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ghoul

(in Muslim legend) an evil demon thought to eat human bodies, either stolen corpses or children
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Lt Col Dr Al Ghul described the people who violate the law as harmful and not abiding by the laws of the country.
Bringing the narrative full circle, the film sees the return of R'as Al Ghul as well as the introduction of two new romantic interests, Marion Cotillard's environmentalist and Anne Hathaway's morally ambiguous Catwoman.
Director Chrisopher Nolan claims it is an 'epic war movie' rather than a run-of-themill superhero blockbuster: While the notoriously troubling character of the Joker, previously played by late actor Heath Ledger will not be referenced, rumour has it that Batman's sworn enemies from the past-Ra's Al Ghul, Bane and the Scarecrow-will join forces in the finale.
The image of zombies as flesh-eating ghouls--the original Arabian ghul partook only of the dead--had yet to be established.
Players have gained countless in-game items and have been introduced to Ra's al Ghul, The Fortress of Solitude, Larfleeze, amongst many other notable DC Universe characters and storylines.
In 2004, a Pakistani-born detainee named Hassan Ghul was subjected to coercive interrogation, and he reportedly revealed the assumed name of an al-Qaeda courier, Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti.
Then in 2004, top al-Qaeda operative Hassan Ghul was captured in Iraq.
We expect that the American administration will intervene to block these criminals being judged," Ghul said.
He did not cycle in Oman because the distances between one town and another are large; instead, he explored Muscat by car and visited Nizwa, Wadi Ghul, Wadi Bani Awf, Yitti and Quriyat.
He is also the chairman of the Palestinian Authority and the one who scoops the highest popular support in opinion polls conducted by Palestinian centers, Ghul added.
The dead identified are driver Aqeel Jehan, Hussain Bibi wife of Jan Room resident of Malya Mingora, Fazal Naeem son of Fazal Karim resident of Barikot Swat, Abdur Rahim son of Faizullah resident of Gram district Dir, Khanzada son of Ghul Shad resident of Barikot Swat, five-year-old Shahid son of Taj Muhammad.
With our own Liam Neeson as shadowy villain Ra's al Ghul, the only weak spot is Katie Holmes as Bruce's love interest Rachel Dawson, who manages to be so annoying you actually wonder how Tom Cruise puts up with her.