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Funeral of Hamas Security Forces in Gaza
Members of Hamas security forces stand guard outside al-Awdah mosque during the funeral of Hamas policemen who were killed during the clashes in Rafah in the southern Gaza August 15, 2009. a day after clashes between Hamas and a radical Islamist sect. Abdul Latif Musa of Jund Ansar Allah (Soldiers of the Partisans of God) was among 24 people killed and 130 wounded after Hamas police stormed a Gaza mosque when he declared an Islamic emirate in the Palestinian enclave, medics said. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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Abdul Latif (Arabic: عبد اللطيف ‎) is a Muslim male given name and, in modern usage, surname. It is built from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Latif. The name means "servant of the All-gentle", Al-Latīf being one of the names of God in the Qur'an, which give rise to the Muslim theophoric names.

The letter a of the al- is unstressed, and can be transliterated by almost any vowel, often by e. So the first part can appear as Abdel, Abdul or Abd-al. The second part may appear as Latif, Lateef or in other ways. The whole name is subject to variable spacing and hyphenation.

It may refer to:

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