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    0 3^} : : GAZETTEER OF THE PERSIAN GULF, 'OMAN, AND # CENTRAL ARABIA * ...

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    / INTRODUCTION THIS second volume of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, 'Oman and Central Arabia is a geographical dictionary, presenting, in a series of alphabetically arranged articles, a detailed account of the physical and political conditions of the Persian Gulf and its surrounding countries. For a description ...

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    of the island. OF THE persian gulf, 'oman, and central arabia. * Both names are iu common use, B ...

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    and Qatif in Eastern Arabia. Bedouins, (BAEE-AL however, seem to be unaware of any such general application ...

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    tribe in Eastern Arabia. The singular is ^Ajmi ; and in the mouth of Bedouins the name generally becomes ...

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    58 'AJMAN TRIBE To these may be added the A1 Jiblan section o£ the Mutair^ who have separated from their own tribe and at present form part of the ''Ajman ; and it may be noted that the Maraziq of the Shlbkuh District of the Persian Coast lay claim, to ^Ajman descent. In Arabia the various sections ...

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    Arabia/' Site and buildings, —The site of ^Anaizah is a loamy hollow 2 or 3 miles from the right bank ...

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    than in north-western Arabia generally. The principal diseases are fever^ enlarged spleen, catarrh, ...

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    / ^ {4jj 'ANIZAH 83 i aid# Singular 'Anizi isji* ; there is also a plural 'Anuzjyus : a great Arab tribe of Northern and Central Arabia. Distribution. —Their original seat is believed to have been a little co the north of Madmah on the water-shed between the Red Sea and the basin of Wadi-ar -Rumiuah^ ...

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    lists appear to correspond—an apt illustration of the difficulty of tribal questions in Arabia ...

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    of Central Arabia. The features of • Possibly a section of the Wald 'AH group. See second footnote, page 85. ...

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    the left in entering. Political sympathies.—'In the recent struggle in Central Arabia the Bedouins, ...

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    Turkish Arabia from ^tbe Persian province of ^Arabistan. Since 1847, in consequence of the Erzeroum Treaty ...

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    is that issued with the present Gazetteer, which takes the place of Parts of Arabia and Persia, 1883. The country ...

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    Mesopotamia and Arabia with sugar (vide lie Strange). The disappearance of this staple is not a little ...

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    at various points in Arabia and in the Persian Gulf region, as for instance at Na'am in the district ...

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    for making ropes and Bedouin tents. Forty years ago the 'Ataibah owned some of the best horses in Arabia ... from fanaticism. Number and divisions, —Their total number within the limits of Central Arabia may ...

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    'AW AMIR 187 Bedouins ranging the borders of tlie Ruba'-al-Khali from Trucial 'Oman in the north, which they occasionally visit in small numbers, to the district of Dhufar on the southern coast of Arabia. The other two-thirds are now settled, chiefly in 'Oman Proper where they possess the villages ...

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    found in Eastern Arabia outside the limits of the Kuwait Principality, within which they range from ... 'Awazim or Hawazim are apparently found in various parts of Central Arabia, especially at Jauf-al-'Amir, ... army in Central Arabia, who were collected and formed into a tribe. This story appears improbable, ...

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    of Arabia have a strange religion of their ...

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    ; and Palgrave's Central and Eastern Arabia, 1865. More recent are: Captain E. L. Durand's Description oj ... the Mediterranean to India, ISW the Persian Gulf Pilot, 1898; the Reverend S. M. Zwemer's Arabia, 1900; Mrs. T. Bent's Southern Arabia, 1900; and Captain A. W. Stiffe's Ancient Trading Centres of the Persian Gutf— ...

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    of them even to India, Southern Arabia and Zanzibar; 917 which proceed to the pearl banks; 80 cargo ... of Arabia ; but its former function is the more important, and it is probable that, if the pearl beds were ...

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    in Eastern Arabia and even in Najd is exerted chiefly from Basrah. Old Basrah, which occupied a different ...

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    runs north-west and south-east be- DAHANAB tween Central Arabia and the Arabian districts ...

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    m DIM which has several high towers. There are four large mosques, two in the ^Ayaidhat quarter and one at each end o£ the Suq-al-Shawaiq j but, as is usual in this part of Arabia, they are without decoration or architec tural features. The ordinary houses of the town are frequently of brick and mortar ...

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    The districts par excellen of the Dawasir are those TRIBE of Widyan Dawasir and Aflaj in Central Arabia ...

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    at present the chief Shaikh of the Bedouin Dawasir of Central Arabia^ himself belongs to the Misa irah. ...

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    of dates. The Dawasir of Central Arabia profess to be followers of Ibn Hanbal, but in reality ...

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    the Persian Gulf on the north and the Ruba'-al-Khali or Great Desert of Southern Arabia on the south ...

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    is properly used to describe the maritime plain oh the south coast of Arabia which extends > enclosed between ... Arabia or in the Geo graphical Journal for August 1895. The Chart for Dhufar is No. 10B. For authorities ...

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    . There is no direct route between Dhufar and Central Arabia. Trade, shipping and resources, —There ...

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    but not the most striking cape on the south ern coast of Arabia. The sea around it is very deep. The sum mit ...

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    coast of Arabia. Numerous watercourses from the hills traverse the plain to the sea, and about a dozen ...

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    the easternmost point in Arabia. Hadd is 16 miles east by south of Sur and may be reckoned as belonging to tbe ...

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    of Central Arabia j it is JJU situated about 400 miles west-south-west of Basrah, 350 miles north west ...

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    in Wadi-al-Jizi, there is a fort in his possession. HAJIR A nomadic Arab tribe of Eastern Arabia. By Bedouins ...

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    in 'Oman, probably the longest in that part of Arabia. Its head is di vided from the head of Wadi Samail ...

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    head. HAMAD A great desert plain in Northern Arabia to the north-east of "Wadi Sirhan and to the north ...

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    as containing the road between ^Ayainah and Barrali, a eection of one of the principal routes across Arabia ...

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    and keep their animals in the middle, an unusual form of camp among the Bedouins of Central Arabia ...

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    the tribes of Arabia. A part of Jabal 3 Alaiyah apparently projects southwards into the Hariq valley, ...

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    in Qatar. m A detached province of the Turkish Empire, s ifc U ated on the coast of Eastern Arabia between ... ' 8tern Arabia in its physical aspect sc^teriToc t" r fc the rea ' ler ' n0r e0uid the turkish «/th s bepn ... ' but " ^eerns to be the least mtable that can be suggested : the only possible alteruatiye is " Eastern Arabia ...

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    Sanjaq in Eastern Arabia being admitted and the Turkish name " Sanjaq of Najd " being rejected ...

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    Arahie, 1774:; SadWefs Diary of a Journey across Arabia (in 1819), lb66 ; Bombay Records, XXIY, 1856 ; Palgrave's Central and Eastern Arabia, 1865; Pelly's Report on a Journey to the Wahabee Capital, 1866 ; Captain J. A. D ouiilas's Journey from India to the Mediterranean, 1897 ; tl e Rev. S. M. Zvemer'B Arabia ...

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    in this part of EHstern Arabia, running f^r about 1( j 0 miles from north by west to south by east. From its ...

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    to tbe subject in this part of Arabia, believes tbat the following were the points reached by Sadlier ...

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    is Hataimi and there is a distributive plural HATAIM Hatman . A nomad tribe of Central Arabia; their origin ...

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    in the west of Central Arabia may be roughly estimated at 3,000 souls. hife and character, —The Hataim live ...

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    of Hofuf, which belongs to the Shi'ah sect and is probably the largest mosque in Eastern Arabia ...

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    they settled on their return to Arabia. D ivino n s. —M any of the Huwalah are unable to say from which ...

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