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`Akka

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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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It has been considering a link from the Akkas field (30 km east of the Syrian border) to a 10 BCM/year Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP) built in Syria.
According to District Coordination Officer (DCO) Noorul Amin Mengal here on Friday, complaints received against four actors and actresses including Sheeza Butt, Faisal Ramay, Rashid Kamal and Shabbir Akkas that they use improper dialogues while performing in stage dramas.
The event is entitled "Asir: Robe of Urbanization" and will be held in Akkas village over four days.
BAGHDAD / NINA / South Korea's Energy Department declared that Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), owner of the project to develop Akkas gas in Anbar province, said that the project is facing delays due to the recent crisis in the country.
Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) plans gradually to reduce its stake in Iraq's Akkas gas field, which lies in Anbar near the Syrian border, as violence rises in the troubled province.
A senior prosecutor, Muammer Akkas, said this week that he had been removed from the case and accused police of obstructing it by failing to execute his arrest warrants.
On Thursday, a Turkish prosecutor, Muammer Akkas, said he had been removed from the case and accused police of obstructing it by failing to execute his arrest warrants.
Daewoo E&C will handle engineering, procurement and construction work for the processing facility and pipeline network at the Akkas gas field, which has reserves of 5.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Gunmen attacked a contracting company in Iraq's Akkas gasfield, killing at least three local workers and kidnapping two more before burning their camp in the remote Western desert.
Two people were abucted and a further three killed after a gun battle erupted in Iraq's Akkas gas field in the far West of the country, Reuters reported.
The APC says Akkas, about 30 km east of the Syrian border, is to be the only source of gas for export out of Anbar, but only after the field's output has met the local needs.
The contract for the Akkas field was signed by Deputy Oil Minister Ahmed