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Noun1.mukataa - an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center; "Arafat was holed up in the mukataa of his West Bank compound"
central office, headquarters, main office, home base, home office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York"
Arabic, Arabic language - the Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects
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The four-story complex will replace Yasser Arafat's British-era Mukataa within 18 months - just like U.
In the Ain El-Hilweh refugee camp near Saida, images crowd one's mind: Yasser Arafat's keffiyeh, the sign of victory, the plane that never sleeps, Oslo, and the Mukataa being demolished over the symbolic leader.
Tony Blair looks out of a window at The Mukataa, the Presidential Compound of the Palestinian Authority where he visited Mahmoud Abbas