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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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El personaje de Ra's al Ghul responde al estereotipo de antagonista malvado pero hasta cierto punto noble.
The archetype of the vigilante is exercised not only Batman, but also the character Ra's Al Ghul, the leader of the League of Shadows, an organization that prepares Bruce Wayne to become a vigilante, and also by the Carmine Falcone character, the head mobster in Gotham.
While Ghul was later subjected to enhanced interrogations, the Senate report contends that Ghul provided information that led to bin Laden's courier through traditional interrogation -- before he faced anything resembling torture.
The 62-year-old played the leader of the League of Shadows, Ra's al Ghul, in director Christopher Nolan's 2005 movie.
Meanwhile, Jameel 47 gunned down while Gul Perwan-25 and Attaullah-30 were injured by unknown persons near Ghul Ahmed factory in Landhi.
Amman, April 1 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received a congratulatory cable from the Mayor of Jerusalem, Zaki Al Ghul, following the signing of an agreement between Jordan and Palestine, under which Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reaffirmed the status of King Abdullah as the custodian of the holy sites in Jerusalem.
In a statement to the press after the meeting, the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister described the meeting as positive, indicating that he conveyed to President Al-Bashir the greetings of Turkey President, Abdalla Ghul, and the Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdo?
4 Km); Mattah Al Turuq - Qriaha road in the Wilayat of Adam (18 Km); Bisya - Tawi Jawar- Al Rusais road in the Wilayat of Bahla (36 Km), Al Ghalil - Jarir - Akabat Al Biyout road in the Niyabat of Al Jabal Al Akhdar in the Wilyat of Nizwa (11 Km); Wadi Ghul - Al Rahba - Sint road in the wilayats of Al Hamra and Ibri (11 Km); Al Mahyoul - Birkat Al Mooz road in the wilayats of Manah and Nizwa (11 Km).
An encounter with wily cat burglar Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway) draws Bruce into the orbit of hulking terrorist Bane (Tom Hardy), who intends to complete the work of Ra's al Ghul (Liam Neeson) and destroy Gotham.
Lieutenant Colonel Dr Salah Al Ghul, Cultural Director at the Secretariat-General of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister's office, urged the public to enhance cooperation with the police by reporting on any violators.
Earlier this year Liam secretly reprised his role as Ra's al Ghul when the Batman trilogy ended.
His quest takes him to a hellish Bhutanese prison, where an enigmatic stranger, Henri Ducard (Liam Nee-son), introduces him to the League of Shadows, an ancient society of warrior crime fighters led by the mysterious Ra's al Ghul.