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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.
Eight citizens were killed and others were injured when militants blew up an explosive device planted 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.
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.
Walking Against Traffic" focuses on tourism in the Middle East during the Moslem month of Al-Hijaz, when pilgrims travel to Mecca.
The accompanied exhibition of the 1st Archeology Convention hosted in the Riyadh National Museum premises include, Restored national antiquities from home and abroad, Exhibition of modern archaeological discoveries in the kingdom, Attention and care of the kings of the Kingdom to the Antiquities and National Heritage of the Kingdom (in partnership with the King Abdul-Aziz Dara), Photographer's exhibition on the renovation project of the Al-Hijaz railway station in Madinah in partnership with Al Turath Foundation, Saudi Geological Survey exhibition, the Commemorative stamps exhibition, Historic photos exhibition, Pioneers of archeological exhibition, Specialized antiquities books exhibition, Handicraft exhibition, and the Fine arts exhibition.
Another shell fell on a car parking behind al-Hijaz Station, injuring 3 citizens.
23, 1933, King Abdul Aziz proclaimed the regions under his political and administrative control, including Al-Hijaz that he had already regained in 1925, as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In an embodiment of the solid national unity among the Syrian people, people of Damascus of all spectrums flocked to the squares of Saba Bahrat and al-Hijaz, carrying national flags and chanting slogans calling for standing as one and working together to confront the challenges facing their country.
What differentiates Al-Hijaz from the rest of the world is that it is a country that was not exhausted by dictatorship.
al-'Umari, Al-Hiraf wa al-Sina'at fi al-Hijaz fi 'Asr Rasul Allah (Riyadh: 'A.
In 1516-17 he took the entire Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt, including al-Sham (Greater Syria), al-Hijaz, Tihama (the Red Sea coastal plain of Arabia from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Bab al-Mandab Strait, and Egypt.
Al-Zoubi pointed out that Saudi Arabia is now funding attacks on the Syrian army which once entered Hafr al-Baten area during the invasion of Kuwait to protect the people of Najd and al-Hijaz, saying that this is how Saudi Arabia repays the Syrian army.