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Caid

 

in Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco, the representative of central power, the ruler of an individual city, region, tribe, or group of tribes. The caid was usually chosen from the powerful feudal nobility; the institution of the caid existed since the late Middle Ages. In Algeria and Tunisia it was abolished in the 1950’s and early 1960’s.

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Qaid, of Campion Grove, Marton Manor, who was convicted by a jury earlier this year of conspiracy to defraud, was jailed for two years yesterday.
Ever since, he has been preaching every Friday, according to Qaid Mohammad Qaid, the manager of the government's endowment office.
Qaid Mohammed Aqlan, Vice-Dean for Programs and Training Development at the National Institute of Administrative Sciences (NIAS) in the Yemeni Republic when Sheikh al-Marhoon received him in his office here today.
Also taking home prizes as part of the team were Felix, Abdulla Abdulkarim, Abdulhamid Muraqi, Tahani Hussain, Hassan Ahmed Qaid, Gelenda, Abdullatif Mohammed, Anjela Hernandiz, Suad Al Wazeer, Narweena, Hassan Kamal Hubaish, Nazeeha Ahmed, Mohammed Al Jahrami and Dalal Mohammed Al Jamea.
Summary: Thuraya Al Zbi, Mohammed Al Qaid, Abdullah Al Ahbabi and many more who came up winners in the Paralympics are not made in a day.
Vu leur influence sur les masses, certaines mosquees comme Al Fath a Ramses, Omar Makram a Tahrir, Al Istiqama a Guiza, Al Qaid Ibrahim a Alexandrie et Al GharEb a Suez, furent qualifiees de mosquees de la Revolution.
According to the memo, Liban Post will "hand to the manager of Refugees Affairs in Beirut all applications for ikhraj qaid applications and other personal documents submitted
A number of Iraqi actors star the new drama series like Qaid Noman, Falah Hashem and Hind Kamel.
Hamas is completely devoted to the electoral process", said Qaid Abdul-Karim, who heads the left-wing Badil list.
IIUI President Dr Ahmed Draiweesh said Pakistan came into existence due to prudent thoughts and untiring efforts of Qaid e Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and great thinker Allama Mohammad Iqbal.
Manama: Tunisia has rejected an Iranian report claiming that President Beji Qaid Al Sebsi stated that Iran was "the sole hope for struggle against Israel and that Tunisia hopes that the Islamic and Arab world stand by Iran in this regard.
Jeddah, Ramadan 10, 1436, Jun 27, 2015, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud made a telephone call this night to the Tunisian President Al-Baji Qaid Al-Sabsi, on the victims of armed attack, expressing condolences and consoled him on the victims of the armed attach that took place today, in Soussa, a Tunisian coastal city.