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kas buh

  • n  an older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located

  • At the edge of the casbah, Colonel Noam Tibon and his patrol funnel from their jeeps and spread out.
  • In Algiers, the Place du Gouvernement, a sun-baked square between the casbah and the harbor, is known as "L'Abattoir" (the slaughterhouse).
  • Still outwardly a rebel, Zerrouk slipped back into the casbah as Bigeard's chief informer.
News & Articles

  • Nick Tavares: Future unwritten for Bruins
    At the peak of the New York Islanders' dynasty in 1982, the Clash released their last true studio record, "Combat Rock." For casual fans, that's the one with "Rock the Casbah" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go."
    June 15, 2013 - The Standard-Times

  • Krim Belkacem in
    The Casbah is in danger, and we must save it before it is too late,historian Belkacem Babaci said, reflecting a pride found everywhere among the tottering huddle of walled houses.
  • Topper Headon in Rolling Stone
    It was tough,Headon says. "In 1983 Pete Townshend paid for me to come to Los Angeles to have the electric box treatment for heroin addiction. And while I was there the Clash were playing the US festival and 'Rock The Casbah' was all over...
  • Mario Rubalcaba in San Diego Union Tribune
    I remember playing in Belgium with Rocket From the Crypt and seeing a guy in the audience wearing a Casbah T-shirt,said Rubalcaba, who is now the drummer in the power trio Earthless. "Almost everywhere we went in Europe, we'd see people in...

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