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fitna

(ˈfɪtnɑː)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state of trouble or chaos
[Arabic]
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Any effort to divide the people amounts to breeding 'Fitna' in the society, disliked by Allah, and the Quran says that the 'Fitna is worse than killing'.
She was a fitna which was quelled just in time," he said, relieved.
Fitna, a sly fox minister, (voiceover by Hina Dilpazeer) who also serves as the King's advisor, influences the King to appoint a new Raja through democratic elections.
It was a treat to hear top actress Hina Dilpazeer's voice playing Miss Fitna and the legendary Ghulam Mohiuddin as Badshah Khan, Private news channel reported.
A donkey named Mangu (voiced by Jan Rambo) replaces the king, thanks to a clever ploy by the fox called Ms Fitna (Hina Dilpazeer).
Addressing a news conference here at Multan Press Club, district nazim of the MJAH Allama Inayatullah Rehmani and Qari Hidayatullah said that Qadianiat had turned into the biggest menace of today and the conference would prove a milestone in containing this fitna. He disclosed that the conference would present a joint declaration before the nation.
"The war in Afghanistan is a "fitna" and has lost its legitimacy." Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan
The coordination calls on the head of state to withdraw the report to protect the country from "Fitna" (civil war) and "extremism," he said.
"L'unit[euro]u[c] du peuple alg[euro]u[c]rien sunnite est confront[euro]u[c]e, aujourd'hui, [euro]u des id[euro]u[c]es, qui nous sont compl[euro]uA tement [euro]u[c]trang[euro]uA res et [euro]u d'effrayantes th[euro]uA ses religieuses qui ont [euro]u[c]t[euro]u[c], dans un pass[euro]u[c] tr[euro]uA s proche, source de Fitna et pourraient encore l'[euro]uo"tre si elles ne sont pas appr[euro]u[c]hend[euro]u[c]es avec clairvoyance", a pr[euro]u[c]cis[euro]u[c] le Pr[euro]u[c]sident Bouteflika.
In 2008 he helped market a short film produced by Wilders entitled 'Fitna' (sedition) in which Islam is portrayed as a religion that promotes violence and terrorism.
Scholars from all schools of thoughts have complete consensus on this issue."He said that 'Fitna Takfeer' (mischief charging of infidelity) and externality have damaged Muslim community severely.
LAHORE -- Punjab Law Ministe Rana Sanaullah has said that finality of Prophethood (PBUH) is the basic part of our religion and those who do not believe in the finality of the Prophethood (PBUH) are considered expelled from the religion and they are non-Muslims and are creating fitna in the religion.