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Levant

(ləvănt`) [Ital.,=east], collective name for the countries of the eastern shore of the Mediterranean from Egypt to, and including, Turkey. The divisions of the French mandate over Syria and Lebanon were called the Levant States, and the term is still sometimes applied to those two nations.

Levant

the. a former name for the area of the E Mediterranean now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel
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The other hall was designed in the Levantine style; the walls were covered with wood carvings, colourful geometric, and floral motifs, alongside verses from the Qur'an and poetry passages.
Spelled 'shawurma' or 'shawerma', it is a levantine meat preparation, where lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, veal or mixed meats are placed on a spit, and may be grilled for as long as a day.
No matter how unpalatable, are the three Levantine States in danger, or will they survive concerted efforts to partition them?
This evidence supports the idea that different Levantine cultural groups such as the Moabites, Israelites, and Phoenicians may have had a common genetic background, the authors said.
In celebration of the occasion, Sweets of Arabia has created special Ramadan and Eid hampers, so that guests can share the gift of giving by presenting loved ones with a selection of Oriental and Levantine sweets, which are prepared by the hotel's new sweet shop.
Other historians say of Kunafa and qatayef date back to the era of the Umayyad Caliphate; Levantine dessert makers prepared these desserts for Muawiyah I, the founder of the Caliphate, after he complained from hunger during fasting Ramadan.
Hakaya Collection has appointed chef Leba Joseph Makhoul as the new chef de cuisine for its Levantine outlet, Yansoon Restaurant in Ras Al Khaimah.
Kempinski Hotel MOE offers a range of culinary options, including a lively Spanish eatery called Salero Tapas & Bodega that serves up authentic bites from Spain, there's a lovely Levantine restaurant, Olea, plus a European-style lobby restaurant named Aspen by Kempinski -- not forgetting room service, which is perfect for ordering and enjoying at the dining room table which overlooks the slope from the larger chalets.
Summary: The Levantine Institute of Tripoli -- unique in its location and core mission -- welcomed the local community and potential students to a rooftop event last weekend in anticipation of the center's opening later this month.
2002), in their study in northern levantine basin, reported 200 copepoda species; Toklu and Sarihan (2003), in their study conducted in Yumurtalik-Botas coastline, reported 33 copepoda and 3 cladocera; Lakkis et al.
A huge seascape of a Levantine barque on one wall is the only reference to the type of cuisine.
DUBAI The holy month is upon us finally and a great place to end your fast this Ramadan is the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates where an air-conditioned marquee on the terrace of Olea - the popular Levantine restaurant - has been set up to welcome up to 300 diners.