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Mocha

(mō`kə), town (1990 est. pop. 2,000), S Yemen, a port on the Red Sea. It was noted for the export of the coffee to which it gave its name but declined as a trading port in the late 19th cent. with the rise of Hodeida and Aden.

mocha

a. a dark brown colour
b. (as adjective): mocha coffee

Mocha

, Mokha
a port in Yemen, on the Red Sea; in the former North Yemen until 1990: formerly important for the export of Arabian coffee. Pop.: about 2000 (1990 est.)
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The Friday Feast at Mokha Cafe will also lure party lovers with a penchant for costumes to come dressed in their wicked best.
Eggers finds the process of gathering the beans for that cup "miraculous," given "how much individual human attention and expertise was lavished" and how many people were "taken, underpaid, exploited." The Christian Science Monitor reviewer calls The Monk of Mokha another example of Eggers's "uncanny ability to transform the long-odds stories of real-life immigrants" into poignant, "and often painful," page-turners.
In the (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211230864520027&set=a.1532329080775.66689.1611235812&type=3&theater) Facebook post which Mokha, an English literature student at the university, said, "Hi.
In the final third of The Monk of Mokha, Eggers, who has been a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, describes Alkhanshali's harrowing journey back to America, carrying suitcases packed with coffee beans whose quality he hopes will secure both his business's future and the prosperity of his farmer clients.
Des dizaines de milliers de civils avaient ete pris au piege a Mokha et l'ONU avait exprime son inquietude sur leur sort.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Monday that its investigations into several air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on 24 July found no apparent threat at or near the Mokha Steam Power Plant workers compound.
Matthew Wright has joined the culinary team at Mokha Cafe as junior executive sous chef.
In 2010, the Yemeni government began plans to construct a water desalination plant in the coastal city of Mokha in Taiz governorate, hiring JFA Consulting, a British consulting firm, to assess the feasibility of the project.
Yasmin Mokha, an interior design graduate from the University of Glamorgan, joins the firm's interiors arm to support the team on design concepts that complement the master plan of a building and landscape architecture.
"We would like to highlight the importance of fitness and sports in the community," said Prerna Mokha, operations director of Detour Events.
Indonesian specialties are served in Marjan located in a garden setting and Mokha Cafe in the lobby and terrace is open for all day dining.
The security forces regained control of the Bara Mokha, Sarkai and Mano Zangal villages after a successful operation, in which 11 militants were killed, The Express Tribune reports.