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A·li

 (ä-lē′) Full name Ali ibn Abi Talib. 600?-661.
Muslim caliph (656-661) whose reign was marked by the division of Islam into Sunni and Shiite sects. This schism intensified after his assassination by members of a third Muslim sect.
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Ali

(ˈɑːliː)
n
1. (Biography) ?600–661 ad, fourth caliph of Islam (656–61 ad), considered the first caliph by the Shiites: cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed
2. (Biography) See Mehemet Ali
3. (Biography) See Muhammad Ali
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A•li

(ˈɑ li, ɑˈli for 1–4; ɑˈli for 5 )

n.
1. (‘Alī ibn-abu-Talib), a.d. c600-61, fourth caliph of Islam 656-661 (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad): considered the first caliph by Shi‘ites.
2. Muhammad (Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.), born 1942, U.S. boxer.
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Noun1.Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
2.Ali - the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects
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This year he has chosen to base his sermons on an extensive counsel given by Imam Ali bin Abi Talib SA to his son Imam HasanSA.
He asked: "Do we find charity in hospitals and departments, do we meet a government man and find charity in him, where we are from the morals of the Messenger of Allah, who was doing charity even to his enemies, and where we are from the morality of Ali bin Abi Talib in doing charity.
Developments inaugurated by Prince Saud include a tunnel on the intersection of Prince Mohammed bin Fahd Road with the intersection of Khalifa bin Ali bin Abi Talib Street; a bridge linking to the latter street; and another bridge at the intersection of King Abdul Aziz Road with 28 St.
6 (Saba) -- The activities of the 1st Scientific Conference for Developing Work's level on Saturday will be kicked off on Monday in the capital Snaa in the light of testament of Islamic Imam, Prophets Nephew Ali Bin Abi Talib in is letter sent to Malik al-Ashtar sent a loyal supporter who served as the governor of Egypt.
As for Sector 5 Nad Al Rusas, in the area that is bordered by Shakboot bin Sultan Street in the north, Ali bin Abi Talib Street in the South, Abu Baker Al Siddiq Street in the east and Hessa Bint Mohamed Street in the west, 682 parking bays were implemented including 462 standard parking bays, 212 premium parking bays and eight parking bays dedicated for People with Determination.
They also have other Shiite occasions to celebrate in Ramadan, such as the memory of beating Amir Al-Mu'minin (Commander of the Faithful) Ali bin Abi Talib on 19 Ramadan.
Furthermore, 15 local road projects were completed this year, including the conversion of Olympic and Television roundabouts to signalised intersections, development of roads and infrastructure in the Old Airport area, Najma Street, E Ring Road and Ali bin Abi Talib Street, in addition to a number of road improvement projects inside and outside Doha and the establishment of temporary roads in Al Khor and Al Dhakhira.
For local road projects, 15 have completed this year, including the conversion of Olympic and TV roundabouts to intersections with traffic signals, the development of roads and infrastructure in the Old Airport area, Najma Street, E-Ring Road, and Ali Bin Abi Talib Street, in addition to a number of road improvement projects inside and outside Doha and the establishment of temporary roads in Al Khor and Al Dhakhira.
He visited the graves of Umm Habiba (the wife of Prophet PBUH), Bilal (Muezzin of the Prophet PBUH), Zainab (daughter of Ali bin Abi Talib) and Muawiya (the first Umayyad Caliph).
Burj DAMAC Seaviews apartments will go on sale in Doha on Wednesday, May 24 at DAMAC sales office, Building 90, Ali bin Abi Talib Street, from 10am to 10pm, with starting price of QAR 2.5 million.
The Wadi al-Salam cemetery, Arabic for "Peace Valley," has a special place in the hearts of Shi'ite Muslims as it surrounds the Mausoleum of their first imam, Ali Bin Abi Talib, a cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Mohammad.