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Muscat, Oman

immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. Demographics and Role in the Persian Gulf The size of the Al-Lawati population cannot be determined precisely, but is estimated to be approximately 50,000. Most reside in Muscat (Muscat, Oman), the capital of Oman, but some live on the coast of Al-Batina. Some Lawati families reside elsewhere in the Persian Gulf region such as Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. - 28 February – 2 March 1979 Oman Muscat (Muscat, Oman) '''André Pereira dos Reis''' was a Portuguese (Portugal) captain, pilot, and cartographer. A native of Goa, he was engaged in the wars against the Arabs, serving in the fleets of fortress of Portuguese India. In 1647, he was knighted (knight). He was blamed for the loss of Muscat (Muscat, Oman) (1650). The '''Indian School Al-Ghubra (ISG)''' is an independent (independent school), co-educational (mixed-sex education) private day school located in the city of Muscat (Muscat, Oman) in the Sultanate of Oman. The educational establishment was founded in July 1990 by Indian born Omani businessman Dr. P. Muhammad Ali, who is the Managing Director of Galfar Engineering and Contracting, one of the largest construction companies in Oman. The students of the school are organised in 4 Houses, which compete against each other in intra-school tournaments, which include sporting, quizzing etc. The houses are named after significantly famous places in Oman. The houses are Muscat (Muscat, Oman) House, Nizwa House, Sohar House, and Sur (Sur, Oman) House. The Merchant Vessel (w:Cargo ship) (MV) Doulos, listed in the Guinness World Records (w:Guinness Book of Records) as the world's oldest active ocean-going passenger ship, has docked in the port of Muscat (w:Muscat, Oman), Sultanate of Oman (w:Oman) this week. The ship was built in 1914, two years after the Titanic (w:RMS Titanic), but unlike the more famous luxury liner, Doulos has over 90 years of safe sailing to her credit. This "Grand Old Lady of the Sea" has undergone several periods of rebuilding and expansion throughout the 20th century and sailed under three different names, before being purchased by a Christian missionary group, Operation Mobilisation (OM), in 1977 and converted for their use.


Riyadh

literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. Today Fulbright & Jaworski represents businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals in all types of legal matters. The firm has 11 U.S. offices in Houston, New York, Washington, D.C., Austin (Austin, Texas), Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri) and San Antonio, and six international offices in Beijing, London, Hong Kong, Munich, Dubai and Riyadh. The international offices are involved in matters involving international commerce, including the European Union and its body of international law; the economic development of emerging countries in Asia and elsewhere; and representation of international clients in the United States. - 17–20 February 1979 Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Dhahran Dmoz:Regional Middle East Saudi Arabia Localities Riyadh Commons:Category:RiyadhWikipedia:Riyadh


Abu Dhabi

and tropical forest on the coast of the Caspian Sea. West Asian cuisine (Middle Eastern cuisine) is a fusion of Turkish (Turkish cuisine), Arabian (Arabian cuisine), North African (North African cuisine) and Persian cuisine. It is immensely rich and diverse. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. - 24–27 February 1979 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, Dubai Emir Zayed (Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan) - - 24–25 November 2010 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Emir Khalifa (Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan) - - style "background:#ddd;" Abu Dhabi


Doha

West Asian cuisine is a fusion of Turkish (Turkish cuisine), Arabian (Arabian cuisine), North African (North African cuisine) and Persian cuisine. It is immensely rich and diverse. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. - Doha WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


Amman

. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. - 26–30 March 1984 Jordan Amman, Petra, Aqaba WikiPedia:Amman Dmoz:Regional Middle East Jordan Localities Amman Commons:Category:Amman


Ljubljana

Among other IYA activities she initiated and organized exhibition of astro-photographies ''From Earth to the Universe'' at Jakopič promenade in the Tivoli Park (Tivoli Park (Ljubljana)) in Ljubljana, Travelling exhibition ''From Earth to the Universe'', Open door days at Astronomical and Geophysical Observatory Golovec (Astronomsko geofizikalni observatorij Golovec) (AGO


Turkmenistan

Eastern cuisine West Asian cuisine is a fusion of Turkish (Turkish cuisine), Arabian (Arabian cuisine), North African (North African cuisine) and Persian cuisine. It is immensely rich and diverse. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. Central Asia Central Asia is deemed to consist of the five former Soviet Socialist Republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included. The predominant religion in Central Asia is Islam. Central Asia has a long rich history mainly based on its historic position on the famous Silk Road. It has been conquered by Mongols, Persians (Persian people), Tatars, Russians, Sarmatian and thus has a very distinct, vibrant culture. The culture is influenced by Chinese (Chinese people), South Asian, Persian (Persian people), Arabian, Turkish (Turkish people), Russian (Russian people), Sarmatian and Mongolian cultures. The people of the steppes of Central Asia have historically been nomadic people but a unifying state was established in Central Asia in the 16th century: The Kazakh Khanate. In November 2008, a Wikipedia:Turkmenistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Turkmenistan commons:category:Turkmenistan


Oman

. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. File:Idli Sambar.JPG Tamil cuisine is popular in South India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia. File:Kabsa.jpg Kabsa also called Majboos, famous in Saudia Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman , Bahrain, and United Arab Emirates - 28 February – 2 March 1979 Oman Muscat (Muscat, Oman) WikiPedia:Oman Dmoz:Regional Middle East Oman Commons:Category:Oman


Qatar

cuisine North African and Persian cuisine. It is immensely rich and diverse. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. File:Idli Sambar.JPG Tamil cuisine is popular in South India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia. File:Kabsa.jpg Kabsa also called Majboos, famous in Saudia Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman , Bahrain, and United Arab Emirates The '''Embassy of Qatar''' in Washington, D.C. houses Qatar's diplomatic mission to the United States. The chancery (chancery (diplomacy)) is located at 2555 M Street NW (M Street (Washington, D.C.)) on the western edge of the West End (West End, Washington, DC) near the Georgetown (Georgetown, Washington, D.C.) neighborhood. Wikipedia:Qatar Dmoz:Regional Middle East Qatar Commons:Category:Qatar


Bahrain

and tropical forest on the coast of the Caspian Sea. West Asian cuisine (Middle Eastern cuisine) is a fusion of Turkish (Turkish cuisine), Arabian (Arabian cuisine), North African (North African cuisine) and Persian cuisine. It is immensely rich and diverse. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. **Ahmadiyya Islam: Pakistan, Bangladesh, India. **Shia Islam: largely to specific Iran, Azerbaijan, parts of Iraq, Bahrain, parts of Afghanistan, parts of India, parts of Pakistan. **Sunni Islam: dominant in the rest of the regions mentioned above. File:Idli Sambar.JPG Tamil cuisine is popular in South India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia. File:Kabsa.jpg Kabsa also called Majboos, famous in Saudia Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman , Bahrain, and United Arab Emirates Demographics and Role in the Persian Gulf The size of the Al-Lawati population cannot be determined precisely, but is estimated to be approximately 50,000. Most reside in Muscat (Muscat, Oman), the capital of Oman, but some live on the coast of Al-Batina. Some Lawati families reside elsewhere in the Persian Gulf region such as Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. - 14–17 February 1979 Bahrain Emir Isa (Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah) - - Bahrain


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