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According to Gabain, the meaning 'black nothern' of the word 'qara' in Qara kum is related to its territorial situation in the northern part of Khorasan.
The Syrian army has already captured the towns of Qara and Deir Attiyeh, as the regime seeks to encircle the rebels in the Qalamoun region and sever opposition supply lines across the nearby border with Lebanon.
According to AFP, the regime has recaptured the town of Qara and Deir Attiyeh and now its troops are fighting with rebel groups for control of Nabak.
The army retook the town after wresting back Qara in the northern countryside of Damascus.
Then the most powerful dynasty in Persia was that of the Turkoman Qara Qoyunlu (black sheep), whose ruler Jahan ordered Junaid to leave Ardabil or he would destroy it.
Dans le contexte des tensions entretenues par les clivages entre les sunnites et les chiites, Damas, conforte par ses succes sur le terrain (prise de Qara bloquant l'acces des rebelles au Liban), a valide la these de la complicite de certains pays du Golfe accuses de [beaucoup moins que]tous les actes terroristes frappant la Syrie, le Liban et l'Irak[beaucoup plus grand que].
Activists say one of the main sites of the battle is around the town of Qara, which lies near a main highway leading from Damascus to the central city of Homs.
L'accord, qui porte sur l'exploration du champ de Qara Dagh, dans le sud de la region kurde, est le troisieme conclu par Chevron avec des responsables du Kurdistan.
Murad Qara Yalan stated to London-based al-Sharq al-Awsat daily that "the Iraqi Kurdish government is fully aware on the happenings in the region and supports peace in Turkey".
For ExxonMobil's operations, the KRG has allocated land to have a base camp at Kani Kuchal in the disputed Qara Hanjer EPSA block which Baghdad insists does not belong to Kurdistan.
Nassir bin Abdulaziz al Nasser, UN High Representative for United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC), Fr Miguel Angel Goixot, representative of the Vatican City, Dr Ali Mohiuddin Qara Daghi, representative of the International Union for Muslim Scholars, and Claudio Eppelmn, executive director of the Jewish Council for Latin America will address the opening session.
Earlier Hawrami said Kurdistan, which is in the north of Iraq and has run its own administration and armed forces since 1991, had awarded Chevron a stake in the Qara Dagh oil block.