kal’a, qala’a

An Arabic fortress or stronghold built on a hill.
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Ghassan Qala'a, Head of Syrian Chambers of Commerce, appreciated the deeply-rooted brotherly ties which connect Syria and Oman, referring to the importance of the Fair to introduce the investment and trade opportunities to the Omani businessmen.
The Bahraini families lived in 28 properties in a small village called Al Qala'a (Fort) on the outskirts of Bahrain Fort, which was granted United Nations World Heritage Site status in 2006.
The government forces, backed up by the army's artillery and missile units and aircraft, stormed ISIL in the Eastern Badiyeh of Sweida and pushed terrorists back from al-Zalaf Dam, Qala'a Qadimi, Toloul al-Qantara, Souh al-Na'ameh, Zahrat Rashed and Arz al-Kara'a.
Amman, April 19 (Petra) - The Austrian President Alexander van der Belen and his spouse, on Thursday, visited the Amman Citadel, known as Jebel Al Qala'a, located at the center of downtown of the capital and toured the most important historical monuments of the archaeological site.
In May 2007 Citadel Capital (now called Qala'a Holdings), a private Egyptian equity firm with investments in energy and cement, sold its shares in EFC to Abraj Capital of the UAE in a deal which valued EFC at $1.4bn.
Qala'a Holdings is a financial consulting company with EGP 435m in paid capital and EGP 336m in contributions.
Fat'hi Al Qala'a , Judge of the First Instance Court of Ras Al Khaimah dismissed the Arab teen's claims in court and released him after a warning, asking parents to discipline their children.
Yesterday, the ministry's trucks transported fish to Al Khoud market in Wilayat Seeb of Muscat governorate, market of Wilayat Bahla and Al Marda market of Wilayat Semayil and Qala'a Al Awamir bin Wilayat Izki in Al Dakhiliya governorate, and the market of Wilayat Shinas in north Al Bathina.
As for amount of water held in by dams, Wadi Al Jizzi dam held in 5.400 million cubic meters, Wadi A'hin dam 6.800 million cubic meters, Al Hilti/Al Salahi 0.181 million cubic meters in the Wilayat of Sohar; Wadi Al Fara dam 0.6 million cubic meters, Wadi Al Sahtan Fash dam 0.04mcm, Wadi Al Sahtan Umq 0.07mcm in the Wilayat of A'Rustaq, Wadi, Wadi Al Ghoul dam, Wilayat Al Hamra 0.450mcm, Wadi Tanuf dam 0.680mcm, Wadi Al Kabir dam 0.50 mcm, Wadi Al Hawasna dam, Wilayat Al Khabourah 1.741mcm, Haiwan dam 0.01mcm, Abu Qala'a dam 0.04mcm, Wadi Mahadha dam 0.124mcm, Misailik dam 0.129mcm, Al Juaif dam 0.015mcm, Masah dam 0.013mcm, Wilayat of Mahadha and Al Taw dam 0.795 mcm.
The festival, organised by Friends of Jordan Festivals (FJF), will continue until September 10 at the Citadel in Jabal Al Qala'a.
He pointed out that the accused is wanted for his involvement in many criminal offenses, including the murder of two people from Qala'a Suker during the former regime, pointing out that the defendant was referred to the judiciary.
The judges, Fathi bin Al Hadi Al Qala'a, Al Shazli bin Mabrouk Fares, Ibrahim bin Farah bin Farah and Mohammed Al Obeidli bin Saleh, took the oath of office at the Emiri Court on Wednesday.