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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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Nasr, "A report on some marine algae collected from the vicinity of Alexandria," Notes and Memoirs 36, Fouad I Institute of Hydrobiology and Fisheries, Government Press, Bulaq, Cairo, Egypt, 1940.
The earliest Egyptian antiquities law is the Decree of 16th May 1883, (141) which nationalised and made inalienable all objects within the Bulaq Museum.
Napoleon received it from the Egyptian Customs Director at Bulaq seeking the general's help to recover debts owed to the customs office.
They poured into the square from the various boulevards connecting it to its venerable surrounding neighborhoods--Garden City, Wast al-Balad (downtown), Bab al-Louq, Bulaq, and Zamalek across the Qasr al-Nil Bridge--thus repurposing the Haussmannian axes as a network of active linkages.
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.
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.
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').
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.
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.