Allahu Akbar

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Allahu Akbar

(ˈæləˌhu ˈakˌbaː)
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(Islam) Islam an exclamation used in the call to prayer and also used as a call to the defence of Muslims, an expression of approval, and a funeral litany
[from Arabic, literally: God is most great]
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"They shouted "Takbir!" before they started slashing anyone in their sight," said Juma Said, a boda boda who said he escaped death by a whisker.
They shouted for the mosque to be saved and for the state government to respect the Muslims in between of shouting Allahuakbar and Takbir.
Members of National Assembly will express their views about Youm e Takbir. Later PML (N) national assembly members will leave for Lahore and Peshawar to attend the events.
figure By MANASE OTSIALO class="MsoNormalA guard was killed at a petrol station in Mandera town on Friday night and at least Sh700,000 stolen.A gang of about seven walked into Takbir petrol station and ordered two watchmen to lie down, Mandera East divisional police commander Eziekiel Singo'e narrated.
He started his Khutba (sermon) with Takbir ( exclaiming Allah is Great) praising and thanking Allah the Almighty for all His blessings and " blessings and peace be upon his Prophet".
Reports said the Toyota Hi Ace van with license plate number LGY 435 driven by Alan Rex Serapion, 36, of Kabacan, Cotabato, collided with another Hi-Ace van driven with plate number 1101-294854 by a certain Bong Tembal Takbir, 46, of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao, while maneuvering the Binoligan highway.
involving a van (LGY-435) driven Alan Rex Serapion, 36, of Kabacan, North Cotabato and another van driven by Bhong Takbir, 46, of Datu Paglas, Maguindanao.
QUETTA: A rally by the citizens of Dera Bugti was commenced from Pakistan Chowk and ended at Sngsela turn where a large number of citizens were participated in Youm e Takbir day with full zeal.
LANDI KOTAL -- Condolence reference in the memory of deceased journalist, Takbir Khan Afridi was held here in government boys high schools Zentara, LandiKotal on Thursday.
"As soon as parliament announced on television the lack of vote of confidence for Minister al-Obeidi, the rebels began to shout Takbir [Allah hu Akbar] and congratulate each other on this event," eyewitnesses said.
Frank Bruce, vice-principal of the school since September 2012, alleged at the National College for Teaching & Leadership hearing in Coventry that acting principal Monzoor Hussain called out 'Takbir' at the end of a prayer session after which pupils would respond saying "Allah Akbar" three times.