Example sentences for: al-

How can you use “al-” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In Kuwait, the newspaper Al-Qabas said that the only worthwhile objective for the United States was the removal of Saddam Hussein from power.

  • Sources cited Thursday by al-Quds al-Arabi conceded that there had been an argument between bin Laden and the Taliban's supreme leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, about bin Laden's advocacy of a "fatwa" against Americans and Jews, calling for attacks on them worldwide until U.S. forces quit Muslim lands.

  • Among world leaders today the few practitioners of this form of personal rule include Syria's Hafez al-Assad ("Assad" means "lion" in Arabic) and Turkmenistan's Turkmenbashi--"father of the Turkmens," the form of address favored by President Saparmurat Niyazov, the landlocked republic's opéra - bouffe strongman who has commissioned a stunted replica of the Eiffel Tower, with a revolving statue of himself on top, for the center of his capital city, Ashkhabad.

  • The Palestinian editor of the Pan-Arab daily Al-Quds al-Arabi (which was banned in Syria this June when it said President Hafez Assad sought peace with Israel only so that he would be able to pass on his job to his son) replied with vigor to Tlass' outburst.

  • "A resolution to this crisis, whether diplomatic or military, will only push the region toward more tension, and will only increase the suffering of the Iraqi people if it does not take into consideration the need to topple the regime," Al-Qabas said.


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