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afreet

or afrit gigantic jinn, powerful and malicious. [Muslim Myth.: Benét, 13]
See: Demon
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Naturally I am very lonely in his absence, but have Azdar and Afreet to keep me company and a large garden to work in.
Poole presents the afreet as a threat to the servants, and thus to Egyptians, while demonizing the Egyptians themselves.
The rare appearance of the term `ifrit (feminine `ifritah) in the Qur'an (the sacred scripture of Islam) and in Hadith (eyewitness narratives recounting Muhammad's words, actions, or approbations) is always in the phrase "the afreet of the jinn" and probably means "rebellious." The word subsequently came to refer to an entire class of formidable, rebellious beings, but, in the confused world of chthonic (underworld) spirits, it was difficult to differentiate one from another.
The picture shows a dark haired woman in mauve being helped down from a camel by a page boy who is looking backward at "a Sheik with beard / And flashing sword hilt." "Houri and Afreet / Both claim the Page.
"We look forward to continued cooperation between Sweden and Arab countries, and we hope for future successes, as happened with the Tunisian-Swedish joint production film 'Ala Kaf Afreet'," said head of the production department in the Swedish Film Institute Magdalena Ganghard.
Colonel Humaid Saeed Al Afreet, the head of the Firearms and Explosives Department at Abu Dhabi Police, firecrackers are very dangerous.
The UAE nationals who want to get permits should carry their original valid passport, original family book (citizenship), original ID card and photo copies of these, said Colonel Humaid Al Afreet, Director of the Firearms and Explosives Department at the Abu Dhabi Police Directorate General of Security and Outlets Affairs, in his capacity as chairman of the security committee of the exhibition.
"In order to get weapon permits, UAE citizens should have their valid original passport, family book, certificate of good conduct, along with their Emirates ID cards and copies of all," Lieutenant Colonel Hamid Saeed Al Afreet said.
Galileo's daughter Reem, winner of the Listed Al Bastakiya, is out of the Danehill mare Al Afreet, a winner of one race in Australia.
A scene from "Ala Kaf Afreet" movie -- Egypt Today.
Mohanad Jassim al-Yaqout-trained Al Afreet was in magnificient form in the Purebred Arabian Graduation Plate event, winning by five and a half lengths under Tomas Lukasek.
Reem (Aus) 3f Galileo - Al Afreet Homebred by Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa and her Australian form looks okay.