El Obeid

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Obeid, El:

see Al UbayyidAl Ubayyid
or El Obeid
, city (1993 pop. 229,425), S central Sudan. It is a rail terminus, a road and camel caravan junction, and the end of a pilgrim road from Nigeria. Al Ubayyid is also a trade and transshipment point.
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El Obeid

a city in the central Sudan, in Kordofan province: scene of the defeat of a British and Egyptian army by the Mahdi (1883). Pop.: 423 000 (2005 est.)
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In this study prevalence of asthma depending on wheezing in the past 12 months as guided by the ISAAC study ranged from 6% in El Obeid (Western Sudan) to 13% in Kassala (Eastern Sudan) with an average prevalence of 10% in the total sample which was consistent with international and regional studies adopting similar ISAAC method, [6,7] but to some extent higher than other surveys using other methods, e.
High on their list of priorities, according to El Obeid, is finding out how much demand exists for their products or services.
Mekki Abdulla, Director General, Ministry of Agriculture, at the Governor's office in El Obeid.
The sprawling El Obeid diocese is one of the world's largest and is certainly its most politically troubled.
Head of the Department of Health Sciences Dr Tahra el Obeid said, "The department shares a common goal with the MTU in building a bridge between secondary schools and university- level education, and upgrading the capabilities of high school students to equal those of university undergraduate students.
Harun said the Chinese were in good condition and had been taken to nearby El Obeid in neighbouring North Kordofan.
Dr Ismail El Fihail has been spending Eid in Abu Dhabi for several decades now, but he still remembers the colourful celebrations in his Sudanese hometown of El Obeid, the capital city of Kurdufan region.
aircraft were present at the El Obeid airbase in Northern Kordofan on 28 June,
A Washington-based monitoring organisation, Satellite Sentinal Project, said imagery and analysis indicated the north Sudanese armed forces had gathered heavy armour and artillery around El Obeid, about 430 km (270 miles) north of Abyei.
Students demonstrated their skill in preparing a meal plan for a person being treated with cancer and discussed the importance of a healthy diet in disease prevention," Dr El Obeid said.
Media reports suggest that the United States, Britain and Israel are pressuring Sudan to hand over the city of El Obeid to the North in exchange for the lifting of sanctions and financial aid.

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