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  CavaTravel.com: Travel Info: Sevilla, Spain
The Normans invaded during the first century of Muslim rule, but were rebuffed by Abderramán, and the Moors consolidated their hold over the city.
In 1035, the Caliphate of Córdoba collapsed, causing instability throughout the region.
Ishbiliya became an independent kingdom during this time, and even expanded its territory and influence, penetrating into the centralized domain of Al-Andalus.
www.casavaria.com /travel/destinations/spain/sev/profile.htm   (892 words)

 albawaba.com middle east news information::IIshbiliya Village development presented at Property Arabia 2006
The Ishbiliya Village stand, attracted crowds of Bahrainis, GCC nationals who found the 176,000m2 sized development truly unique in its concept of a vibrant environment that provides maximum lifestyle amenities to residents and maximum benefit to commercial tenants.
The Ishbiliya Village will boast over 300 beautifully appointed villas of varying size and price, these include single detached villas and row houses.
Other community based services will also be created for residents of Ishbiliya village, including common areas to gather, places of worship, private educational facilities for youngsters and public parks.
www.menareport.com /en/business,real_esta/198493   (298 words)

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This city was a great center of Moorish learning and culture after the fall of the Caliphate of Cordoba.
The Romans had named the city Hispalis, from which the Arabs derived Ishbiliya.
Our lodgings were named after a poet who lived here, near the center of town, very near the banks of the Guadalquivir.
www.ostgardr.org /seahorse/articles/ana.spain.4   (983 words)

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Ispalis or Hispalis, Moorish Ishbiliya), the capital of the Spanish province of Seville, and the chief city of Andalusia, on the left bank of the river Guadalquivir, 54 M. from the Atlantic Ocean, and 355 M. by rail S.S.W. of Madrid.
Seville is an archiepiscopal see, a port with many thriving industries, and in size the fourth city in the kingdom, ranking after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /correction/edit?content_id=60644&locale=en   (2632 words)

 Ishbiliya Village main attraction at Property Arabia 2006 | Kuwait Finance House (KFH)
Ishbiliya Village main attraction at Property Arabia 2006
Ishbiliya Village main attraction at Property Arabia 2006
Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain (KFH-Bahrain), a leading Islamic commercial and investment bank, today revealed its US$ 150 million Ishbiliya Village development to the Middle East's real estate market at Property Arabia 2006, the region's leading international property and investment exhibition, currently taking place at the Bahrain International Exhibition Center.
www.ameinfo.com /86937.html   (697 words)

 Lonely Planet
Visigothic Hispalis was a bit of a cultural centre, especially in the time of its leading scholar, St Isidoro (565-636).
Enter the Muslims, who invaded and called it Ishbiliya, and Seville continued to play second fiddle to Córdoba.
After the collapse of the Córdoba Caliphate in 1031, however, Seville became the most powerful of the taifa states into which Al-Andalus broke up.
www.expedia.co.uk /lonelyplanet/Seville/historyandculture.aspx   (906 words)

 Splendid Magazine reviews Various Artists: Oxfam Arabia: Arabesque to Oud -- Contemporary Arabian Sounds
I can't even pretend to know the first thing about Arabic musical traditions and their heritage, so I won't even try.
And I risk giving away the naive position from which I approached this disc by saying this, but Naseer Shamma's "Min Ashur Ila Ishbiliya" ranks among my very favorite tracks.
While it obviously differs in instrumentation (Shamma is a master of the oud), its humanist tone reminds me of Ravi Shankar's original sitar score for Satyajit Ray's landmark film, Pather Panchali (1955); the sounds are intense yet playful and the performance is both mesmerizing and dizzying in its genius.
www.splendidezine.com /review.html?reviewid=1068928470249195   (432 words)

 Seville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Under the Romans Seville was a busy port town, but was always overshadowed by Cordoba.
Even when the Muslims arrived and called it Ishbiliya, it was still regarded as less important.
However, after the collapse of the Cordoba Caliphate in 1031, the town became the most powerful of the small taifa states into which Al-Andalus broke up.
www.learn-spanish-in-spain.com /seville.php   (1164 words)

 Saudi blasts kill 10 Americans
A US official, who declined to be identified, said there had been at least four bombs.
Witnesses earlier said they had heard three blasts, which sent fire balls into the night sky above the Gharnata, Ishbiliya and Cordoba compounds.
Cars and pickup trucks, badly twisted and still smouldering, littered the three compounds which housed villas and four-storey blocks.
www.rediff.com /us/2003/may/13saudi.htm   (466 words)

 A History Lovers Guide to Seville
Visigothic Hispalis was a bit of a cultural center, especially in the time of its leading scholar, St Isidoro from 565 AD to 636 AD.
The Muslims took the city and called it Ishbiliya.
After the collapse of the Córdoba Caliphate in 1031, Seville became the most powerful of the taifa states into which Al-Andalus broke up.
www.googobits.com /articles/1841-a-history-lovers-guide-to-seville.html   (590 words)

 Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells eBook by BookRags
Whether they remained to flourish with the other Jews under the Moors, my Sevilla en la Mano does not say; and I am not sure whether they survived to share the universal exile into which Islam and Israel were finally driven.
What is certain is, that the old Phoenician name of Hispalis outlived the Roman name of Julia Romula and reappeared in the Arabic as Ishbiliya (I know it from my Baedeker) and is now permanently established as Seville.
Under the Moors the city was subordinate to Cordova, though I can hardly bear to think so in my far greater love of Seville.
www.bookrags.com /ebooks/7430/135.html   (466 words)

 MENAFN - Middle East North Africa . Financial Network News: Property Arabia - an ideal opportunity for investors - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Their presence reflects the rapid pace at which the Kingdom's real estate sector is growing, and the exhibition will highlight the numerous first class investment opportunities it has to offer," Key said.
Kuwait Finance House revealed its $150 million Ishbiliya Village development at the exhibition.
The project, will comprise of over 300 villas of varying size and price.
www.menafn.com /qn_news_story_s.asp?storyid=1093114261   (332 words)

 Mail & Guardian Online:
According to reports, security guards fought a furious gun battle with the terrorists as they tried to prevent one of the attacks.
Witnesses said they had heard three blasts, which sent fireballs into the night sky above the Gharnata, Ishbiliya and Cordoba compounds.
Television pictures showed scenes of devastation as emergency vehicles raced through Riyadh's streets.
www.mg.co.za /articledirect.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news&articleid=20232   (817 words)

Terrorist activity erupted in Saudi Arabia on 18 th March 2003, in an apartment in Al Jazira, in Riyadh, when bomb- making material exploded prematurely, killing Fahd Samran al Saidi, aged 29.
Weeks later, Saudi police raided an apartment in the Ishbiliya neighborhood and found forged identity cards and passports, in addition to weapons and explosives, with a weight exceeding 700 kg.
In May 2003, some of the names on the most wanted list carried out suicide operations against residential compounds in Al Hamra and Granada residential compounds.
www.asharqalawsat.com /english/news.asp?section=3&id=511   (1886 words)

 Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program (OPM-SANG)
OPM-SANG is especially proud of its recreation and morale support activities, which offer a full range of youth and adult athletic, recreation, travel and educational programs.
A series of huge explosions rocked the Saudi capital at approximately 2330 on 12 May 2003, heavily damaging three residential compounds in the eastern Gharnata, Ishbiliya, and Cordoba neighborhoods.
The methods reportedly chosen for the attacks -- cars packed with explosives and detonated by suicide bombers testifies to the involvement of Al-Qaeda.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/dod/opm-sang.htm   (2322 words)

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The perpetrators displayed high skills in planning, intelligence, mobility and execution.
The elite locations populated by foreign expatriates including many Americans that came under attack were Garnata, Cordoba and Ishbiliya.
All sheltered behind concrete walls, electronic detectors and automatic sensors, their two or three gates guarded by armed men who opened cement road barriers only to vehicles whose drivers presented keys with the correct coded electronic signal.
www.active-duty.com /MI_AlQaeda_Terrorism.htm   (6836 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It was during the 11th century that the Cordoba caliphate collapsed and it’s central authority was split into several smaller kingdoms called Taifas.
The most important of these kingdoms were the Taifa of Sevilla (Ishbiliya) and the Taifa of Badajoz (Batalyaws).
These two Taifas were rivals, and fought regularly over the city of Beja.
members.chello.se /cornelius/Igreja/coin.doc   (2725 words)

 Ishbiliya Village in Bahrain | Real Estate
Bahrain: Wednesday, May 24 - 2006 at 13:49
Kuwait Finance House, Bahrain has unveiled its $150m Ishbiliya Village project in Manama at Property Arabia 2006.
The development has 300 villas and 500 apartments, both of varying sizes.
www.ameinfo.com /86945.html   (282 words)

 Category Result
Carrying out closed-circuit television (CCTV) survey for a works & housing authority.
Development of Ishbiliya Village comprising villas along with three-storey and six-storey apartment blocks, including a nursery and a mall.
Supply and installation of central air-conditioning units for an information authority.
www.bahraintenders.com /CategoryResult.asp?CategoryId=28   (719 words)

 MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base
Unknown Group attacked Educational Institutions target (Jan. 16, 2005, Iraq)
Attack Claimed: No Coordinated: No Description: The Ishbiliya School in Kirkuk was attacked by a time bomb that went off in front of the school.
The school was intended to be a voting center for the 30 January elections.
www.tkb.org /Incident.jsp?incID=21254   (215 words)

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