shebeen

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shebeen

, shebean
1. (in Ireland) alcohol, esp home-distilled whiskey, sold without a licence
2. (in the US and Ireland) weak beer
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Only last week, inmates at prisons in two Nile delta towns - Damanhour and Shibeen - attempted jail breaks before guards regained control, killing three of them.
That night we ended up in a black jazz club - a shibeen on the end of the white suburb of Sandton.
According to website Tolabna.net, 17 students were arrested and taken to the Shibeen El-Koum police station.
CAIRO: Five workers from the Indorama textiles factory in Shibeen El-Kom, Menufiya, launched a hunger strike on Friday after four were fired and one threatened verbally that his employment will be terminated.