pay allegiance

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Three days to the election, some of my party members went to pay allegiance to another party, accepted money from them and said that I I had stepped down, which they didn't discuss with me before doing.
Not only did Jowlani refuse to pay allegiance to Baghdadi, who had proclaimed himself as the "Caliph of all Muslims in the world", he accelerated JaN's war with ISIS in Syria.
A woman, who was active on social networks by establishing contacts with people from various countries and Tunisians from the governorates of Sidi Bouzid and Kairouan, urging them to pay allegiance to Daesh and join its ranks, was arrested in Sfax and her computer was seized.
But by then, JaN had left ISIS as Baghdad refused to pay allegiance to al-Qaeda Central (AQC) leader Dr Ayman al-Zawahiri - successor of bin Laden who was killed in Pakistan by US commandoes on May 2, 2011.
Both the Afghan and Pakistani chapters of the Taliban have refused to pay allegiance to the "caliphate" proclaimed in 2014 by the ISIS leader and "caliph" Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi.
He said people of all ages from across the country came to pay allegiance to the country's leaders, which is "proof" that Saudis are united in supporting the government.
He pointed out that "If it happens he will announce firm rejection of any participation for those who love us, al-Sadr, "stressing that" the word to swear allegiance forms a clear violation, it is exclusively to the infallible, and one like me does not pay allegiance to one like him.
A local armed group, identifying themselves as the Caliphate Soldiers, claimed for this crime, saying they did that to pay allegiance to IS.
an refuses to pay allegiance to Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS "Caliph of All the Muslims" (see Baghdadi's profile below and news7TurkVsSaudAug18-14).
It demanded that all Muslims pay allegiance to its "Caliph Ibrahim" - reference to an ex-Saddam soldier whose nom de guerre was Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi.
It conveyed that the government would be willing to talk to anyone who will lay down arms, and pay allegiance to the constitution of Pakistan.
The Brotherhood movement thought that by dominating Egypt, it could secure similar dominance and spread its influence in other Arab states using a complicated network of followers and so-called charities that pay allegiance to the movement's Supreme Guide.