a.d. 573–634, Muhammad's father-in-law and successor: first caliph of Mecca 632–634.
- Also A·bu-Bekr [uh-boo-bek-er]. /əˌbuˈbɛk ər/.
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How to use Abu-Bakr in a sentence
Osama bin Laden was steeped in Wahhabism, as are many Sunni Jidahists in Iraq and Syria today, such as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms | Rula Jebreal | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The bad guys may have Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but we have the example of Ronald Bucca.
Our biggest allies in this argument have been Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Exclusive: Romney Foreign Policy Team Is Schooling 2016's Republicans | Josh Rogin | September 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The right-hand man of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed by an airstrike in Mosul.Pentagon Denies It Killed ISIS Chief As Airstrikes Hit Top Extremists | Jacob Siegel | September 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Mujahid pledging allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Islamic State commanding good and forbidding evil,” it reads.The Mystery of Donald Ray Morgan, the 44-Year-Old American Who Loved ISIS | Michael Daly | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The words Mohammed and Abu Bakr are generally left out when he is mentioned in prayer or in ordinary discourse.
The general lines on which Abu Bakr conducted his government seem to have been followed very closely by all his successors.
This invitation was accepted and Abu Bakr was inaugurated sultan over Sulu soon after his arrival there.
Oummayatah accepted and turned Bilal over to Abu Bakr who granted him his freedom straightway.The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet
All being in readiness, Abu Bakr made the best camel kneel down in front of the Prophet, whom he asked to mount on her back. 'The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet