Qina

Qina

(kĭnə) or

Keneh

(kĕn`ə), town (1986 pop. 119,917), capital of Qina governorate, E central Egypt, on the Nile River. Sugarcane and grains are grown nearby, and pottery is made in the town. Qina was built on the site of ancient Caene (or Caenepolis), of which many ruins remain. During World War II, Qina took on strategic importance as the terminus of a road through the mountains from Al Quayr on the Red Sea coast.

Qina

 

(also Qena or Kena), a city in the Arab Republic of Egypt on the right shore of the middle course of the Nile River; administrative center of the governorate (mukhafaza) of Qina. The city is a trade and transport center and a railroad and highway junction. Population, 68,500 (1966). Qina is known for handcrafted pottery and sailboats and has textile and sugar industries.

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The areas to which the FCO advise against all but essential travel does not include the tourist areas along the Nile river (eg Luxor, Qina, Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings).
For a discussion of this important ideal with references to early exegesis of this phrase hayat tayyibah--glossed as qina 'contentment', and as 'wholesome sustenance in this world' (al-rizq al-halal fi l-dunya--see Mohammed Farid Ali, "Contentment (Qana'ah): Its Role in Curbing Social and Environmental Problems," Islam and Civilisational Renewal Vol.
Among many examples, the Asyut University campus in Qina became the South Valley University with a Department of Eastern Languages in 1995, and the Tanta University campus in Kafr al-Shaykh followed suit and became the University of Kafr al-Shaykh with a Department of Eastern Languages and Literature in 2006.
Qina, Bani Suwaif, Minya, Menoufia, Buhayrah, Damietta, New Valley, Red Sea, Faiyum, Kafr Al Shaikh, Giza, Port Said, Suez, Marsa Matruh, Luxor, Qalyubiya, and Ismailia
On his way to the southern city of Qina, the bus he was taking was stopped at the police checkpoint at Naqada village.
Muscat, May 13 (ONA)--Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) got advanced positions in the Quran and Sunnah Competition held on the sidelines of the 18th Scientific Miracles in Quran and Sunnah Forum organized by South Valley University in Qina Governorate in Egypt.
The run-offs are being held for individual seats in Al-Qaloubiah, Al-Gharbiah, Al-Daqhalia, North Sinai, South Sinai, Mersa Matrouh, Al-Mina, Al-Wadi, Qina, in addition to six divisions affiliated to the provinces where the previous two rounds of elections were held -- Cairo, Asyut, Aswan, Alexandria and Al-Sharqiah.
Hou was connected to Yuan Gu, the forebear of the school to which he belonged, by Xiahou Shichang, a man whom Sima Qina never mentioned.
The five Egyptian schools, which are located in Qina, Sittah Uktubar, Minya, Oboor, and Bur Sa'id, are participating in an educational pilot program launching in five Egyptian governorates during the 2011 school year.
Fei Yan (a), (1), Qiao-Yan Zhang (a), (1), Lei Jiao (a), Ting Han (a), Hong Zhang (a), Lu-Ping Qina (a), *, Rahman Khalid (b)
Allahuma qina min 'athab ilnar, Allahuma qina min 'athab ilnar, Allahuma save us from the flames of Hell.