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Noun1.shaytan - (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
djinn, djinni, djinny, genie, jinnee, jinni - (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
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Amina Rachid starred also in Hakim Noury's film "fiha lmlah w skarr w maghatsh tmout (she has diabetes and blood pressure and she does not want to die), as well as "massir imraa" (fate of a women), Malaikatou shaytan (angels of Satan), among many others.She was married to Moroccan author and novelist Abdellah Chaqroun, who published a biography about his wife's rich artistic career in 2011.
A Kuwaiti play 'Khutuat Al Shaytan' is showing at Qatar National Theatre until August 17.
''A Day in Beirut'' by Nadim Tahabet from Lebanon, ''Welad'' by Hala Hassan Ahmed from UAE, ''Toren'' by Nawzad Shekhani from Iraq, ''Shaytan El Qayla'' (The Crow's Siesta) by Moez Kamoun from Tunisia, ''Amina'' by Ayman Zidan from Syria, ''Damm El-Theab'' (Blood of the Wolves) by Ammar ''Si Fadeel'' from Algeria, and ''Sarb El-Hamam'' by Ramadan Kosrowah from Kuwait are also selected.
To clear all doubts, the Almighty, in His wisdom, chains the shaytan and his machineries throughout the period, to cut off any of their influence on the activities of man.
"Stand up and be ready to sacrifice, be ready to stand in the face of the elements of Shaytan (Satan), be ready to spill blood and have your blood spilt."
The Devil of the Desert ( Shaytan al-sahraa , 1954)
20 Aqdas Farooq, 'Mr shaytan or Muqadmat', Daily Jung, Karachi, 2 October 1985, p.15.
Disseminated via the Internet in a series of videos that are supposed to reveal its manifestations and prove his devilish omnipotence, (11) the theory of a generalised manipulation by Shaytan (12) is clearly what differentiates the account developed by the young Muslims interviewed from more widespread conspiracy theories.
Haj is a long journey and one is likely to behave immorally, therefore guard and control yourself from any misconduct: "So during Haj there should not be obscenity, nor wickedness, nor wrangling." (Qur'an, 2:197) Remember, Shaytan is at his best to cause mischief!
(18) In Muslim culture, the name Melek is associated with the name Shaytan, which is also the name used for Satan in the Quran.
The theme portrayed is the actions of these main characters - Adam, Haw'a (Eve), Ibrahim (Prophet Abraham), Hajar, Isma'il, and Shaytan (Satan).
In 1954, Sharif began his acting career in his native Egypt with a role in Shaytan Al-Sahra ("Devil of the Desert").