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Safi

Safi may refer to:

  • Ghor as-Safi or simply as-Safi, town in Jordan near the south end of the Dead Sea and at the mouth of Wadi Hasa
  • Safi Airways, an Afghan Airline based in Dubai
  • Safi, Morocco
  • Safi of Persia, a Safavid Shah of Iran
  • Safi, Malta, a local council on Malta
  • Safi (given name), an Arabic name
  • Safi (medicine), an Unani herbal medicine
  • Safi (Pashtun tribe)
  • Omid Safi, an Iranian-American writer
  • Pasta Zara-Cogeas, an UCI women's cycling team. Formerly named:
    • Safi
    • Safi-Pasta Zara Manhattan
    • Safi-Pasta Zara Titanedi
    • Safi-Pasta Zara
  • Safi ( rabbitfish), a type of fish found in the Persian Gulf
  • , a German cargo ship in service 1956-60

Safi (medicine)

Safi is a Unani medicine which claims to be a blood-purifier. It is produced by Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) in Ghaziabad India, as well as in Pakistan and in Bangladesh. According to the package, it "corrects the digestive system, relieves constipation, prevents and cures boils, pimples, and skin eruptions."

In August 2005 the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency of the United Kingdom Department of Health reported that samples of Safi contained high levels of arsenic. The next month Health Canada issued a warning that Safi was "found to contain arsenic levels in excess of 40 times the maximum allowable concentration for drugs" and people who had used the product were told to contact their physician. The products had never been authorized for sale in Canada, but authorities suspect they may have been sold there, and they had been for sale in USA. Products had been not allowed to enter Canada and Australia.

Safi (given name)

Safi is a masculine name of Arabic origin meaning "pure." It is often employed by Afghans as a "last name" to refer to their tribal lineage within the Safi tribe, a Gharghasht sub-tribe based in north-eastern Afghanistan and the Tribal Areas of Pakistan such as Mohmand and Bajaur Agency. Feminine forms are Safa, Safia, Saphia, Safiyyah.

Safi (Pashtun tribe)

'''Safi ''' ( sāpay; plur. ساپي sāpi) is a major branch of the greater Ghurghakhti Pashtun tribe. The Safi tribe comprises a majority in the Pech Valley of Kunar and are present in significant numbers in Parwan Province, Kapisa Province, Kabul Province, Laghman Province, Nuristan Province and the whole of Kunar Province.A reasonable majority of those who were living on the Durand Line migrated since 1900 into the different urban and rural areas of khyber Pakhtoonkhwa particularly, Peshawar, Charsadda, Mardan, Nowshehra, Swabi.A large number also settled in Rawalpindi, Tarnol, Lahore. They are also present in large number in Mohmand, Bajaur Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and in Zhob District, Balochistan, Pakistan.