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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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A vehicle of Security Forces was patrolling when a landmine planted to target a vehicle of security forces exploded, leaving four persons dead in Akka Khel area of the Khyber Agency on Saturday.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, the security personnel conducted an intelligence based operation (IBO) in Akka Khel, Guli Khel and Ghaibi and confiscated Sub Machine Guns (SMGs), prepared improvised explosive devices (IED) and fuses.
43-year-old Lina al-Jarabouni, from Akka (Acre) city, was released from Israeli prisons, where she had been locked up for 15 years.
A statement released Monday quoted the committee's lawyer Luay Akka as saying that among the detainees were minors as young as 13 years old, with the majority of the detainees saying they were beaten and tortured during their detention, interrogation, and transport from one detention center to another, Ma'an reported.
The committee's lawyer Loay Akka visited the prison on Wednesday and met with journalist Omar Nazzal who has been hunger striking for 25 days in solidarity with prisoner Bilal Kayed and several others.
Nine years after Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni conferred an honorary title on longtime ruler Hun Sen, authorities told media outlets Thursday that journalists must refer to the prime minister by his formal title, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo - which roughly translates from Khmer as Lord Prime Minister and Supreme Military Commander.
Another attractions just outside the main museum exhibit area was the Link & Go concept car, an autonomous connected vehicle produced by French company Akka Technologies.