hejaz hejaz

Definition(s):

  • (n) a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Syria peace talks postponed in blow to Obama

    A photo made available by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows damage at al-Hejaz square in Damascus. According to SANA, eight civilians have been killed and 50 others wounded Wednesday in the blast in al-Hejaz Square.
    on November 6, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Bomb hits Damascus city centre, 8 dead -SANA

    A bomb exploded in a central square of Damascus on Wednesday, killing eight people and wounding several others, Syria's state news agency said. The SANA report said the blast hit Hejaz square, in the heart ...
    on November 6, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In October 2004, Nicholas Lemann wrote in The New Yorker that "it may not be safe enough there for the scheduled elections to be held in January." "Hejaz Hazim, a computer engineer who could not find a job in computers and now cleans clothes,...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Nicholas Lemann Source: Yahoo! News

  2. Siegfried Sassoon, who served in Palestine as well as the Western Front in the Great War, wrote of Seven Pillars that "I have savoured your Hejaz hardships. Have, in fact, enjoyed all the fun without so much as a grain of sand in my cup or the least...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Siegfried Sassoon Source: Independent

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