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(the property of F. Krenkow of Leicester) appears to represent one of the recensions mentioned by Muhammad an-Nadim in the ''Fihrist'' (p. 68), to which reference has been made above. Hanan al-Shaykh's family background is that of a strict Shi'a family. Her father and brother exerted strict social control over her during her childhood and adolescence. She attended the Almillah primary school for Muslim girls where she received a traditional education for Muslim girls, before continuing her

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. Extant examples indicate that they were mounted into the bands of cloth that were used to wrap the bodies. Almost all have now been detached from the mummies. Examples still attached are in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo and the British Museum They usually depict a single person, showing the head, or head and upper chest, viewed frontally. In terms of artistic tradition, the images clearly derive more from Graeco-Roman (Ancient Roman art) traditions than Egyptian ones

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kids Lara and Seif, and Amir has Adam and Gebriel. Ibrahim is credited for playing a leading role in the revival of Egypt's contemporary research-based civil society movement. For most of his professional career Saad Eddin Ibrahim was a professor of sociology at the American University in Cairo. He is the founder of both the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies in Cairo and the Arab Organization for Human Rights. He is married to Barbara Lethem Ibrahim, director

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to be a junior intelligence officer. Temple-Raston, Dina. "The Jihad Next Door", 2007. p. 83 When tasked to infiltrate a mosque with ties to Hezbollah, he simply informed the leadership he was an American spy intending to collect information; since a loyal American spy was also in the congregation, he reported Mohamed's bizarre behaviour to the CIA, who dismissed him and sought to ban him from entering the United States. ref name "lack"

; Ironically however, he was simply picked up by the Special Forces (Special Forces (United States Army)) in the American army, who sent him to the Special Warfare school and encouraged him to pursue a doctorate in Islamic Studies and teach courses on the Middle East. thumb right Fresco (File:Arabischer Maler um 730 002.jpg) from Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbî, Syria, Ummayad caliphs Palace, built in the early 7th century Arabic

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of notes from all of his travels formed a ten-volume work called the ''Seyahatname'' (Book of Travels). He lived by his wits, providing religious knowledge and entertainment to Ottoman grandees. * Milan, Italy, since 1971

; He escaped exile in 1899 and made his way to Paris where he began to emerge as a staunch advocate of Turkish (Turkish people) nationalism. He returned to Russia in 1903 and began to write extensively on the topic. He garnered most attention for his 1904 work ''Üç Tarz-ı Siyaset'' (Three Policies), which was originally printed in the Cairo-based magazine ''Turk''. The work called on Turks to abandon the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire and instead to turn wholly to their Turkish

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Song (Rigobert Song) stadium Cairo International Stadium, Cairo attendance 76,000 referee Divine Evehe ( Fédération Camerounaise de Football Cameroon


tollfree fax hours price content The largest independent cultural centre in Cairo, offers concerts almost every night. *


when available. In November 1948, the Type 175 design was revised again to accommodate 74 passengers and a longer span wing in a contemplated long-range version aimed at long-haul Empire and transatlantic routes rather than the medium haul Empire routes originally planned. Taylor 1982, pp. 33—34. On reflection, BOAC decided that only a Proteus-engined aircraft was worth working on, necessitating a further redesign with Bristol eliminating the Centaurus option. Senior figures within BOAC such as the Deputy Chairman Whitney Straight, however, considered the Proteus engine to be "an obsolete contraption". Gunn 1988, p. 22. Despite the BOAC's desire to have a turboprop engine, the Type 175 project was contingent on the Proteus passing a 150 hour Type Test. Carvell 2005, p. 70. Representing Hamas internationally Mashal was a vocal critic of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, often refusing to follow directives issued by the PA regarding ceasefires with Israel. Mashal was considered a key force behind this policy, along with Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. Mashal attended Arafat's funeral, alongside the Saudi royal family (House of Saud), in Cairo, Egypt, on November 12, 2004. On June 18, 2008, Israel announced a bilateral ceasefire with Hamas which formally began on June 19, 2008. The agreement was reached after talks between the two camps were conducted with Egyptian mediators in Cairo. As part of the ceasefire, Israel has agreed to resume limited commercial shipping across its border with Gaza, barring any breakdown of the tentative peace deal, and Hamas hinted that it would discuss the release of Shalit. Middle East Israel agrees to Gaza ceasefire. BBC News (2008-06-18). Retrieved on 2011-08-17. However, on July 29, 2008, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas voiced his strong opposition to the release of 40 Hamas members of the Palestinian parliament in exchange for Shalit. Uri Blau. Abbas vows to dismantle PA if Israel frees Hamas prisoners for Shalit ''Ha'aretz''. 2008-07-30. On October 2, 2009, after the swap of 20 Palestinian prisoners for a proof-of-life video, Khaled Mashal vowed to capture more soldiers. Service, Haaretz. (2010-08-21) Hamas vows to try to kidnap more IDF soldiers – Haaretz Daily Newspaper Israel News. Retrieved on 2011-08-17. Subsequent sessions were held in Cairo (1965), Gaza (1966), Cairo (1968 – 1977), Damascus (1979 – 1981), Algiers (1983), Amman (1984), Algiers (1988), Gaza (1996 and 1998), Ramallah (2009) The parliament of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) elected on Thursday six new members to its executive body. PNC Convenes in Ramallah Wednesday to Select PLO Exec. Committee Members Couric led CBS News' coverage of the 2006 midterm elections, the 2008 Presidential election and conventions, and 2010 midterm elections. Couric was the first network anchor on the ground in Port au Prince after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. After the BP oil spill Couric anchored from the Gulf Coast weekly and brought much attention to the disaster. She reported from Cairo's Tahrir Square during the Egyptian Revolution in 2011. In April 2011, she led CBS News' coverage from London for the Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton. Nabta Playa thumb 222px left Nabta Playa Nabta (Image:Nabta.gif) megalith Nabta Playa at the southwest corner of the western Egyptian desert was once a large lake in the Nubian Desert, located 500 miles south of modern-day Cairo.

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, 346, 357, 368, 379. New York: Dover Publications, 1956. ISBN 0-486-20351-4. *Zohar 3:42a–52a. Spain, late 13th century. Reprinted in, e.g., ''The Zohar''. Translated by Harry Sperling and Maurice Simon. 5 vols. London: Soncino Press, 1934. Later career After the fall of the Ottoman Empire Kawthari moved to Cairo, then Sham, then returned to Cairo where he edited and brought back into circulation countless classical

books of fiqh, hadith, and usul. From Living Islam by G.F. Haddad '''Gilbert Sinoué''' (born 18 February 1947 in Cairo, Egypt) is a classically trained guitarist and author who has lived in France since the age of 19. He has won major French literary awards for his books, which are written in French (French (language)). Many of his historical novels have become bestsellers. * Egypt ** Cairo - Cairo

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*Dubai, United Arab Emirates In the 1976 Summer Olympics she became the first ever woman to participate in a shooting event at the Olympics, as shooting was open to both sexes until 1992. She won a silver medal at the 2001 world championships in Cairo, Egypt in the trap event. She finished 9th in the 2000 Summer Olympics and 6th in the 2004 Summer Olympics in women's trap shooting. By comparison to most other Arab capitals, Beirut is more westernized and more socially liberal. Compared to Damascus, Cairo, and Baghdad, and especially in contrast to such cities as Riyadh, Beirut is more tolerant with regard to relations between men and women, and also with regard to homosexuality. While gay sex is technically illegal, Beirut has a number of gay bars and nightclubs, in addition to two LGBT rights organizations, namely Helem and Meem. . birth_date


'''Cairo''' ( it was founded in AD 969. Nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets (Minaret)" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life. Cairo was founded by Jawhar al-Siqilli "The Sicilian",among the Fatimid dynasty (Fatimids) in the 10th century CE, but the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo is also associated with Ancient Egypt as it is close to the ancient cities of Memphis (Memphis, Egypt), Giza and Fustat which are near the Great Sphinx (Great Sphinx of Giza) and the pyramids of Giza (Giza Necropolis).

Egyptians today often refer to Cairo as '' (Belal Fadl frees himself to write ''Ahl Eskendereyya'' (the People of Alexandria) after ''Ahl Kayro'' (the People of Cairo)) It is also called ''Umm al-Dunya'', meaning "the mother of the world". Hedges, Chris. "What's Doing in Cairo," ''New York Times.'' January 8, 1995.

Cairo has the oldest and largest film and music industries in the Arab world, as well as the world's second-oldest institution of higher learning, al-Azhar University. Many international media, businesses, and organizations have regional headquarters in the city; the Arab League has had its headquarters in Cairo for most of its existence.

With a population of 6.76 million

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