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  • n. Plural form of kunya.

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  • We shall not speak as they do, nor shall we adopt their kunyas.

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  • Throughout the rest of the judge's opinion, further attempts by the government to prove that Uthman was a bodyguard for bin Laden, that he trained in an al-Qaeda camp and was present at the battle of Tora Bora (where al-Qaeda and the Taliban fought the U.S. military and its Afghan proxies in November and December 2001) are bedeviled with identifications based on a photograph and a variety of kunyas (nicknames) that Judge Kennedy found unconvincing.

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  • The 9/11 conspirators also awarded themselves kunyas, Islamic honorific names, which often referred to figures from Islam’s heroic early history.

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  • Throughout the rest of the judge's opinion, further attempts by the government to prove that Uthman was a bodyguard for bin Laden, that he trained in an al-Qaeda camp and was present at the battle of Tora Bora (where al-Qaeda and the Taliban fought the US military and its Afghan proxies in November and December 2001) are bedeviled with identifications based on a photograph and a variety of kunyas (nicknames) that Judge Kennedy found unconvincing.

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