Al Karak

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Al Karak

(äl käräk`), town (1997 est. pop. 19,000), W central Jordan. It is also known as Krak. It is a road junction and an agricultural trade center. The ancient Kir Moab (also mentioned in the Bible as Kir Hareseth, Kir Haresh, and Kir Heres), it was the walled citadel of the Moabites. Al Karak played an important role in the Crusades. The lordship of Al Karak and Montreal was one of the chief baronies of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. The brigand Reginald of Châtillon was lord of Al Karak and Montreal when, in 1187, he attacked a caravan led by Sultan SaladinSaladin
, Arabic Salah ad-Din, 1137?–1193, Muslim warrior and Ayyubid sultan of Egypt, the great opponent of the Crusaders, b. Mesopotamia, of Kurdish descent.
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 and thus provoked the events leading to the fall of Jerusalem. Al Karak was taken by Saladin in 1188 after a long siege. The town was an archiepiscopal see from the early Christian era until the Christians were massacred or expelled in 1910. A 12th-century castle built by the Crusaders at Al Karak is well preserved.
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There had long been a truce between the opposing forces, but according to the Guide-Book, Raynauld of Chatillon, Lord of Kerak, broke it by plundering a Damascus caravan, and refusing to give up either the merchants or their goods when Saladin demanded them.
These six cuisines are: Kerak Telor, Gado- gado, Soto Betawi, Roti Buaya, Nasi Uduk and Asinan Betawi.
Our aim is to increase the number of girls playing football, while educating the local community about the importance of the women's game," explains the Head of Women's Football at the JFA, Abeer Rantisi, during the festival in Kerak.
Le depute Kerak Mihoubi du RND, qui a fait etat de morts dans certaines agglomerations, a Djelfa, a cause de ces lignes, a demande au ministre de trouver [beaucoup moins que] les moyens d'aider ces citoyens pauvres en manque de ressources et qui paient un lourd tribut du fait de la proximite de ces lignes de leurs demeures [beaucoup plus grand que].
Table 3: The type of substance used by the homeless people Females Males The type of substance used percentage number percentage number Methamphetamine 100 3 42 5 kerak 33 1 51 6 Opium - - 8 1 Methadone 33 1 8 1 Opium sap - - 8 1 Nass - - 8 1 Total The type of substance used percentage number Methamphetamine 53 8 kerak 47 7 Opium 6 1 Methadone 13 2 Opium sap 6 1 Nass 6 1 Note: since some of the participants referred to more than one case, the total percentage is more than one hundred.
Some of the restaurants that visitors can find at Food Hall are Gudeg Mbok Kliwon, Din Tai Fung, Bakmi GM, Kick Chick, Nasi Goreng Senayan, Sate Khas Senayan, Hung Town, Oenpao, Sushi Kios, Chicken Chick, Es Teler 77, Bakso Wonogiri, Pondok Pecel Madiun Ibu Iyus, RM Nasi Kapau Sabana Bana, JIExpo Cafe, Talaga, and Kerak Telor, Toge Goreng Khas Betawi, and Sate Ayam, located at the outer side of Hall E.
Highlights include Jerash, Amman, a camel trek, tour of Petra, above, a drive to the Dead Sea and a visit to a Crusader castle at Kerak.
The real shock came at Mutah University in Kerak, where hundreds of students were involved in a brawl related to student council elections: One police car was set on fire and a 21-year-old bystander died of a chronic heart condition while trying to flee.
Researchers said that the Sea of Galilee find is also just north of the site of ancient city Khirbet Kerak, which was one of Israel's largest and most heavily guarded cities in third millennium BC.
If the third-millennium BCE date idea proves correct it would put the structure about a mile to the north of a city that researchers call "Bet Yerah" or "Khirbet Kerak.