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(Abu Muhammad al-Kasim al-Hariri) (härē`rē), 1054–1122, Arab writer of BasraBasra
, Arabic al Basrah, city (1987 pop. 406,296), SE Iraq, on the Shatt al Arab. Basra is Iraq's second largest city and principal port. Its commercially advantageous location, near oil fields and 75 mi (121 km) from the Persian Gulf, has made it prosperous, and oil is
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. His principal work is one of the most popular of Arabic books. It is called Makamat [literary assemblies], the name of a literary genre that was much affected at this time. It consists of 50 episodes, in which an old rogue, Abu Zaid, goes from place to place earning his living by his clever talk and his wits. It is written in an almost euphuistic style. Numerous Western translations have been made since the 17th cent.
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Summary: In memory of the assassination of Rafik Hariri, on Wednesday, Feb.
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LEBANON (TAP) - The UN-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has indicted a fifth suspect.
The Internal Security Forces (ISF) said in a statement carried by AN NAHAR that between April 29 and May 5 it was able, along with the support of the army, "to demolish 130 buildings illegally built on public and private property in the following areas: the vicinity of Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport, the airport road, Ouzai, and the vicinity of Rafik Hariri University Hospital.
At Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, the Saudi senior official was received by the Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali bin Saeed Awwad Al-Asiri and a number of officials.
Rescue teams are still looking for the rest of the victims of the Ethiopian plane, which plunged into the Mediterranean today," a source from the Rafik Hariri International Airport told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Beirut: Riding a wave of anger and anti-Syria sentiments following the assassination of its leader, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri two months earlier, Lebanon's Future Movement was the biggest election winner four years ago.
CAIRO - Thirteen people, including former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, were killed and about 100 others injured Monday in a big car bomb in Beirut, reports from Lebanon said.
as they crowded the Lebanese capital's streets to bury Rafik Hariri.
FEARS of a return to bloodshed hit Beirut last night after former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri died in a suicide bombing.
Emile Lahoud asks PM Rafik Hariri to form a new cabinet to replace his own, setting the stage for Hariri's return to office.