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Synonyms for Hejaz

a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea

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The alleged attacker, Abu Ishaq Jizani, is reported to have been associated with the Islamic State's Wilayat al-Hijaz faction.
6 suicide bombing attack, ISIS identified the unit responsible as being its new branch "for the Wilayat al-Hijaz".
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) said the rehabilitation process includes launching a tourist reception center, a museum at Al-Hijaz railway station and new corridors and the refurbishment of the Islamic citadel.
He said that they believed they would be staying at the Al-Hijaz Palace in Mecca and had been promised the accommodation was of a "good standard with all the facilities."
Also escorted by Prince Turki Al-Faisal and Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi ambassador to the united Kingdom, the British delegation paid visits to Al-Khuraibah historical site, Al-Hajar (Maden Saleh's key site and the first Saudi site on the UNESCO world legacy list, Al-Sham (The Levant) Hajj route museum at the Islamic Castle, Al-Hijaz railway museum, visitors center, and the heritage village in Al-Ula, and enjoyed seeing a men folk dance band performance by Al-Ula residents.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Eight citizens were killed and other 50 were injured by an explosive device in al-Hijaz Square in Damascus on Wednesday.
Al-Dostour Party was organizing more marches from Hadayeq Al-Qoba, Matareya, Al-Hijaz Squares and Ain Shams.
The Kitab amply refers to al-arab in general and to specific tribes (the Banu Tamim stands out), regions (especially ahl al-Hijaz), and cities (Kufa, Mecca, Medina) for attesting language use.
This was Hezbollah al-Hijaz, known also as Saudi Hezbollah and Ansar Khat al-Imam (Followers of Imam Khomeini).
A group calling itself Hizbullah al-Hijaz claimed responsibility for the attack.
As with earlier works by Emerson, critics are likely to respond that the book is marred by portraying every single one of these groups as dangerous to the United States when many are better understood as opponents of Israel that, however violent, have arisen in response to Israeli policies in the Occupied Territories and Lebanon, and by conflating organizations whose links are tenuous at best, such as Hizballah al-Hijaz, accused of carrying out the Khobar Towers bombing of 1996, and the Lebanese Hizballah, founded to resist the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon in the 1980s.
Al-Hijaz Road is constructed to divide the complex from the west to the east, with buildings along the sides, ranging from 20-60 floors each.
Al-Mughassel then was identified as a "commander in Hizbullah al-Hijaz" - meaning he became in charge of the western part of Saudi Arabia where Islam's holiest cities, Makkah and Madina, are located.
Recently, the numbers of those who visit al-Rabweh considerably increased after the General Establishment of Syrian Railways (al-Hijaz Railway) run its first excursion train trip between al-Rabweh and Dummar on the outskirts of Damascus after a halt since 2010.