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Haram

In Islam, anything forbidden. For example, eating pork is considered haram. This is important in finance and economics because many investments, notably futures contracts and anything involving interest, are haram. See also: Islamic finance.
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Apart from hideouts in the Mandara Mountains, Boko Haram holds no territory in Cameroon.
The census results are old, but it takes awhile for big companies to react to trends,'' Haram said.
Buhari's rhetoric of change, and his vow to decimate Boko Haram won him victory.
The armed forces launched a military operation against Boko Haram, following an attack carried out by the latter on one of the towns in the country, during the middle of last week, which led to the deaths of 15 people and four other being injured,"military spokesman Colonel Moustapha Ledru said in astatement, World Bulletin reported.
And Boko Haram has been pushed on the defensive, pummelled by a coalition of troops from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger - briefly supported by mercenaries from South Africa and the former Soviet bloc countries.
And Boko Haram has been pushed on the defensive, pummeled by a coalition of troops from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Niger, briefly supported by mercenaries from South Africa and the former Soviet Union.
A key part of Buhari's platform was the destruction of Boko Haram, and after entering office in May, he ordered Nigerian military leaders to complete this goal by December.
Nigerian troops have rescued hundreds of Boko Haram captives this year but none of the 219 girls kidnapped from a school in Chibok town.
The minister said the tragedy occurred following the explosion of materials carried by Boko Haram fighters who had been shot at by the Nigerien soldiers when they tried to enter Diffa town.
Le chef d'etat-major de l'armee du Nigeria, le lieutenant-general Tukur Baratai, a assure, jeudi dernier, dans un communique, que l'armee est determinee a mettre fin a l'insurrection de Boko Haram dans le pays d'ici le mois de decembre.
This will enable Secretary of State John Kerry to authorize the provision of critical airlift support and other assistance, including to help the Lake Chad Basin countries move troops and equipment to the border region from which Boko Haram terrorists continue to launch brutal attacks on civilians, said the statement from National Security Council (NSC) spokesman Ned Price.
This will enable the Secretary to authorize the provision of critical airlift support and other assistance, including to help the Lake Chad Basin countries move troops and equipment to the border region from which Boko Haram terrorists continue to launch brutal attacks on civilians.