mahmal

mahmal

(ˈmɑːmɑːl)
n
(Islam) a litter used in a Muslim ceremony which is carried by a camel
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There is also Ludwig Deutsch's "The Procession of the Mahmal Through the Streets of Cairo."
The young man who used to go with me to flirt with the girls in Mahmal Mall on the corniche, believes now only in the "houris" of Paradise.
The one-day event was held at the Sofitel Hotel in Jeddah under the sponsorship of Mefma corporate members Al Mahmal Facilities Services Company.
By: Osama Fatim CAIRO - 12 November 2017: The older generation has witnessed the Mahmal parade that used to pass through Cairo's old streets.
This includes a documentary of a Mahmal convoy in Cairo in 1938 before it headed to Makkah, as well as niches that covered the Kaaba during different periods of time, and a replica of the key to the Kaaba from the late twentieth century.
A few days ago, Mahmal supermarket chains were sold to Ragab Sons chains, who added around 40 branches to his portfolio through this move.
Ces nouveaux espaces d'investissement contribueront egalement a generer de nouveaux postes d'emploi dans ces communes a caractere agropastoral, a-t-on ajoute, rappelant que 8 zones similaires ont ete amenagees entre les annees 2010 et 2013 dans plusieurs communes de la wilaya a l'instar de N'sigha, d'El Mahmal et de Khenchela, pour un cout de 5 milliards de dinars.
(2.) Nafil H, Tazi I, Sifessalam M, Bouchtia M, Mahmal L, Clinical, biological and therapeutic profile of anaemia by vitamin B12 deficiency in the department of haematology of Marrakech (Morocco), Bull Soc Pathol Exot.
His photos depict the important steps of the pilgrimage a century ago " the Egyptian caravan's arrival in Jeddah's harbour; the landing of the Mahmal and the Kiswa; perceived sites along the way, as Eve's grave in Jeddah, Turkish forts, Makkah Sherif's house and several famous characters of this period as Y[pounds sterling]Abd ul Rahman Pasha Al Yusuf, Ottoman emir of the pilgrimage.
The exhibition included pictures about the 21-gun salute fired on the arrival of the Mahmal at Jeddah port; the Ka'aba and the well of Zam-Zam and the Prophet Abraham's sanctuary; and the pilgrims after getting their passports stamped.
The annual departure of the pilgrimage caravan and its return with the accompanying palanquin (mahmal) were the main events that occupied the historians, along with the problems faced by the pilgrims while traveling to and sojourning in the holy city.
It would also have been along the route of the Mahmal, or procession which set off each year from Cairo with the kiswah, or cloth that would cover the sacred Ka'aba in Makkah during the Hajj pilgrimage.