zobaa

zobaa

[zō′bä]
(meteorology)
In Egypt, a lofty whirlwind of sand resembling a pillar, moving with great velocity.
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The executive chairperson of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), Mona Zobaa, discussed with Mongolian state secretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Davaasuren Damdinsuren, the activation of the recommendations issued by the first session of the Egyptian Mongolian Joint Committee, as well as the Executive Programme for Cultural, Scientific, and Technological Cooperation until 2018.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 21 November 2017: The new companies established in Egypt since issuing the new investment act has increased by 50 percent, Chairman of Egyptian General Authority for Investment Mona Zobaa told MENA on Thursday.
Sahar Nasr and CEO of the General Authority For Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) Mona Zobaa held a videoconference meeting with the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington after issuance of WNGs latest Doing Business report on its 15th anniversary.
Editors Zobaa and Vaccaro present students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with a collection of academic articles and scholarly papers focused on emerging technologies and the application of computational intelligence to smart grid technology.
Zobaa, "Development and opportunities of distributed generation fueled by renewable energy sources", Int.
It was a roadside bomb that went off near a pick-up carrying construction workers in Zobaa village west of Abu Ghraib," said a police source who asked not to be named.
Al-Baghdadi identified these tribes (he put the number of tribal sheikhs who had pledged allegiance at 70 percent) as "the Duleim, the Jebour, the Ubaid, Zobaa, Qais, Azzah, Tayy, the Janabis, the Hayyalis, the Mushahdeh, the Dayniyyeh, the Bani Zeid, the Mujammaa, the Shammar, the Anizeh, the Sumaydaa, the Nuaym, the Khazraj, the Bani Lheib, the Bu Hayyat, the Bani Hamdan, the al Saadoun, the al Ghanim, the Saideh, the Maadheeh, the Karabileh, the al Salman, and the Kubeisat," and he had listed the areas in which the jihadists operate as Fallouja, al-Garmeh, Amiriyah, Ramadi, al-Gharbiyeh, al-Tarmiyyeh, al-Sinniyeh, Tikrit, Sammara, Baqouba, Al Udheim, Mosul, Kirkuk, Talafar, and Baghdad; see Nibras Kazimi, "Would-Be Caliph's Inaugural Address.
Police commandos locked at least 11 men, from the Sunni Arab Zobaa tribe, inside a metal container on July 11 after arresting them at a hospital near Abu Ghraib, west of Baghdad, on alleged suspicion of insurgent activities.
The event was also attended by chairman of the Egyptian General Authority for Investment Mona Zobaa in addition to a number of Arab and European officials.
The meeting was attended by Mona Zobaa, the executive chairperson of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), and Fadel Marzouk, the chairperson of the Readymade Garments Export Council of Egypt.
Ismail al-Issawy, a management member of the central hospital in Fallujah, said that 1,500 families have fled the city center and about 500 families left Zobaa village, all headed towards the Iraqi army and local voluntary troops positions in Anbar province.