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Fayruz al-Daylami

Fayruz al-Daylami was a Persian companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He belonged to the descendants (abna’) of Persians that had been sent by Khosrow I to Yemen, conquered it, ...

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What is a corona virus ?

Corona viruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. In rare cases, they are what scientists call zoonotic, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to ...

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Death toll in China rises to 17

Eight new deaths from the coronavirus were confirmed in the province of Hubei on Wednesday, according to the health authority in Wuhan, the provincial capital. The new deaths bring the ...

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New China virus: US announces first case

The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in China, had been diagnosed ...

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Zunairah al-Rumiya

Zunairah al-Rumiya was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad. She was among the slaves freed by Abu Bakr. Zunairah was a concubine of the Banu Makhzum and a slave of ...

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Abu Ayyub al-Ansari

Abu Ayyub al-Ansari (died 674) — born Khalid bin Zayd bin Kulayb in Yathrib — hailed from the tribe of Banu Najjar and was a close companion, sahaba of Muhammad. ...

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Qais Abdur Rashid

Qais Abdur Rashīd or Qais Abdul Rasheed is said to be, in post-Islamic lore, the legendary founding father of the ethnic Afghans, also known as Pashtuns. There are doubts about ...

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New China virus: Death toll rises amid epidemic fear

As the recent outbreak of the new virus in China has been confirmed in four other countries, the death toll from contagious virus has risen to nine in its country ...

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Haftar’s militias bomb Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport

Libyan government forces announced on Wednesday that the militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar bombed the Mitiga International Airport in the capital Tripoli, in a new breach of the Jan. 12 ...

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Israeli court orders to evict Palestinian family from own home in Jerusalem

An Israeli court has ruled that a Palestinian family be evicted from their home in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds, which is mainly populated by Palestinians, in a case filed ...

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