Ali Baba


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Ali Baba

40 thieves concealed in oil jars. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]

Ali Baba

uses magic to find thieves’ storehouse of booty. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”]
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In Arab culture, the band of "forty thieves" who were tricked by Ali Baba remains an example that is referred to when pointing to the proliferation of thefts, the spread of thieves and repeated instances of armed robbery.
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Saddam good, Saddam strong--under Saddam, no Ali Baba," an art dealer griped in broken English.
The Authority is like the 40 thieves, and Arafat is Ali Baba," protests Mahmoud Hamdouni, a small landowner and businessman who has been beaten, accused of treason, summarily jailed, and forced to deed over his land to Arafat's regime.
Dad trusted that we would enter the worlds of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, and appreciate what we found there.
Bahraini restaurateur Ali Al Sawad shares his love for food through his latest venture, Ali Baba Cafe, which offers diners a selection of fine fare and casual cuisine.
The restaurant used to be an ordinary tea garden, called Ali Baba, whose customers had mainly consisted of university students.
Brighouse Theatre Productions launches its annual treat - this time its Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves - on January 22 in Brighouse Civic Hall.
According to police reports, three workers of Ali Baba Rice Mills, Ahsan Deenari (30), Nadir Manganhar and Babu alias Allah Dino Brohi were working in the rice mill, when a wall fell on them.
CONGRATULATIONS to Saltburn '53 Drama Group for putting on a very good pantomime - Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
SWABI -- Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mardan Region, Muhammad Ali Baba Khel on Monday visited Swabi jail and directed to enhance the security measures in the penitentiary.