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Akbar, known as Akbar the Great, was Mughal Emperor from 1556 until his death. He was the third and greatest ruler of the Mughal Dynasty in India. Akbar succeeded his father, Humayun, under a regent, Bairam Khan, who helped the young emperor expand and consolidate Mughal domains in India. A strong personality and a successful general, Akbar gradually enlarged the Mughal Empire to include nearly all of the Indian Subcontinent north of the Godavari river. His power and influence, however, extended over the entire country because of Mughal military, political, cultural, and economic dominance. To unify the vast Mughal state, Akbar established a centralised system of administration throughout his empire and adopted a policy of conciliating conquered rulers through marriage and diplomacy. In order to preserve peace and order in a religiously and culturally diverse empire, he adopted policies that won him the support of his non-Muslim subjects. Eschewing tribal bonds and Islamic state identity, Akbar strived to unite far-flung lands of his realm through loyalty, expressed through a Persianised culture, to himself as an emperor who had near-divine status.
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I said that to myself: 'Allahu Akbar, help us so there is no bloodshed,'.
The gunmen attacked the hotel with AK-47s and launched rockets while they yelled, 'Allahu Akbar,'.
I saw them buried alive, they were yelling 'Allah Akbar! (God is great!) before being slowly buried.
Around 5.30 am, we heard them screaming 'Allah Akbar' (God is Great). Then some of them burst into the mosque and started shooting.
No doubt they were Boko Haram members because they were chanting Allahu akbar (God is great) while shooting at people and torching houses.
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