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Abu 'Amr Uways al-Qarani (Arabic: أبو عمرو أويس القرني) (b. 30 BH/592 - d. 37 AH/657), was one the noblemen of Tabi'un and is known as the example of asceticism and piety. After the demise of the Prophet (s) he was one of the close companions of Imam 'Ali (a). He was martyred in the Battle of Siffin against Mu'awiyya. His shrine in Syria became mostly destructed by Salafi groups in 1434/2013.

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