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n. Islam
1. Consultation, especially as a principle of governance.
2. An advisory council or assembly.

[Arabic šūrā, consultation, from šāwara, to consult; see śwr in Semitic roots.]


(ˈʃʊərə) or


1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a consultative council or assembly
2. (Islam) a consultative council or assembly
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the process of decision-making by consultation and deliberation
4. (Islam) the process of decision-making by consultation and deliberation
[from Arabic shūrā, literally: consultation]
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'Our Shura has decided to field candidates for the offices of the chairmen of Mansehra, Oghi, Darband, Balakot and Baffa-Pakhal tehsil councils,' Mr Sheerazi told reporters following the Shurah meeting held here with him in the chair.
Riyadh, December 17, 2018, SPA -- Speaker of the Shurah Council Sheikh Dr.
These are Khalifa (vicegerent), Iqrah (education), Shurah (consultation), the halal lifestyle, and tahara (cleanliness).
The event was attended by members of Al Shurah Council for Izki and Bahla, Deputy Wali (deputy governor) for Nizwa, Director of Al Raffd Fund in Nizwa, and representatives from the private and public sector and distinguished members from the local community in Nizwa in addition to executive management representatives of The Zubair Corporation, Zubair SEC.
A source in the leadership of the Liberation of Nineveh told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "Daash committed men from the age of 14 and up to 60 years, in Shurah south of Mosul and Tal Afar west, to join the ranks of the organization according to conscription." He added: "The organization organized quick military courses and give them a deadline not exceeding three days to join its ranks, threatening the violators with death penalty." On the other hand, Daesh executed 14 people from Qayyarah district.
The importance of this factor can be gauged from the fact that for the first time Afghan Taliban included three non-Pashtuns Tajik, Uzbik and Hazara in its Shurah or council.
Saud Humaid Assubayii, security affairs committee chairman at Saudi Arabia's appointed Shurah Council, said the Russian proposal was flawed because it did not rule out Assad's participation in elections.
A prominent member of the Shurah [Consultative] Council, Mohammad Zulfa, declared: "We were wrong when we opened the doors of our schools and universities to foreigners who allowed such ideas to reach our youth."
ISLAMABAD -- Professor Ibrahim Khan, a member of Taliban negotiation committee said on Monday the first face-to-face meeting between the government committee and Taliban Shurah would most likely to be held in a day or two.
HRH President of SCTA in his statement also extended his appreciation to the Supreme Economic Council and Experts Board in the Council of Ministers and Majlis Al Shurah, and all pubic departments that had taken part in preparation and revision stages of the tourism regulation which reflects a consensus among all public departments and individuals on the importance of tourism.
The approval of the Shurah of the elections law causes a rift between constitutional experts.
According to the London based Elaph, Nicola, who is also the owner of the production company 'Tarab', had sued Carol to protect his propriety rights of the songs of her latest album "Adwa' Al Shurah" (In the Spotlight of Fame), which he produced and distributed.