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On a hoof and a gallop

Horses are majestic animals but I saw how good looking and graceful they are when I had an opportunity to be present during a training session at the police stables in Bahrain. 123 more words

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Yemen PM congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on election win

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

SANAA – Yemeni Prime Minister Mohamed Salim Basindawa on Tuesday congratulated Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for recent gains by the latter’s Justice and Development (AK) Party in Turkey’s local elections. 81 more words

Islamic History

Anti-US drone organization founded in Yemen

Wed Apr 2, 2014

A new organization has been founded in Yemen, seeking to bring an end to the deadly US drone program in the country, Press TV reports. 284 more words

Islamic History

Bodies pile up as Huthis push towards Yemen capital

2014-03-13

SANAA – Six Shiite rebels and two soldiers were killed near Sanaa on Thursday as Huthis continue to push south towards the Yemeni capital, tribal and security sources said. 185 more words

Islamic History

In Qatar, migrant workers paid to be sports 'fans'

December 17, 2014

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The men grappled with each other to board the quickly filling bus. Others wriggled in through the windows, scaling the outside, using the large wheels as footholds and leaving scuff-marks on the white exterior with their shoes. 947 more words

Islamic History

In Qatar, migrant workers paid to be sports 'fans'

December 17, 2014

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The men grappled with each other to board the quickly filling bus. Others wriggled in through the windows, scaling the outside, using the large wheels as footholds and leaving scuff-marks on the white exterior with their shoes. 947 more words

Atmariar Gulf

Arabic script before Islam: questions

The following considerations are based on Prof. Laila Nehmé’s presentation (Leiden, Dec 9th, 2014) 

Recently the University of Leiden has organised a study day on the Qur’anic text… 871 more words

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