n.1.(Zool.) The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(4.) Jedidi M, Mlayeh S, Masmoudi T, Souguir MK, Zemni M.
A kilometre later, the whistle was blown by Walid Zemni, OCA coach, as the riders went towards Quriyat.
Heureusement que nous entretenons de bonnes relations avec eux et nous sommes parvenus a avoir ces championnats mediterraneens des jeunes a Tunis au mois de decembre, au lieu de septembre [beaucoup plus grand que], a indique le president de la Federation tunisienne, Faycal Zemni. Le president de la Confederation mediterraneenne de gymnastique est attendu prochainement en Tunisie pour y voir plus clair dans cette affaire.
(33.) Sami Zemni and Koonread Bogaert, "Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and Competitive Politics," in Muhammed Salih (ed.), Interpreting Islamic Political Parties (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
Marliees Casier, Petra Heyse, Noel Clycq, Sami Zemni and Christiane Timmerman, "Breaking the In-Group: Shifting Boundaries in Transnational Partner Choice Processes of Individuals of Moroccan, Tunisian, Algerian,
Professor Sami Zemni, director of the Middle East and North Africa Research Group at the Belgian University of Ghent, gave a keynote speech titled "Business and economic development during revolutionary times" and argued that the poor state of economies in some Arab countries was the main reason behind the uprisings.
A solid literature discusses the specificities of Morocco's transition to globalization from its previous experience with postcolonial nationalist development in the second half of the 20th century: the predominant themes being the country's peculiar regime of monarch-centric neoliberalism led by King Mohammed VI; its negotiations with both Islamist and Western influences, which have historically differentiated it from other Arab states; and the redefinition of political-economic elites through corporate, professional, technocratic, and managerial discourses (see, for example, Catusse, 2008; Cohen and Jai'di, 2006; Zemni and Bogaert, 2006).
(31.) Balci, Bayram & Goyushov, Altay, "Changing Islam in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan and its impact on the Sunni-Shia cleavage," in: Marechal, Brigitte & Zemni, Sami, Contemporary Sunni-Shia relationships, Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, 2012).
"In spite of the saturation of Tunisian telecom market, ZTE has managed to find its place in Tunisia," Rayencom's CEO Belhassen Zemni told Xinhua.
S energetickou bezpecnosti Ciny uzce souvisi prepravni trasy pro ropu a zemni plyn vedouci ze stredoasijskych republik do Ciny prave pres Ujgurskou autonomni oblast.