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Hoshea

(hōshē`ə). 1 See JoshuaJoshua
, in the Bible. 1 Central figure of the book of Joshua. 2 High priest associated with Zerubbabel in rebuilding the Temple. 3 Owner of the field where the Ark of the Covenant stood. 4 In Second Kings, governor of Jerusalem.
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. 2 Died after 722 B.C., last king of Israel (c.730–722 B.C.). He succeeded Pekah, whom he murdered. He was a tributary of Assyria but made the fatal mistake of aligning himself with Egypt against his Assyrian overlord, who overran (c.728 B.C.) Israel and, after a long siege, took (722 B.C.) Samaria. This was the end of the northern kingdom. 2 Kings 15.30; 17. 3 Hebrew name for the prophet HoseaHosea
, prophetic book of the Bible. It relates something of the career of the prophet Hosea who preached against the sins of the northern kingdom of Israel in the third quarter of the 8th cent. B.C.
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12 (Petra) -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced the conclusion of the first phase of its 3X6 project at Hosha Municipality in the nortern governorate of Mafraq.
In addition and as part of the work UNDP does to promote social cohesion, an open day for children participating in the Hosha summer was organized on the 12th of this month.
PPC explained that Israeli military issued administrative detention orders for a period of six months against eleven Palestinians identified as Mousa Nasrallah, Loai Masalma, Yousef Laham, Hasan Shouka, Hazem al-Haymoni, Ala Zaaqiq, Nedal Labom, Rashad Karaja, Abdul-Rahman Hammad, Osama Atwa and Yousef Hosha.
YIP was sold to its foreign partner Yakult Hosha Co.
9 (Petra) -- Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah paid a visit to Al Hamra village in the Hosha district of Al Mafraq today, to check up on the progress of the Jordan River Foundation (JRF)'s Poverty Pockets Program phase III.
Her Majesty stopped by Al Hamra Military Retirees Association -consumer market project- and attended a meeting at Al Hamra Social Development Society with representatives of the various charitable and cooperative societies in Hosha, youth communities and the beneficiaries from the revolving loans program.