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Mazar

 

a place revered by Muslims as sacred. The mazar is usually a tomb or a grave site marked by a monument. Examples are found in Mazar-i-Sharif and Herat (Afghanistan), Bukhara and Khiva (Middle Asia), An Najaf and Karbala (Iraq), and Mashhad and Qom (Iran).

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The potentially awkward shuttling between past and present, B&W and color, is complex but unobtrusive, with brief early glimpses of Mazas' escape later extended into complete scenes.
Edinburgh's nightmare continued in the second half when Hodge was sinbinned for a mystery offence - and within seconds Jack Isaac went over for try No.4, once more converted by Mazas.
But any prospect of a dramatic fightback was ruled out when Thomas Lievremont went over for Biarritz, Mazas keeping his 100 record with the boot.
Mazas discovers Tirano is soon to retire and hand over his evil empire to his faithful assistant, whose position Mazas promptly usurps in hope of inheriting Tirano's immense fortune.
Mazas had given his side the early lead with a penalty, but Andrew struck in the ninth, 20th and 40th minutes to edge his side into a 9-3 lead.