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Sindbad

the Sailor has scores of adventures in the course of seven voyages. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]

Sindbad

entombed, by custom, upon his wife’s death, he manages to escape. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights; Magill II, 50]

Sindbad

a roc flies him to the Valley of Diamonds, and an eagle flies him to its nest. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
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"We are delighted to announce the partnership with American Express Middle East and are pleased to offer even greater value to our Sindbad members," said Oman Air chief commercial officer Abdulrazaq Alraisi.
group for international investments discussed with Basra Governor Shaltagh Abboud and Deputy Chairman of Basra Council, Ahmad al-Sulieti, implementing an investment project in the tourist Sindbad Island in Basra," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
From June 1, 2010, Sindbad members travelling with Oman Air can earn 500 Sindbad Miles for every eligible rental of a standard vehicle from the Hertz Collection and 1,000 Sindbad Miles for every eligible rental with the Hertz Prestige Collection, a dedicated fleet of superior performance vehicles with make and model reservability.
Asimismo, se trata de una interpretacion que con frecuencia desemboca en la explicacion por medio del mito o de la reflexion enciclopedica: como con en el caso de Borges, Owen deja las huellas para que lo sigan entre la marana del gran tejido que es la literatura (verbigracia en "Madrigal por Medusa", Sindbad el varado, Libro de Ruth o "Discurso del paralitico").
I invoke here the Sindbad syndrome (which I have proposed elsewhere): he traveled because he was curious and wanted to learn of regions and cultures, and he met peoples, some with fabulous wealth and resources.
The reader will meet Sindbad, an Iraqi-American who specializes in photographing dead bodies for the military in the current Iraq War.
The accused, code-named Sindbad and aged 61, had reportedly delivered intelligence on Iranian missile production and had provided photographs of tunnel-drilling machinery and secret warehouses in Iran.
Sons of Sindbad is an account of a year spent on a deep-sea dhow as it traded its way down the east coast of Africa.
Moreover, on one of the last pages of the novel, the character Sindbad states that all the accumulated stories of his life have still not brought him where he wants to be.
International Television (WBIT) has been responsible for the production or co-production of 180 hours of programmes since 1995, including such internationally-renowned series as "Sindbad the Sailor, "The new adventures of Robin Hood" or the new "Police Academy" series currently being filmed.
Pentafour has recently signed a deal to make animation films for Stan Lee - the creator of comic book characters Spiderman and The Incredible Hulk - and has also completed work on the 3D-animation movie "Sindbad - Beyond the Veil of Mists" with US-based Improvision Inc.
It appears several times in the Arabian Nights as a guardian of treasure and plays a leading role in the stow of Sindbad the Sailor, as recounted by the British explorer Sir Richard Burton.

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