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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 condemns the Houthis' behavior, saying that "it is not their jurisdiction to appoint or remove Imams or to impose their Imams on anybody else."
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.
It's about time someone here provides the know-how, but with integrity, honesty and social engagement!" Qaid told Arab News.
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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.
Apres ce role incontournable qu'ont joue differentes mosquees cairotes ou provinciales (Al Qaid Ibrahim a Alexandrie et Al GharEb a Suez), ces lieux de culte font desormais peur aux liberaux qui voient en elles un lieu facile a leur couper l'herbe sous le pied pendant les differentes echeances electorales.
UAE citizens applying for E-Gas cards should submit their applications, supported by copies of their passports and Khulasat Al Qaid (Family Book).
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.
The ICRC said it approached "all warring parties" to obtain access to the main water station in Wafaa Al Qaid, north of the city.
Former president Mamnoon Hussain, former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Khawaja Asif, Ayaz Sadiq, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Senator Pervaiz Rasheed, Ahsan Iqbal, Javed Hashmi, Marriyum Aurangzeb and others met the PML-N Qaid.
Manama: Tunisia's President Beji Qaid Al Sebsi was at the airport in Tunis to welcome Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman as his plane landed in early evening.