Hijaz


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Synonyms for Hijaz

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

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Barsbay had come to realize that the stability of the Hijaz and his access to the transit trade depended on the Meccan sharif's autonomy and control of factions in the Hijaz.
The Sharif dreamed of replacing the Ottoman Empire with an Arab one that went beyond the confines of his homeland, the Hijaz, with its holy cities of Mecca and Medina.
Richard Hughes was always handy on Peter Chapple-Hyam's String Quartet, who took the lead halfway up the straight before being passed by Olivier Peslier and Hijaz.
US-educated Sami from the Hijaz criticised the tenets of bokra, inshallah and maleish (tomorrow, god willing and never mind) that govern Saudi business practice.
His writings on the Great Arab Revolt include "The Arab Movement", "Lawrence and Arabs" (an Arabic point of view) - translated into several languages, "Historic Correspondence", "War in Hijaz 1916 - 1918".
Even if it is located in the relatively open Hijaz, along the Red Sea city of Thuwal, which lies about 80 kilometres north of Jeddah, a key ingredient to its success must surely be unfettered access to information.
The Sayyed Fadlallah emphasized the need to maintain "the stability and security of the Arab and Muslim World, especially the Hijaz region," in reference to an area renowned for its historical and religious heritage in Saudi Arabia.
Faisal Aqtab Siddiqi, who sits on tribunals at the UK's first official sharia court at the Hijaz College, in Nuneaton, said: "Under sharia law a decision is given credence in the eyes of God.
Remote and unfamiliar locations feature strongly, with the collection concentrating on the people and places of the Hijaz, Najd, al-Hasa, Ha'il and the north, Asir, Najran and the Tihamah, to illustrate a way of life now all but completely gone.
Children used to complain about how they don't have enough fun on Eid because of the huge crowds at the Corniche, but visiting the historical area and the Eid festival has changed their thinking," she said, adding that she wished it will continue throughout the year so people could enjoy the rich history and culture of the Hijaz.
A complete maqam concert is known as fasl - chapter - and is named after the first maqam: bayat, hijaz, rast, nawa, or husayni.
The tribunal, which runs alongside the British legal system, was set up by scholars and lawyers at Hijaz College Islamic University in Watling Street, Nuneaton.
IRDA Chief Executive Officer, Dato Ikmal Hijaz Hashim, said: "The collaboration between IRDA and BSEL is significant as it is the first of its kind with an UAE company in Iskandar.
The program for the day included three speeches on the significance of fasting in Ramadan by Hijaz Moulavi and Rahumin Nizer, followed by dinner.
Hijaz College in Nuneaton, which is running the sharia law court