Al Qahira


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Noun1.Al Qahira - the capital of Egypt and the largest city in AfricaAl Qahira - the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Cairene - a native or inhabitant of Cairo
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Egyptian presenter Basma Wahba continues to achieve successes in the program "Sheikh El Hara" which screens daily on the channel "Al Qahira Walnas".
The convoy entered the area of Al Qahira carrying 3,000 family rations including vegetable oil, wheat, pulses and sugar -- enough for a family of six for one month.
A WFP "convoy entered the area of Al Qahira carrying 3,000 family rations including vegetable oil, wheat, pulses and sugar - enough for a family of six for one month," the Rome-based UN agency, which deals with emergency food assistance, said in a statement.
"A 12-truck convoy entered the besieged areas of Al Qahira and Al Mudhafer districts on Thursday, carrying 3,000 family food rations, each ration enough to feed a family of six for one month," the statement said.
Abdul Wahid Ashoor, Board Chairman and editor in-chief of Bawabat al Qahira Newspaper, from the Arab Republic of Egypt, said that the electoral process in the Sultanate is characterized by democracy, adding that the process is very well organized through what he saw when he visited some polling stations in the Wilayat of Bausher and voters were helpful while casting their votes, stressing that the voting processwent on smoothly.
Cairo Time (Betawqeet Al Qahira): "Starring the prominent Egyptian actor Nour Al Sherif, who will this year receive the prestigious Diff Lifetime achievement award, this is another exclusive Egyptian film that I look forward to watching." (Monday, December 15, 9.45pm, Madinat and Wednesday, December 17, 6pm, Vox.)
In a separate incident, a roadside bomb blew up on a busy street in Al Qahira district of northern Baghdad, killing three passersby, police and medical officials said.
LAYALI Al Qahira, an Egyptian restaurant located in the heart of Souq Waqif, offers a variety of sumptuous Egyptian delicacies, while showcasing the history and culture of Egypt.
By which name is the city of Al Qahira better known?
An extension of Sky News Arabia's popular weeknight Hiwar Al Laila programme, Hiwar Al Qahira, or the "Cairo Dialogue", will feature live discussions with studio guests on key political, social and economic developments in Egypt and from across the Arab world as seen from an Egyptian perspective.
Al Qahira Al Youmy certificates will be issued at a par value of EGP 10 and the initial minimum subscription value will be set at EGP 5000 ($895) per subscriber.
At least four others were killed and 11 wounded in a vehicle bomb explosion in the Al Qahira district, officials said.