Ali Baba

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Ali Baba

40 thieves concealed in oil jars. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]

Ali Baba

uses magic to find thieves’ storehouse of booty. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”]
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I will walk with you through streets and markets, and together we will chase out Ali Baba and the 40 thieves," Sharif told the protesters.
THE Edinburgh People's Theatre of Ali Baba And The 40 Thieves opens tonight and runs until December 20.
The whole reason he is in the dock stems from those who gave the order to operate the plan Ali Baba.' The Operation Ali Baba order - a reference to the story of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves - was given by Major Dan Taylor, in charge of humanitarian aid camp Camp Bread Basket, near Basra in southern Iraq.
Trailers at the end of the ITV show showed a wonderfully kitsch scene from little Paddy's christening - with Kyle and Chardonnay looking like something out of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves. I can't wait.
Dad trusted that we would enter the worlds of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, and appreciate what we found there.
The story charts the life of a beautiful young women and her marriage to the cruel Sultan of Baghdad, who spins magical stories - Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves - to amuse her husband on their wedding night and save her own life.
The casino is one of Lebanon's many caves, the kind frequented by Ali Baba and the 40 thieves. Practically anyone in the country is able to talk at length about the corruption that has plagued the casino, although it's just one of many such pockets of corruption throughout the state bureaucracy and institutions supervised or owned by the government.
They are performing Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves and anybody who has seen the group before can expect an enthusiastic performance from a dedicated team.
Iraqis joke about the Ali Babas - a nickname for the looters taken from the tale of Ali Baba and the 40 thieves - but thefts from schools, hospitals and homes have created real anger.