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A nonvenereal form of syphilis that is endemic primarily among children in the Middle East and North Africa, characterized by mouth and skin lesions and destruction of long bone tissue, and caused by a strain of the spirochete Treponema pallidum that is transmitted by mouth-to-mouth contact or shared utensils.

[Colloquial Arabic bajal.]
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Earlier, despite the rain, hundreds of students and locals lined-up at the entrance of Peace Palace to welcome Dr Mahathir and Dr Siti Hasmah.
Continuing with the strong performance from last fiscal, SITI reported growth in its Operating EBITDA by 1.5x to Rs 841 Mn in Q1 FY20.
However, the prosecutor in the case requested the murder charge for Siti Aisyah be dropped, without giving a reason.
Revealing why she held hands of these two men, Siti Hasmah said that it was because both had visited their house earlier.
On November 21, in a video shared on Twitter, shows Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali expressing her excitement for holding the cricket legend-turned-politician's hand after gleefully asking him, 'Can I hold your hand?'
When Siti appeared at the end of the festival, a few enthusiastic fans began to form a human pyramid to express their passion, but some of them fell from the formations, enticing the crowd into a frenzy of screams.
It has been a tradition in the Siti Asiah's large family to purchase animals for Korban, although this year they skipped the Korban ritual.
In President University, Siti Syafikah Binti Omar and Azimah Binti Azizan joined International Relation Study Program, Angeline took Business Administration Study Program and Nur Syahira Binti Alias took Management Study Program.
On Feb 8 last year, Siti Aisyah had been given 4,000 ringgit ($1,020) by Hong Song Hac, a North Korean, to buy tickets to Macau so that she could play pranks for a reality TV show, her lawyer, Gooi Soon Seng, told the court.
5 last year, Siti Aisyah was approached at a nightclub by a Malaysian taxi driver, who asked her if she would participate in a Japanese video prank show, her lawyer, Gooi Soon Seng, told the court during his questioning of the lead police investigator in the case, Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz.
The funds will be used to construct the first stage of the Tsentr Siti residential area, which is in the immediate vicinity of the Moscow City business centre.