Al Qusayr

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Qusayr, Al


a city in eastern Egypt. Population, 11,000 (1960). A port on the Red Sea, Al-Qusayr is linked by highway with the Nile Valley at Qina. Phosphorites mined near the city are exported.

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Hezbollah took an active role in battlefields such as in the Al-Qusair battle (19 May 2013 to 5 July 2013) between the rebels, mainly the FSA and Al-Nusra on one hand, and Hezbollah and the regime's troops on the other.
A German tourist has been killed in a shark attack in al-Qusair, Egypt.
So far two Syrian go-betweens are reportedly involved, either directly or tangentially, in negotiations, including a former Free Syrian Army spokesperson Ahmad al-Qusair and Arsal native Shiekh Mustafa Hujeiri.
The gunmen who had their status settled come from several neighborhoods in Homs city and the towns and villages of al-Breij, Mahin, Hawarin, al-Jdaideh al-Sharqieh, al-Qusair, Ezzeddin, al-Rayyan, Talkalakh, and al-Dar al-Kabira.
Homs activist Ahmad al-Qusair, however, denied there had been roadside bombs and said the convoy was attacked by mortar shells fired by government forces.
In late May, Nasrallah said that the members of the Lebanese resistance movement were battling the anti-government militants alongside Syrian government forces in the strategic border town of al-Qusair -- an important center and supply route for the foreign-sponsored militants.
It is as though the spring summoned back terrorism and strengthened Al-Qaeda and its sisters, at a time when the Darfur tribes are bragging about the number of people they have killed and the tribes of terrorism in Syria are not hesitating to carry out mass liquidations against imprisoned soldiers, in a way that is no less horrific than the extermination of entire terrified families by the regime's air force in Al-Khalidiya after Al-Qusair.
Jassem Al-Qusair, a media professor, told KUNA, adding that a nominee must pick up a lucrative advertisement theme amid this torrent of campaigns by his (or her) foes.
Riyadh, Sha'ban 22, 1434, Jul 1, 2013, SPA -- In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to pay utmost care and attention to Syrian brothers; and the directive of Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior and General Supervisor of Saudi Campaigns; and the follow-up of Advisor to the Minister of Interior and Chairman of Saudi National Campaign Dr Saed Al-Orabi Al-Harthi, to pay the costs of treating the wounded people after the storming of the Syrian City of Al-Qusair, the Campaign has received large numbers of the wounded Syrians in two hospitals in Lebanon.
Reinforced by Hezbollah fighters and armed with Iranian and Russian weapons, the Syrian army broke through rebel lines in the central city of al-Qusair last week.
Syrian opposition asserts that the revolution continues despite al-Qusair City's downfall.
The cabinet session scheduled for upcoming Monday should look into necessary action for halting Hizbollah's interferences in Al-Qusair, due to the extremely negative implications of such involvement on Lebanon," stated Geagea.