November 19, 2007 |
Darren Collison says Mustafa Abdul-Hamid doesn't play basketball like a walk-on player at UCLA. "Mustafa plays with swagger," says the injured Collison, who is out at least until Nov. 28 against George Washington because of a sprained left knee. As the Bruins (3-0) get ready to play tonight in the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic in Kansas City against Maryland, this will be their first big national test without Collison.
January 22, 2010 |
Names that will probably never be linked again. Kobe Bryant . . . Mustafa Abdul-Hamid. Once was enough for UCLA. Abdul-Hamid had a moment of clarity, driving toward the top of the key, pausing to let a Washington player breeze past, then sinking an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer. A quick review by referees, and the Bruins had the moment they needed, a 62-61 victory over Washington on Thursday at Pauley Pavilion, and Abdul-Hamid had a moment a former walk-on dreams about.
November 29, 2005 |
Subfreezing temperatures and the first snowfall in Kashmir claimed the life of an infant, the first reported victim of what officials fear will be a new disaster for millions of Pakistanis left homeless by the October earthquake. Waqar Mukhtar, 3 months, died of pneumonia, Dr. Abdul Hamid said. Quoting the Pakistani military, U.N. official Elisabeth Byrs said that at least 300,000 people remain inaccessible in remote Himalayan regions. None have tents, she added.
July 30, 2003 |
A Malaysian government official has called on Islamic authorities to ban Jim Carrey's latest film, "Bruce Almighty," newspapers reported Tuesday. In the comedy, Carrey plays the role of a television reporter who is given the power of God for a week. "It's not appropriate to show the film in this country," said Abdul Hamid Zainal, an official in the Prime Minister's Department. He said censors should refer the film to the Islamic Affairs Department to decide whether it should be screened.
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October 1, 1989 |
A man who murdered his father so he could inherit the family tissue paper factory was hanged Saturday in the main square of the northern city of Aleppo, the government newspaper reported. Bakri Youssef Shawa was executed in public along with an accomplice, Abdul-Hamid Kala, a professional killer to whom Youssef paid $750 to assist in the slaying of Youssef Shawa, the paper Tishrin said. The two men stabbed and shot their victim repeatedly, dismembered the body and then burned it, the paper
August 28, 2011 |
The two cousins still couldn't believe it. Just six months ago, they were working-class guys in the coastal town of Misurata making ends meet in Moammar Kadafi's Libya. Now they were in their pickup cruising around the capital. A capital they controlled. Abdul Hamid Issa, 46, was a construction worker, Mohammad Issa, 45, a carpenter. But then came the Arab Spring. In February, inspired by the revolutions in neighboring Egypt and Tunisia, the two men were among the first to take part in peaceful protests against the man who had ruled their country since they were children.