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Variant of sherif.


(Islam) a variant transliteration of sherif




1. a governor of Mecca descended from Muhammad.
2. an Arab chief, prince, or ruler.
[1590–1600; < Arabic sharīf exalted (person)]
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We aim to upgrade the levels of food safety prevailing in the establishments by creating an opportunity for healthy competition," said Khalid Shareef, director, food-control department.
Prominent Egyptian actor Nour El Shareef has begun filming the scenes of his new television drama "Irfat Al Bahr" alongside young Egyptian actress Nirmeen Maher, whose character in the drama falls madly in love with Nour's character despite an age difference of more than 20 years.
Prosecutor Abdullah Sultan Al Shareef said they have asked for the "toughest penalty" from the court if the men are found guilty.
Editors are Shareef (post doctorate researcher, McMaster U.
The chap you see on today's Culture pages is Shareef Sarhan and he has been making a name for himself as an artist in Palestine.
Shareef Ghupon, 24 years old and 14 year old Rami Ghupon, sustained moderate wounds, local sources reported.
Summary: Sanaa, July 11, 2010, SPA -- Somalian President Sheikh Shareef Sheikh Ahmad received last night a written message from his Yemeni Counterpart Ali Abdullah Saleh on bilateral relations and other issues of mutual interest.
He also held talks with the UAE's secretary of state for municipal affairs, Ahmed Shareef, and met leaders from the Gulf's business and investment communities.
Shareef el Zo'bi et en coopE[umlaut]ration avec le MinistE re franE*ais des Affaires E[umlaut]trangE res, le MinistE re franE*ais de la Justice et l'Ambassade de France Ea Amman s'est tenue lundi dernier un sE[umlaut]minaire franco-jordanien sur les infractions informatiques et les politiques de protection contre ces dE[umlaut]lits.
Former champion jockey Joe Mercer, his racing manager for the past 19 years, said: "We had hundreds of great horses - Cadeaux Genereux, Royal Applause, Fantastic Light, Hatoof, Shadeed, Shareef Dancer - dozens and dozens of them.
The short-handed Kings were without the injured Peja Stojakovic, Shareef Abdur-Rahim and Bonzi Wells.