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souk

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(in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace
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The Bahrain Chamber for Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has also sent a written confirmation to the council that it will contribute towards the costs of revamping the suq.
Check out Suq if you're turning up with a big appetite, and for its tranquil view.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa visited the suq to inspect trade activities and identify the needs of this iconic market, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The suq reflects the cultural heritage of the Kingdom, where visitors from around the world come to see the conventional appearance of the marketplace.
Bursa Suq Al-Sila' was selected as the frontrunner in the category of innovation for this award as it is the world's first end-to-end Shari'ah compliant commodity trading platform, designed to facilitate commodity-based Islamic financing and investment transactions under the Shari'ah principles of Murabahah, Tawarruq and Musawwamah.
Last night, police forces arrested "wanted men" in Suq al-Sheyookh district, 45 km southeast of Nassiriya, according to the police spokesman while an eyewitness said that the arrested belonged to the Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi army.
This followed a major explosion that shook the heart of the suq in April last year with three gas cylinders outside Iram Tower restaurant, located just metres from Bab Al Bahrain Police Station, exploding and completely destroying one building and damaging surrounding properties and at least a dozen cars.
The event, which witnessed a large turnout of visitors to the old Suq, included a variety of festive activities including musical performances that suit different musical palettes, alongside the traditional music that showcases the Kingdom's heritage.
He urged traders in the suq, which is struggling with falling visitor numbers, to seize the initiative in the absence of any special Formula One arrangements by the government or the BCCI.
Bursa Malaysia's Chief Executive Officer, Dato' Yusli Mohamed Yusoff said that the Exchange was pleased to facilitate the issuance of the Sukuk 1Malaysia by facilitating the purchase and re-sale of the commodities through Bursa Suq Al-Sila .
The cash has been set aside for a planned facelift of the Manama suq, which includes artistic spaces, historical-themed buildings, pedestrian walkways, additional parking and toilets.
27 (BNA): A plan to turn Manama Suq into a trade hub and tourism destination has today been unveiled.