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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THE Edinburgh People's Theatre of Ali Baba And The 40 Thieves opens tonight and runs until December 20.
The court heard he had outlined his plan, which was code named Operation Ali Baba - a reference Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves - to his commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel David Paterson, who approved it.
The 46-year-old is one of six children and made his acting debut playing a thief in a school production of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves.
Trailers at the end of the ITV show showed a wonderfully kitsch scene from little Paddy's christening - with Kyle and Chardonnay looking like something out of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves.
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.
The show, which combines music, puppetry and theatrical adventure, retells some of the world's best-known and best-loved stories - from Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves to Aladdin and his magic lamp.
The casino is one of Lebanon's many caves, the kind frequented by Ali Baba and the 40 thieves.
The show, Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves (Well Six Really Because of the Recession), takes place tonight at 7.
Iraqis joke about the Ali Babas - a nickname for the looters taken from the tale of Ali Baba and the 40 thieves - but thefts from schools, hospitals and homes have created real anger.