Faisal I


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Faisal I

(ˈfaɪsəl) or

Feisal I

n
(Biography) 1885–1933, king of Syria (1920) and first king of Iraq (1921–33): a leader of the Arab revolt against the Turks (1916–18)
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At the end of World War I, after the Ottoman Empire was defeated, Iraq was separated from the Ottoman State, allowing a new Iraqi state to appear in its modern shape with Prince Faisal Bin Al-Hussein (who was known as Faisal I) as king.
Speaking during the awards ceremony, where Al Faisal was awarded the overall trophy, the team trophy and the best GCC driver's trophy, Walter Lechner, the founder of the series, said, 'Al Faisal is a perfect example of the talent that the region has.
Though Abid Faisal is surrounded by violence, she faces danger with courage and refuses to accept any military occupation of her country, whether by rebels within or by foreign superpowers.