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(Placename) a city and port in N Israel, strategically situated on the Bay of Acre in the E Mediterranean: taken and retaken during the Crusades (1104, 1187, 1191, 1291), taken by the Turks (1517), by Egypt (1832), and by the Turks again (1839). Pop: 45 600 (2001). another name for Acre
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Noun1.Akka - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern MediterraneanAkka - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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RAMALLAH, March 10, 2011 (WAFA) - Prisoner's Club Lawyer, Louay Akka, said that prisoners in Ashkelon prison are warning of an open hunger strike due to the deteriorating conditions they are suffering from.
The same is happening with the Palestinian cities of Nazareth and Akka.
Compton Akka, an 11-2 shot, turned over Michael Bell's 4-9 hotpot Golconda in the seven-furlong fillies' maiden.
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Raei was ready to leave the Israeli prison of Damoun near Akka at 6:30 am for a scheduled 8 am release, but was delayed until 3:00.
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Five civilians who have been tried in the case are identified as Khalique Rehman, Usman Akka, Wajid Mehmood, Muhammad Adnan and Tahir Shafique.
A statement by the two wings arrived to the PNN studios reading in part, "We confirm that the operation is a response to Israeli massacres against our people and the assaults on Al Aqsa and Jerusalem, Akka and in memory of the martyr and leader Fathi Shakai.
The daughter of Tirol has an additional 6lb to carry on account of her five-length demolition of Compton Akka over seven furlongs at Lingfield last Saturday.
The establishment of ARMAC in Cambodia was the initiative of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia during Cambodias ASEAN Chairmanship in 2012.
The Naxals have demanded the release of eight colleagues: Markam Gopanna alias Satyam Reddy, Nirmal Akka alias Vijay Laxmi, Devpal Chandrashekhar Reddy, Shantipriya Reddy, Meena Choudhari, Korsa Sunny, Markam Sunny and Asit Kumar Sen.