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n.1.(Bot.) A plant of the genus Ziziphus (Z. lotus); - so called by the Arabs of Barbary, who use its berries for food. See Lotus (b).
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"But if Sadr insists on his stubbornness, we will not sit down to cry over the ruins."
Yet Sadr is a complicated man, and he is pulled by much grander ambitions than sectarianism.
The two men came in first and second in last May's election, with Al Sadr promising to curb Iranian influence in Iraqi politics, while Al Amiri -- a staunchly pro-Iran figure -- campaigned on the exact opposite.
Now any reform which does go through would risk looking like a victory for Sadr and cause more trouble among Iraq's rival Shi'ite leaders.
As his power grew, Sadr became more involved in politics throughout the 1990s.
BEIRUT: The family of disappeared Shiite Imam Musa Sadr Thursday called on judicial authorities in Lebanon to clamp down on Bushra Khalil, Hannibal Gadhafi's former lawyer.
Sadr continued his resistance against the US-led foreign occupation of Iraq.
The failure to vote sparked outrage among hundreds of thousands of Sadr's followers, who took to the streets in Baghdad and stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to several central government buildings.
Sadr was the founder of Amal, a Shiite political and military group, that is separate from Hezbollah, which Iran helped to form in 1982.
Sadr's group currently holds six cabinet posts as well as 40 seats in the 325-member parliament.
Sadr's political career began with his fierce opposition to the presence of foreign troops in Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion of the country that toppled Saddam.
LAHORE, October 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): A full court bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) has been constituted to hear petition seeking prevention of political activities in Aiwan-e- Sadr. Full Court bench will be presided over by Chief Justice of LHC Ejaz Ahmad Chaudhry and comprising Justice Nasir Saeed Sheikh and Justice Ejaz ul Hassan.