Alawite

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A·la·wite

 (ä′lə-wīt′) also A·la·wi (ä′lä-wē′)
n. pl. A·la·wites also A·la·wis or Alawi
A member of a branch of Shiism practiced especially in northwest Syria and adjacent parts of Turkey and Lebanon.

[Arabic 'alawī, follower of Ali, Alawite (from 'Alī, Ali ibn Abi Talib + -awī, variant of , adj. suff.) + -ite.]
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Oman and Iran are coordinating navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway that links the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi said, APA reports citing Sputnik.
by Times News Service Yusuf bin Alawi meets Iranian President Rouhani.
Oman's Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah attends a meeting for Gulf states Foreign Ministers in Riyadh, December 7, 2015.
Syrian President Bashar Assad received Oman's Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, H E Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah in Damascus on Sunday.
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, received a copy of credentials of Zubaydov Zubaydullo, non-resident Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Sultanate, in his office on Sunday, reportsTrendciting toOmanobserver.om
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi currently visiting Oman from January 29-31, was received on Wednesday by Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf Alawi at Foreign Ministry for 'Bilateral Strategic Consultations' over-viewing relations in their entire spectrum and exchanged views on situation in the region, a Press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said.
Northern security directorate community police section head Captain Mohammed Al Alawi said the guards stayed in their rooms without intervening to stop students from going out.
10 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa today met the Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, currently on an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Kuwait Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah receives Oman's foreign minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah KUWAIT, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received Wednesday Oman's visiting foreign minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah with the attendance of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Abdul-Latif Al-Zayani.
President Mahmoud Abbas with his guest, Omani Foreign Minister Yousuf bin Alawi, at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah.
Stockholm, Aug 22 (ONA) Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs met at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden today with Margot Wallstrom, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden.