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 (ä-kō′, ä′kō)
See Acre.
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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.Akko - a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern MediterraneanAkko - 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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In these respects, Akko is no different from the rest of the world.
The ancient port of Akko is populated by both Jews and Arabs who live in adjacent and some mixed neighbourhoods.
In one excellent package, Gunnar Lehmann manages to present and analyze new survey data from the hinterland of Akko, engage in a sophisticated discussion of ancient identities and their potential archaeological identification, as well as provide a good review of the historical question of Tyrian economic and political expansion into the northern Akko Plain and Galilee.
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Ibrahim gave the warning on Friday when he visited the NYSC temporary orientation camp in Amada, Akko Local Government Area of Gombe state.
Today's episode, culled from that performance, features seven different encounters, including a butcher in Akko, a stoner in Tel Aviv, and a young couple whose very dramatic tale is told in song.
The Air Force also targeted terrorists' hideouts and concentrations in Dweir al-Akrad, Akko, and Kabbaneh, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles.
The latest victim has been identified as Zidan Seyf, 27, a police officer from the Arab town of Yanuh-Jat, located in northern Israel, northeast of the city of Akko. Seyf was among the officers who arrived at the scene of the attack and, after a shootout, were able to take down the terrorists.
The Kurdish militias did a better job dealing with local populations, according to Massoud Akko, a Kurdish journalist who was obliged to leave Syria for security reasons
The tournament will take place in and around the cities of Netanya, Ashkelon, Bat Yam and Akko from 1-14 of the month.
Finally, she comments on material found from Moshe's excavations at Akko, near Haifa, where perhaps other groups of "Sea Peoples" settled, such as the Shiqalaya or the Shardana, known from the reliefs of Ramesses III.