Example sentences for: al-

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

  • The Palestinian Pan-Arab daily al-Quds al-Arabi went so far as to suggest that the day might yet come when Palestinians will look back on the days of Netanyahu with something approaching nostalgia.

  • 1557D-T, United States v. bin Laden ("Al-Aqsa Mosque operation"); government exhibit no.

  • By the mid-ninth century, al-Gharb had become a Moorish kingdom, with a capital at Chelb, or Silves, (see page 107).

  • Writing in the Saudi paper Asharq al-Awsat , he said there was next to no prospect of an accommodation between Iraq and the United States but a likelihood instead of more American airstrikes that would leave the underlying problems unresolved.

  • 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.

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