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Farouk Omar (2012)
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Farouk Omar (2012)
Original name: عمر
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Morocco
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, the second Caliph of Islamic State, before and after he embraces in Islam.
Style: serious, christian film, rough, realistic
Plot: islam, prophet, koran, muslim, arab culture, arabic history, jewish, family relations, arab, christian, conquering, controversy, religious persecution, death, slave, emperor, father son relationship, elephant, camel, husband wife relationship, flashback
Time: 7th century
Place: jerusalem, persia, arabia

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Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
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Time: 7th century
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The Message (1976)
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Story: The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah".
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Conquest 1453 (2012)
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The Message (1976)
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