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Hadad

(hā`dăd), in the Bible. 1 Son of Ishmael. An alternate form is Hadar. 2 King of Edom. 3 Last king of Edom. Hadar is an alternate form. 4 Scion of the kings of Edom, who escaped Joab's massacre. He fled to Egypt and married the pharaoh's sister-in-law. Later he seems to have relieved Edom from Solomon's oppression.

Hadad

(hā`dăd) or

Adad

(ā`dăd), ancient weather god of Semitic origin, worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. Important throughout the Middle East, he was worshiped under many names. As god of the storm, he was, according to one legend, the Epic of Gilgamesh, responsible for the great flood that overwhelmed the world.
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Editor Costantino, associate professor of Spanish and women's studies at Pennsylvania State, contributes a valuable in-depth essay on Lebanese-Mexican cabaret artist Astrid Hadad.
Hadad pointed out that Syria supports the participation of women in the People's Assembly and enables them to participate in drawing the policy of the country.
Libya wanted Israel to let the aid ship, Amalthea, to dock in Gaza in exchange for Hadad, an Israeli official said, speaking about the negotiations under condition he not be identified.
Hadad was flown to Vienna on Schlaff's private jet, the officials said, and was greeted at the airport by Lieberman.
Crown counsel (Prosecutor) Gillian Parson told the judge that Sarraf first met Hadad in Iran in 2000.
Gareth Bellis, prosecuting, told the court police officers went to a newsagent's shop in Durning Road, Wavertree, on February 4They found a projector and a CD player under the shop counter and the proprietor told them they belonged to his brother, Sameh Hadad.
In February, Hadad and partner Raul Moneta hired Tinelli confidant Alejandro Stoessel away from the No.
Hadad and Qureshi, who lost in straight sets, have played doubles together for over a year.
Some viewers did wonder why the backup performers remained so conspicuously close to Hadad while she performed -- but it is being explained that this too was the result of security considerations.
In the Hadad Al Tahaddi, competing falcons tried to score the same results of the first day despite the large number of the carrier-pigeons used this year.
The two entities will work together to ensure an appropriate balance of micro prudential and macro prudential policies, required to protect the stability of the financial system, said Hadad.
L'un des cinq candidats conservateurs a la presidentielle iranienne, Gholam Ali Hadad Adel (ancien president du Parlement est un proche du guide supreme iranien, l'ayatollah Ali Khamenei) a annonce, hier, son retrait de la course, a rapporte la television d'Etat quatre jours avant le premier tour prevu ce vendredi.