Husayn


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Hu·sain 1

or Hu·sayn  (ho͞o-sān′)
See Hussein1.

Hu·sain 2

or Hu·sayn  (ho͞o-sān′)
See Hussein2.

Hus·sein 1

or Hu·sain or Hu·sayn  (ho͞o-sān′) 626-680.
The grandson of Muhammad and son of Fatima and Ali, revered by Shiites as the third imam.

Hus·sein 2

or Hu·sain or Hu·sayn  (ho͞o-sān′) Full name King Hussein bin Talal. 1935-1999.
King of Jordan (1953-1999) who established a constitutional hereditary monarchy and espoused a moderate, generally pro-Western policy in the Middle East. He lost western Jordan to Israel in the Six-Day War (1967) but was later instrumental in negotiating the Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace (1994).
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Noun1.Husayn - Iraqi leader who waged war against IranHusayn - Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
2.Husayn - king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
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During the first 10 days of Muharram, Shia Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
As Ahmari expounds in moving passages, Shia Muslims focus on the death of the martyr Husayn at the battle of Karbala in 680 AD.
For Shi'ite Muslims, Ashura is a day of mourning commemorating the death of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad at the Battle of Karbala.
The artists participating in the event include, Yusuf bin Mubarak al Fawir, Hasan al Mir, Husayn ibn Ali ibn Ubayd, Mus'i ibn Umar al Zadjali, Issa ibn Ahmad al Mafraji, Hamad bin Sulaiman al Jabri and Salim bin Sukhhi al Balushi.
Al-Shaykh Dr Husayn bn Abdulaziz Aly Shaykh gave the admonition on Monday while addressing Muslim pilgrims across the globe who assembled at Mount Arafat, in fulfilment of their obligatory hajj rites.
OFAC and the TFTC nations further designated Naim Qasim, Muhammad Yazbak, Husayn Al- Khalil, and Ibrahim al-Amin al-Sayyid pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.
Specifically, designated (Hassan Nasrallah, Naim Qasim, Muhammad Yazbak, Husayn Khaliland Ibrahim Amin al-Sayyid) and others related to supporting activities of terrorist Hizballah (Talal Hamiyah, Ali Youssef Charara, Spectrum Group, Hassan Ebrahimi, Maher Trading) pursuant to the Law of Combating the Crimes of Terrorism and it's Financing issued by a royal Decree No.(A/21) and in accordance with the United Nations resolution no.
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It is meant to mark the death of the Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Husayn at the 7th century battle of Karbala.
In two separate deportation orders issued Tuesday, the BI approved the deportation of Syrian national Rahman Zina and Kuwaiti national Husayn Al-Dhafiri.