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Arabistan:

see ArabiaArabia
, peninsula (1991 est. pop. 35,000,000), c.1,000,000 sq mi (2,590,000 sq km), SW Asia. It is bordered on the W by the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea, on the S by the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea, on the E by the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, and on the N by Iraq
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By the 17th century, it had come to be known--at least to the imperial Safavid chancery as Arabistan.
When Sheikh Khaz'al realised that Reza Shah's ambitions extended to Arabistan and its oil wealth, he allied himself with the Shah's opposition and asked the British to defend the Ahwazi people and back the area's rightful separation and independence from Persia as an Arab state.
The gunmen, who called themselves the Democratic Revolutionary Front for Arabistan, were demanding the release of prisoners jailed in their own country and a plane to fly themselves and the hostages out of the UK.
The building had been seized on April 30 by a six-man Iraqi-trained terror team from the Democratic Revolutionary Movement for the Liberation of Arabistan.
The terrorists, calling themselves the Democratic Revolutionary Movement for the Liberation of Arabistan, demanded autonomy for an oil-rich region of Iran and the release of 91 of their comrades imprisoned in the country.
Complicating Shiite rights in Sunni Ottoman dominions were the Kaab tribe who left the central Arabian region of the Najd and settled in what would be eventually named Arabistan (land of the Arabs).
Petitioners Yar Mohammad, Arabistan, Mohammad Faqir and Salahuddin had filed petitions in the High Court seeking bail.
Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf and Saudi Arabistan Culture and Information Minister Dr.
Enurezis sikligi cinsiyet acisindan incelendiginde dunya genelinde (Iran, Hindistan, Suudi Arabistan, Nijerya, Cin, Misir) erkeklerde enurezis sikligi, kizlara oranla anlamli derecede daha yuksek bulunmustur (713).
Frequent bursts of clashes in the Ahwaz region, or Arabistan, where the Arab minority calls for equal rights, have brought the issue to light and highlighted the need to address the country's unheard voices.