Cairo

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treatment programs

of Medicine MD degree from Ain Shams University, then pursued Western-style psychiatric training in Beirut under World Health Organization auspices in 1965. At that time, the kingdom's approach to people with severe and persistent mental illness was overwhelmingly custodial. Appointed director of Shehar Mental Hospital in Taif, Dr. El-Rady undertook to organize formal treatment programs. He expanded this campaign when given charge of all psychiatric units in Saudi Arabia in the early


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al-Islamiyya that had killed 240, and the patience of the Egyptian public had run short. "Little Shayma's death captured people's emotions as nothing else had" and "when her coffin was borne through the streets of Cairo, people cried, 'Terrorism is the enemy of God!'" A harsh police crackdown followed and 280 EIJ members were arrested, with 6 eventually given a death sentence. Wright, Lawrence, ''Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9 11,'' by Lawrence Wright


attitude characteristic

of the Middle East, in contrast to the hands-off attitude characteristic of the prewar period.... The United States had to face and define its policy in all three sectors that provided the root causes of American interests in the region: the Soviet (Soviet Union) threat, the birth of Israel (United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine), and petroleum.”


played music

, 10, began boarding at the City of London Freemen's School in Surrey. Strummer rarely saw his parents during the next seven years. He developed a love of rock music listening to records by Little Richard and The Beach Boys as well as American folk-singer Woody Guthrie (Strummer would even go by the nickname "Woody" for a few years). Strummer would later say that "the reason he played music was the Beach Boys." The Playlist Special – Sean Lennon, ''Rolling Stone'' Youth & early career Young Janez was raised in the small town of Kisovec in the municipality of Zagorje ob Savi, where his father Viktor was the local mine chief and his mother Silva was a homemaker. Drnovšek graduated at the University of Ljubljana with a degree in economics in 1973. Meanwhile, he worked as an intern at a Le Havre bank. In 1975, at the age of 25, he became chief financial officer at SGP Beton Zagorje, a construction company. Two years later he became, for one year, an economic adviser at the Yugoslav (Yugoslavia) embassy in Cairo, Egypt. He defended his master's thesis in 1981, and in 1986, he defended his Ph.D. dissertation in 1986 at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Maribor. In 1982, he became head of the local branch of Ljubljana Bank in his home region of the Central Sava Valley (


establishing field

In 1950 the Foundation mounted a major program of virus research, establishing field laboratories in Poona, India; Port of Spain, Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago); Belém, Brazil; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Ibadan, Nigeria; and Cali, Colombia.


world taking

November 2011 * The Black Death breaks out in Cairo. * Estimation: Hangzhou in Mongolian (Mongol Empire) China becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Cairo, capital of Mamluk Egypt (Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)). Geography at about.com * A de-facto truce is observed between England and France until 1355. All Jewish aviation assets were placed under

is imprisoned for several years in Cairo until a ransom is paid by King John I of Castile. * October &ndash; Margaret I of Denmark becomes Regent of Denmark after the death of her father Valdemar IV. * A Muslim prince of Nubian royal blood ascends the throne of Dongola as king (History of Sudan (Coming of Islam to the Turkiyah)). * Estimation: Cairo, capital of Mamluk Egypt (Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)) becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Hangzhou


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a head bandage on the Suez Canal became a famous symbol of Israeli military prowess. Alexandria was founded around a small pharaonic (Ancient Egypt) town ''c.'' 331 BC by Alexander the Great. It remained Egypt's capital for nearly a thousand years, until the Muslim conquest of Egypt in AD 641, when a new capital was founded at Fustat (Fustat was later absorbed into Cairo). Alexandria was known because of its Lighthouse of Alexandria (''Pharos''), one of the '' Seven Wonders


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of these pyramids, while a higher quality of limestone quarried at Tura (Tura (Egypt)) (near modern Cairo) was used as the outer casing. Granite, quarried near Aswan, was used to construct some architectural elements, including the portcullis (a type of gate) and the roofs and walls of the burial chamber. Occasionally, granite was used in the outer casing as well, such as in the Pyramid of Menkaure. In the early pyramids, the layers of stone (called ''courses'') forming the pyramid body

Cairo

'''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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