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Taif is a musical group.

  • album: "Taif-EP"

Miscellanea

Taif a.k.a. interleukin 32 is a gene.

  • also known as tumor necrosis factor alpha-inducing factor, natural killer cells protein 4, natural killer cell transcript 4

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Google previewSaudi Arabia (2004)

by Anthony Ham, Martha Brekhus Shams, Andrew Madden

Orientation Taif is a rare Saudi phenomenon - not only do the streets have names but most of the signs are in Arabic and English. The centre of town stretches out from the southern end of Shubra St, south of King Faisal St. Information Arab ...

Google previewThe American Journal of Science (1909)

Taif refers to the Texas deposits and says: “ The white chalk is exposed from Austin northward to Sherman, Texas, through a distance of nearly 250 miles, without appreciable change in its thickness of nearly 600 feet, and with ...

Google previewOman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (2010)

by Jenny Walker, Stuart Butler, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Iain Shearer

Sleeping Taif is a still a popular retreat during summer (May to September) for Saudis as well as for Kuwaitis, Emiratis and Omanis. Reservations (at least 10 days in advance) are advised. Safari Hotel (x734 6660; Musala St; low/high season s ...

Google previewThe life of Midhat Pasha (1903)

a record of his services, political reforms, banishment, and judicial murder, derived from private documents and reminiscences by Ali Haydar Mithat

Taif is a town situated to the south of Mecca, and is renowned for its verdure and for its surrounding fortress. Midhat Pasha, Damad Mahmoud Djelaleddin and Nouri Pashas, with the other prisoners, were taken by a special steamer and landed ...

Google previewThe Shadow Factory (2008)

The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America by James Bamford

For many Saudis, Taif is a place to escape to, a cool mountain refuge a mile above the sweltering streets of Mecca. Set in a hollow between granite hills rising from the eastern slope of the Hejaz, it is also a city where the old and new have ...

Google previewThe Travels of the Chevalier D'Arvieux in Arabia the Desart (1732)

by Laurent d' Arvieux

TAIF is a fmall Town, the Soil of which abounds with Fruit, situate to the South of the Mountain of Gazowan : "Tis the Coldest Place of all the Country of Hegiaz, insomuch that there's often Ice upon that Mountain. The greatest part of its Fruits are ...

Google previewCultureShock! Saudi Arabia (2009)

A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette by Peter North, Harvey Tripp

Taif is a typical Saudi Arabian city of contrasting old and new. Glass-clad modern buildings, several stories high, rise cheek by jowl with the old mud plastered stone structures with wooden louvred windows and carved wooden doors. The city ...

Google previewTeens in Saudi Arabia (2006)

by Nicki Yackley-Franken

Taif is a city of about 500,000 people, but during the summer months, the population nearly doubles with visitors who swarm there to escape the country's extreme heat. Tucked away in the western mountains, tlje city generally has one of the ...

Google previewCities of the Middle East and North Africa (2007)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Michael Dumper, Bruce E. Stanley

Taif is an old resort town, an ancient station on the caravan routes,and an even older oasis settlement.There are ar- chaeological remains in the basin that date back before 2000 BC.Ancient dams and irrigation systems testify to continual use ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Yemen (2010)

by Robert D. Burrowes

Against this, the process seemingly got a boost in early 1995 with President Salih saying for the first time that Yemen was open to accepting all provisions of the Taif Treaty and with the signing by ROY and Saudi Arabia of a memorandum of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1979)

Volume 26 - Role Indicators to St. Anselm-College Library (Rome) by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

Hafuf, Dammam, Taif, and Abha. The old historical libraries such as 'Arif Hikmat Library, al-Mahmudiyah Library, al-Haram Library of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

TAIF, or TAYF, a town of Arabia, in the Hedsjas, situated in a mountainous but fertile and well-cultivated district. It was visited by Burckhardt in 1814-, who describes it at that time as nearly in a state ofruin, many of the buildings having been ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

From the hot lowland in which Mecca is situated the country rises steeply up to the Taif plateau, some 6000 ft. above sealevel, a district resembling in climate and physical character the highlands of Asir and Yemen. Jebel el Kura at the ...

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Scrabble value of T1A1I1F4

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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