nabk


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nabk

(ˈnæbək) or

nebbuk

n
1. (Plants) a prickly shrub, Ziziphus spina-christi, native to Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern areas
2. (Plants) a prickly shrub, Ziziphus lotus, native to Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern areas
3. (Plants) the edible berry of the Ziziphus lotus shrub
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The army has already captured the towns of Qara and Deir Atiyeh, and a Syrian security source told AFP troops now controlled 60 percent of Nabk, which lies further south toward the capital.
Hidden among three mountains -Hide Bin Radhi, Hide Mura'aeh and Hide Al-Burieh, the town is decorated with many trees of Nabk (Christ's thorn).
The song's lyrics, which salute Hezbollah's role in earlier campaigns against the towns of Nabk and Qusair, and label the Syrian rebels as "takfiri" extremists, enraged opposition supporters.
Many old Nabk trees (Christ's Thorn) make for a magnificent view.
The song's lyrics, which salute Hezbollah's role in earlier campaigns against the towns of Nabk and Qusair, and label the Syrian militants as "Takfiri" extremists, enraged opposition supporters.
Rebels accused Iraqi militias from the Dhulfiqar Brigade of committing massacres of civilians in the town of Nabk, where ferocious and bloody fighting was underway last month.
Girls and women picking fruit from the nabk or acacia (ChristCOs thorn) tree, mowing field grass, a bride coming out for the first time after being married and a group of women fetching wood at dawn for cooking.
Her family of nine had tried to find a place to stay in the town when they arrived three weeks ago by foot from the Syrian town of Nabk. But their search was fruitless.