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Krak:

see Al KarakAl Karak
, 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.
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, Jordan.
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At last the door opened with a creak, and Stepan Arkadyevitch's spot-and-tan pointer Krak flew out, running round and round and turning over in the air.
"Good dog, good dog, Krak!" he cried encouragingly to the dog, who put his paws up on his chest, catching at his game bag.
If he had anything on his mind at that moment, it was only the doubt whether they would start anything in the Kolpensky marsh, whether Laska would show to advantage in comparison with Krak, and whether he would shoot well that day himself.
The wide area of Homs province made it rich in the cities and the huge archeological monuments such as Palmyra, Krak des Chevaliers, al-Hayr al-Sharqi Palace, Umm al-Zennar Church, Khalid Ibn al-Walid Mosque, Tal al-Mishirfa, Saint George Monastery or Deir Mar Georges and the Church of Saint Elian, in addition to many ancient markets and gates which makes Homs the first tourist destination in Syria, particularly after restoring security and stability to most of its areas.
The end of March and beginning April which includes Easter is marked by concerts with the Slovak Philharmonic's chief conductor James Judd, with special seasonal treats.A Bratislava concert on Friday, March 23, reflects the jubilee of Slovak composer Egon Krak who turns 60 this month, as well as that of the concert-master of the cello group in the Slovak Philharmonic (SF), Jan Slavik.
| Dariusz Krak, a former student at Cardiff Metropolitan University He said: "Having read the article and the quote from Ukip, I think it's not directly implying that Eastern Europeans are to blame.
JURIX: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (27th: 2014: Krak w, Poland) Edited by Rinke Hoekstra
[beaucoup moins que] Des regions comme Alep, ou le peuplement remonte a 7.000 ans, Damas, le Krak des Chevaliers, Raqa et Palmyre ont subi d'importants degats [beaucoup plus grand que], precise le document de l'Institut des Nations Unies pour la formation et la recherche (Unitar).
Krak Baby explores pop culture obsessions through street wear
Alongside the tragic loss of life and human suffering in Syria, some of the country's treasured antiquities, including the iconic Krak des Chevaliers Crusader castle near Homs, have been destroyed or damaged in the civil war.
In the central province of Homs, army troops entered the village of Al- Hosn and fought for control of the famed Krak des Chevaliers castle, a security official told AFP.