Antara

(redirected from ANTARA News)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Antara

(äntär`ä), fl. 600, Arab warrior and poet, celebrated in his own day as a hero because he rose from slave birth to be a tribal chief. His poetry is represented by one poem in the MuallaqatMuallaqat
, Pre-Islamic Arabic anthology compiled by the scholar Hammad al Rawiya (d. c.775). comprised of poems that were written in gold letters and hung on the walls of the Kaaba in Mecca during annual fairs.
..... Click the link for more information.
. His greatness gave rise to many legends over the centuries, and he became the hero of the popular Arabic epic Sirat Antar. In it he represents the ideal of a Bedouin chief, rich, generous, brave, and kind. His name also appears as Antar.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Su-35 is one of half a dozen options on the table, Purnomo Yusgiantoro told a press conference, Antara news agency reported Tuesday.
He believes that a sustainable security and prosperity can only be realized if enjoyed by all countries in the region and not unilaterally the Indonesian newspaper Antara News reported.
No one was hurt in the incident, the state Antara news agency reported.
On Friday, gunmen fired on a military helicopter trying to collect the bodies of the dead soldiers in the Sinak area, injuring a crew member and forcing it to abort the mission, the state Antara news agency said, quoting a military spokesman.
An original report from Indonesia's Antara news agency suggested that PLN would negotiate the gas price with Qatar for between $8 and $11 per million metric British thermal units (MMBTU).
The warning from the organization is from a global perspective, " he was quoted by the Antara news service as saying.
The exchanges will occur between North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency and Indonesia's state-run Antara news agency, Televisi Republik and Radio Republik Indonesia, the ministry said in a statement released late Tuesday.
The arrests took place near Jakarta on Sunday, the Antara news agency reported, saying police had turned the detainees over to the Karawang immigration office.
Addressing the International Islamic Media Conference in Jakarta on Wednesday, the former chief of Antara news agency also called for the establishment of an international Muslim media development center in Indonesia.
At the time, the victim and his two friends were walking on the pavement on Legian road," Kuta district police chief Gede Ganefo was quoted as saying by Antara news agency.
Iran has pledged to supply Indonesia with liquefied natural gas (LNG) starting in 2013, an official of the Indonesian state electricity company told Indonesia's Antara news agency last week.
Chevrolet, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), is planning to relocate its marketing base for the Asia Pacific region, Antara News agency has reported, citing a spokesman.