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Synonyms for Cairo

a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers

the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa

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The collection began in 1863 in Mariette's Bulaq Museum, then moved to Giza, and finally funded the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, opened in 1902.
In Bulaq, a poor neighbourhood of Cairo where anti-government protesters battled riot police just over a week earlier, Mohamed Abdel Rahman, a 37-year-old clothing salesman, said he was ready to give the government a chance to keep its promises.
Bulaq Misr: al-Matba'ah al-Kubra al-Amiriyah, 1886-89.
This new edition uses the Husain Haddawy 1990 translation of Muhsin Mahdi's 1984 edition, itself based on the surviving fourteenth-century manuscript, along with the Bulaq edition of 1835 (for 'The Story of Sindbad the Sailor').
Near the end of the novel, Nikolai is living in Tunis, wearing a blue gandurah and a red Arabian chechia; later he visits Egypt where he does research at the museum of Bulaq and sits in front of the Sphinx: 'Yes, yes, Nikolai Apollonovich has been engulfed by Egypt.
Haddawy notes how the Mardrus translation, in particular, was based upon the exceptionally "corrupt" Bulaq and Calcutta editions, and he spends several pages detailing the faults of Burton's, not only in terms of accuracy, but also in terms of the Englishman's tendency towards salacious and exoticizing Orientalism (xxii-xxv).
We should bear in mind that after early experiments in Istanbul and the monasteries of Lebanon, Middle Eastern printing only truly began with the founding of Abbas Mirza's Persian press in Tabriz in 1817 and Muhammad 'Ali's Bulaq Press in Cairo in 1820.
Sirva como ejemplo la descripcion que Gaston Maspero, director del Museo Bulaq en El Cairo, que excavo en los cementerios de Akhmin desde 1884, comento para un periodico ingles:
The infamous video clip dates back to 2006 when police officer Islam Nabih arrested the victim, a young man in the poor Cairo neighborhood of Bulaq, who was known for challenging police officers and standing up against their harsh methods.
Ismail begins his study by situating the new popular quarter of Bulaq in both physical and symbolic terms.
In response, the Egyptian government slapped two of the police officers from the Bulaq al-Dakrur station into prison.
In 1986 and 1996, migrants originating from the Governorate of Sohag formed the demographically largest migrant community of Giza and tended to cluster in specific areas such as Bulaq ed-Dakrur, [?
Reprinted in 1970 from Bulaq, edition Sader Publishing House Beirut, Lebanon.