Farouk

Farouk

(färo͞ok`), 1920–65, king of Egypt (1936–52), son and successor of Fuad I. After a short regency he acceded (1937) to the throne. A constitutional monarch, Farouk was frequently at odds with the WafdWafd
, in modern Egyptian history, a political party. It arose out of the delegation [Arabic wafd=delegation] headed by Zaghlul Pasha that was to have visited Great Britain in 1918 to urge Egypt's independence. Zaghlul formed the party in 1919.
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, the largest Egyptian party. Because of his pro-Axis sympathies during World War II, the British imposed upon him a pro-British premier in 1942. General corruption, added to his defeat in the 1948 Arab-Israeli WarArab-Israeli Wars,
conflicts in 1948–49, 1956, 1967, 1973–74, and 1982 between Israel and the Arab states. Tensions between Israel and the Arabs have been complicated and heightened by the political, strategic, and economic interests in the area of the great powers.
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, eventually led to the military coup of 1952, headed by Muhammad Naguib and Gamal Abdal NasserNasser, Gamal Abdal
, 1918–70, Egyptian army officer and political leader, first president of the republic of Egypt (1956–70). A revolutionary since youth, he was wounded by the police and expelled (1935) from secondary school in Cairo for leading an anti-British
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. Farouk was forced to abdicate; he fled the country and found refuge abroad.
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King Farouk of Egypt's personalized Patek Philippe - Photo courtesy of Christie's CAIRO -- 7 March 2018: King Farouk of Egypt's (1920-1965) personalized Patek Philippe, Reference 1518, will be up for auction at the Dubai watch auction, alongside 180 other watches that will be on public view from March 19 -- March 23 which marks the day of the auction.
For his part, chairperson of Capital for Real Estate and Investment, Farouk Rashad, said that the company has established a new company, Capital Commercial, to market administrative and commercial projects.
King Farouk owned ample exquisite pieces from renowned and greatest watchmakers around the world.
Courtesy: Scoop Empire) CAIRO: A wristwatch belonging to Egypt's late King Farouk will be leading an upcoming Dubai-held auction, with preliminary valuations putting the price between $400,000 and $800,000.
Yasmine Farouk has been appointed as the new cluster director of human resources for Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain.
Yasmine Farouk has been appointed as cluster director of human resources, giving her the responsibility of managing the operations of the Human Resources Division at Hilton Abu Dhabi and Hilton Al Ain.
Taghmaoui was supposed to play the true form of Amahl Farouk, aka the Shadow King, in the new season of the Noah Hawley-created series.
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Ibrahim Farouk presents ALTV's new prank show Khod Aqolak.
La federation internationale des ouvriers du transport (ITF) a honore, mardi, l'Union generale tunisienne du travail (UGTT), representee par son secretaire general Noureddine Taboubi, son ancien secretaire general Houcine Abassi et le secretaire general de l'Union regionale du travail de Tunis Farouk Ayari.
Dr Marwan Farouk was meant to repair a hernia and remove a cyst but lopped off the patient's entire right testicle - and told staff to chuck it away.
TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a SOHO, SMB networking and wireless solutions maker, has appointed Hussein Farouk as the new senior sales manager for Egypt.