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  Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
On the 4th of October 1958 a ceremony to mark the formal accession of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum as Ruler of Dubai was held.
The 25-year-old Sheikh Maktoum became one of the leading political figures on the Trucial Coast, travelling repeatedly to Abu Dhabi for consultations with Sheikh Zayed and senior officials of his government.
Sheikh Maktoum was appointed the first Prime Minister of the UAE and given the task of forming the fledgling state's first cabinet.
www.sheikhmohammed.co.ae /english/dubai/dubai_maktoum.asp   (1061 words)

  Virtual Bangladesh : Biography: Sheikh Hasina
Sheikh Hasina was born on September 28, 1947 at Tungipara, a remote village under Gopalgonj district which is also birth place of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
In 1968, Sheikh Hasina was married to an eminent scientist of Bangladesh Mr.
Sheikh Hasina actively participated in the mass upsurge of 1969 and at the time of the Liberation War of 1971, she was imprisoned by Pakistani occupation army along with her husband, mother, sister and brother.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /biography/hasina.html   (577 words)

 Sheikh Mohammed’s Formative Years
Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Minister of Defence, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was born in 1949.
Sheikh Mohammed and his brothers found their natural playmates among their cousins and the children of Dubai's major trading families, the sheikhdom's equivalent of an aristocracy.
Sheikh Mohammed has always found the intensity of the sport and the opportunity to return to his Arab roots and distance himself from the modern world a most attractive combination.
www.sheikhmohammed.ae /english/biography/formative.asp   (838 words)

 Kirtimaan - Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born on 17 March 1920 in the village Tungipara under the gopalganj Sub-division (currently district) in the district of Faridpur
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's father, Sheikh Lutfar Rahman, was a serestadar in the civil court of Gopalganj.
Sheikh Mujib was arrested and kept confined at Dhaka Cantonment until he was lifted to West Pakistan for facing trial for sedition and inciting insurrection.
www.kirtimaan.info /docs/sheikh_mujibur_rahman.php   (731 words)

 Sheikh Hasina Summary
Sheikh Hasina Wajed (Bangla: শেখ হাসিনা ওয়াজেদ) (born September 28, 1947) was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1996 to 2001.
Sheikh Hasina was born in Tungipara in the Gopalganj district of erstwhile East Bengal (now Bangladesh) on September 28, 1947.
Sheikh Hasina and her sister, Sheikh Rehana were on a goodwill tour of West Germany at that time.
www.bookrags.com /Sheikh_Hasina   (2225 words)

 The Official Website of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein - HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sheikh Mohammed received his military training at Mons Officer Cadet School, in Aldershot, where he excelled and was promoted to Senior Under Officer of Kohema, and was later awarded the Sword of Honour for achieving the highest mark of any foreign and commonwealth officer cadet in his intake.
In 1995, Sheikh Maktoum appointed Sheikh Mohammed as Crown Prince of Dubai, and recognized Sheikh Hamdan as Deputy Ruler of the emirate.
Sheikh Mohammed has already created an impressive body of work and continues to compose whenever he has the time, ensuring that he will be remembered not only as a visionary leader and accomplished equestrian, but also for his cultural legacy.
www.princesshaya.net /profile_sheikh_m.shtm   (2160 words)

 Sharm el Sheikh, The most extraordinary diving destination in the Red Sea, Egypt.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sharm el Sheikh, The most extraordinary diving destination in the Red Sea, Egypt.
Sharm El Sheikh has been heralded as "The City of Peace" Sharm El Sheikh has turned out to be one of the finest places for people to enjoy the best sun, sea, sand, and hospitality of its residents.
With snorkeling, windsurfing, horses and camel riding, desert safari, and great nearby antiquities attractions, it is almost impossible for a visitor to ever suffer from boredom.
www.sharmelsheikh.com   (190 words)

 Omar Sheikh | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
The son of a Pakistani wholesale clothes merchant from Wanstead, east London, Sheikh was a public schoolboy, a student at the London School of Economics and a member of a UK arm wrestling team before he moved to south Asia and began hostage-taking in support of radical Islamists in Kashmir and Afghanistan.
Sheikh went to jail without achieving his goal: the release of a leader of the fundamentalist group Harkat-ul Mojahedin, Maulana Masood Azhar.
Prosecutors said Sheikh lured the reporter into a trap by promising to arrange an interview with an Islamic cleric who police believe was not involved in the conspiracy.
www.guardian.co.uk /pakistan/Story/0,2763,755772,00.html   (744 words)

 The Execution of Sheikh Omar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sheikh Omar’s victim is deliberately left out in my discussion as the point is not to debate whether capital punishment is right or wrong.
Sheikh Omar was accused of committing a murder on January 27th, 2006 by stabbing 18 times to death Moallim Osman Ali.
Sheikh Omar was arrested by armed militia belonged to Maka Al Mukarama Court and sentenced him to death.
www.jiimonet.com /maqaal/excution_sheikh_omar.htm   (799 words)

 Sheikh Imam - Jadid - Al-Mashriq
Sheikh Imam was born to a poor family on June 2, 1918, in a rural Egyptian village, "Abu al-Numrus." He lost his sight at the age of 5 months, after having contacted conjunctivitis.
In 1945, Sheikh Imam met with a great Egyptian musician, Sheikh Darwish El Hariri by whom he was taught the fundamentals of music and Al Muwashahaat [Terza Rimas], a factor that enabled him to practice singing, playing music as a hobby while making the recitation of the Koran his career.
Sheikh Imam underwent important changes in his life, especially when he was convinced of abandoning his traditional religious uniforms and talked into wearing European dress and Tarboush [Fez].
almashriq.hiof.no /egypt/700/780/sheikh-imam/aljadid-sheikh.html   (813 words)

 Amir Taheri on Kuwait on National Review Online
The move means that Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber, the veteran foreign minister and deputy prime minister, now assumes the premiership with a free hand to form a cabinet of his choosing.
Sheikh Sabah is expected to announce his full new cabinet within a week, in time for a presentation to the new national assembly that was elected ten days ago.
The fourth challenge that Sheikh Sabah faces is, perhaps, the most complex: It is to develop a new modus vivendi between the ruling family and the urban classes who wish to increase the powers of the parliament at the expense of the ruling family.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-taheri071603.asp   (1135 words)

 BANGLAPEDIA: Hasina, Sheikh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sheikh Hasina was born on 28 September 1947 at her parental home at Tungipara in Gopalganj district.
Sheikh Hasina was a member of the Dhaka University unit of Chhatra League and secretary of the Rokeya Hall unit.
In 1994, Sheikh Hasina organised her party to launch a movement with a view to persuading the government to introduce a constitutionally non-party caretaker government so as to ensure free and fair elections.
banglapedia.net /HT/H_0081.HTM   (600 words)

 Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of the UAE
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, was elected as the new President of the United Arab Emirates on 3 November, to succeed his father, the late His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
HH Sheikh Khalifa has committed himself to continue in the footsteps of his late father, a task that he has set himself for nearly 30 years, since he first became Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi in 1969.
A keen supporter of the regional policy of HH Sheikh Zayed, in particular in terms of promoting solidarity between the Arab states, Sheikh Khalifa is firmly committed to support of the Palestinian people and also of moves designed to promote and restore stability in Iraq.
www.zu.ac.ae /sheikhkhalifa/enginfo.htm   (919 words)

 Welcome to Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed's Homepage
Shameem Ahmed, Sheikh I. Ahamed, Moushumi Sharmin, and Munirul Haque,
Sheikh I. Ahamed, Munirul Haque, and KM Asif,
Moushumi Sharmin, Shameem Ahmed, and Sheikh I. Ahamed, “
www.mscs.mu.edu /~iq   (1442 words)

 Profile of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Ruler/President) - TEN Guide [UAE]
On his return, Sheikh Zayed was convinced that it was urgent to develop the area in order to bridge the large gap between it and the rest of the world.
Sheikh Rashid was re-elected vice-president until he died in 1990, at which time his son, Sheikh Maktoum, took his father's place.
His son, Sheikh Khalifah, who was the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, succeeded him after he passed away on the 2nd of November 2004 (19th of Ramadan 1425H), will succeed him.
guide.theemiratesnetwork.com /basics/zayed.php   (935 words)

 Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh at AllExperts
Sheikh Omar Saeed was arrested by Pakistani police on February 12, 2002, in Lahore, in conjunction with the Pearl kidnapping,
Sheikh rose to prominence with the 2002 killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who at the time was in Pakistan investigating connnections between the ISI and Islamic militant groups.
In Pakistan, Sheikh was sentenced to death for killing Pearl, however his complicity in the execution and the reasons behind it are in dispute.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/ah/ahmed_omar_saeed_sheikh.htm   (997 words)

 The Emergence of Kurdish Nationalism and the Sheikh Said Rebellion, 1880-1925
The Sheikh Said rebellion represented an incipient nationalism that was also challenged by a strong nationalism that had mobilized in the course of the past thirty years, gathered strength during World War I, and further energized by the war of liberation with the power of an organized state behind it.
The Sheikh Said rebellion demonstrated, territorially, and politically, the increased vulnerability of the Kurds as a result of the displacement, deportation, and massacre of Armenians during World War I. The removal of the Armenians also removed the buffers of protection that their presence and nationalism offered the Kurds.
The suppression of the Sheikh Said rebellion contributed to the consolidation of the new Turkish republic, the evolution and domination of the Republican People's Party (Cumhuriyet Halk Firkasi) and the one-party state it represented up to 1950, and the greater articulation of Turkish nationalism on which the party and the state were based.
www.xs4all.nl /~tank/kurdish/htdocs/his/said.html   (3996 words)

 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Founder and President of the United Arab Emirates and one of the most outstanding leaders in the history of the world, has died, on what is the nineteenth day of Ramadan, 1425, in the Islamic calendar.
Sheikh Zayed was born in 1918 and named after his grandfather, Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, who ruled Abu Dhabi from 1855 to 1909.
Sheikh Zayed also began to rapidly transform the country: assembling a government from the ground up, creating departments for water and electricity, finance, municipal planning, police, defense, communications, internal affairs, external affairs, health, education and the judiciary.
www.ameinfo.com /sheikh_zayed_bin_sultan_al_nahyan   (625 words)

 HH Sheikh Hamdan :: Al Maktoum Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sheikh Maktoum – first son of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum - was born in 1943.
At this time the 25-year-old Sheikh Maktoum became one of the leading political figures on the Trucial Coast, travelling repeatedly to Abu Dhabi for consultations with Sheikh Zayed and senior officials of his government.
Sheikh Maktoum is also largely responsible for introducing Arabs to international horse racing, an area in which they now excel as owners and trainers.
www.sheikhhamdan.ae /english/al_maktoum_family/Sheikh_Maktoum.htm   (631 words)

 Ahmed Omar Syed Sheikh
Sheikh Omar, 27, was born in London, attended the London School of Economics and is a close associate of Maulana Azhar Masood - founder of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JEM) group, which is involved in numerous terrorist attacks inIndia, including the attack on India's parliament on December 13, 2001.
Sheikh Omar was reportedly a contemporary of England cricket captain Nasser Hussain at the private Forest School, in Snaresbrook.
And in exchange for the 155 hostages on the plane, Sheikh Omar was freed from jail.
www.kashmirherald.com /profiles/omarsheikh.html   (592 words)

 Sheikh Saeed’s House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The official residence of Sheikhs Saeed Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai (1912-1958) and grandfather of the present Ruler, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has been restored to stand proud again on the Shindagha end of Dubai Creek.
Sheikh Saeed's House overlooking the mouth of the Creek at Shindagha is a listed national monument that showcases the history of the development of Dubai.
The home was constructed using traditional preparation techniques, coral from the Gulf was treated with lime and plaster and used to form the walls and a large windrower was constructed, which helped keep the home remarkably cool even on the hottest days.
www.astamb.com /sheikh_house.asp   (440 words)

 Sheikh's role 'was pivotal to rescue' - Iraq - Features - In Depth
Mr Malas said that one week before the release, Sheikh Hilali had received confirmation from Iraqi clerics and tribal leaders acting as intermediaries that Mr Wood was safe, and that it would be "a matter of days" before he was released.
Although Sheikh Hilali was the main player in intricate negotiations, he did not try to claim credit for Mr Wood's release, he said.
SBS executive producer Majida Abboud-Saab said Sheikh Hilali, the Australian Government and Mr Wood's family had been informed that Douglas Wood was alive and safe weeks ago, when they were shown a video dated May 25 showing Mr Wood reading a newspaper and speaking about the events of the day.
www.theage.com.au /news/Iraq/Sheikhs-role-pivotal-to-rescue/2005/06/16/1118869040803.html   (752 words)

 Sheikh & Co - Susana Benidir
Susana Benidir successfully obtained a training contract at Sheikh and Co. Solicitors and progressed to qualify as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, having been trained by the firm's partners.
Susana's widespread knowledge of immigration law began at the principal office of Sheikh and Co, where she advised and represented a large number of Yugoslavian, Columbian, Turkish and Ecuadorian clients.
Since joining Sheikh and Co, Susana and her team have built up trusting relationships with local charities and welfare organizations dealing with repressed and victimized immigrants.
www.sheikh-law.co.uk /susana.htm   (310 words)

 sheikh safi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sheikh Safiaddin Ishagh Ardabili was born in 650 Hegira at Kahralan, a village in Ardabil.
Sheikh Safi returned to Ardabil and established the Safavi Tarigha (Safavid order of Sufism) when he was 50 years old.
Sheikh Safi spent his next 35 years of his life in providing guidance to his followers.
www.ardabil.net /Sheikh_Safi.htm   (610 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Sheikh Maktoum's life left big imprint
The death on Wednesday of Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, was first-order international political news and was therefore primarily dispersed through those channels.
Sheikh Maktoum, who died of an apparent heart attack at age 62 while vacationing in Australia, was the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai and the prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Maktoum's largest single purchase at a Kentucky horse sale was $7 million for a Nijinsky yearling colt in 1985.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/20060107-9999-1s7horsecol.html   (600 words)

 Sheikh Gilani Runs Terrorist Compounds In America
Most famously, Sheikh Gilani rose to national attention in January 2002, when Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and then beheaded while attempting to arrange an interview with the Pakistani cleric.
Sheikh Gilani dismissed Daniel Pearl’s claims and countered Pearl was really a US intelligence operative who wanted to find him and then have him assassinated.
Sheikh Gilani, himself, claims to have between 10,000 and 15,000 followers in America with a presence in 22 states.
www.christianaction.org /sheikh_gilani_runs_terrorist_compounds_in_america.htm   (1420 words)

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