head Sheikh Abdel Amir Cabalan and Al-Mufti Jaafar Al0Momtaz SheikhAhmad Cabalan; Latin Bishop Boulos Sayyah Representativa of Catholic Armenian Patriarch Narciss Bedros the Nineteenth Moseigneur Patrick Mrad; Republic Mufti Sheikh Mohamad Bashir Qabbani; Sheikh Akl Al-Druz Al- Mouahiddine sect Naim Hassan, also arrived in Bkirki.
The Monarch decorated the Qatari diplomat with the Grand Cordon of the Alaouite Wissam.
But among Herr Blatter's many many other awards and distinctions is the "Grand Cordon du Wissam Alaouite" of Morocco.
Scott, who filmed Black Hawk Down and parts of Gladiator in the country, is to receive the Wissam Alaouite. Scott told journalists at a New York press conference that he recently returned to Morocco to visit King Mohammed VI to discuss filming much of his next project, the epic Tripoli, there.