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Suras 67, 53, 32, 39, 73, 79, 54, 34, 31, 69, 68, 41, 71, 52, 50, 45, 44, 37, 30, 26, 15, 51, narratives from the Jewish Scriptures and from rabbinical and Arab legends; the temporary compromise with idolatry is connected with sura 53.
Sura 2, the longest in the Koran, is called the "Sura of the Cow" from the red heifer described in verse 67 as having been sacrificed by the Israelites at the direction of Moses.
Sura 59, on the siege and expulsion of the Banu Nadhir.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/q/qur'an.html   (2690 words)

Sura was born to the Steelsong family in Kantor, She has a younger brother Largo and a younger twin sister Ana.
It took Sura a long time to come to accept her new life, it was just not within her ability to harm others, drinking blood was not something she wanted to do.
Sura was devastated about losing her drake form but was happy that her husband was safe and hers once again, the demon captured safely within the soul gem.
www.angelfire.com /vamp/skye/Sura.html   (1154 words)

 DunkSpot.com: Can Sura Come Back?
Rockets guard Bob Sura was stunned to discover a new addition to the NBA when he showed up for his first workout in over a year earlier this month.
Sura, who was a key component to the Rockets' playoff run in the 2004-05 season, will decide in the next few weeks whether he will make a comeback or retire.
Sura said the workouts have lasted between 45 minutes to an hour and that he has gone 'full throttle' in the sessions.
www.dunkspot.com /news/205.html   (605 words)

 Sura (city) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sura was a city in the southern part of ancient Babylonia, located west of the Euphrates River.
According to Rav Sherira Gaon, Sura was identical to the town of Mata Mehasia, which is also mentioned in the Talmud.
The academy at Sura was founded by Rav (Abba Arika) in the third century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sura_(city)   (136 words)

Sura asked if everyone would come to the next meeting with a plan review list to give to the Planning Commission for their use when reviewing proposed projects for accessibility.
Sura also stated that the City IT Department had been to the Community Center and adjusted the curser and mouse functions to make them larger on the computers used by the kids in the ADA class.
Sura reported that the kids with disabilities loved the computer class, but she felt that the teacher was uncomfortable with the population of kids.
www.ci.troy.mi.us /committees/minutes/Disability20010307.htm   (602 words)

 Surabaya Summary
Surabaya (formerly Soerabaja) is Indonesia's second-largest city, and the capital of the province of East Java.
The city was the re-occupied by the Dutch in 1947.
Madurese form a significant portion of the city's population - estimates are between 25% and 33%, and the Madurese language influences the Surabayan dialect of Javanese spoken in the streets.
www.bookrags.com /Surabaya   (1222 words)

 Islam Tomorrow .com
Sura 59: Jashr, or The Gathering (or Banishment)
Sura 60: Mumtahana, or the Woman to be Examined
Sura 106: Quraish, or The Quraish, (Custodians of the Ka’ba)
www.islamtomorrow.com /quran/reciters2.asp   (601 words)

 Secrets About Sura
Sura excelled and shortly was offered a seat on the council, but astonishingly when he went to accept he fainted bleeding from his mouth.
Sura then claimed his price, he wanted the Elpazi and he wanted a fortress built wich was done.
Sura decided to withdraw for the time being and demolished the cave and the road to wait for another oppurtuntiy.
www.dm.net /~dream/news/shorka361-2.shtml   (561 words)

 Islam Review - Presented by The Pen vs. the Sword Featured Articles . . . Islam: the Facade, the Facts The rosy picture ...
Sura 4:43 – “Muslims, draw not near unto prayer…(if) ye have touched women…then go to high clean soil and rub your face and your hands.” (Are Muslim women pariahs and dirty?).
Sura 33:59 – Tell thy wives and thy daughters and the women of the believers to draw their cloaks close round them.
Sura 24:6 – “As for those who accuse their wives, but have no witnesses except themselves; let the testimony of one of them be four testimonies, (swearing) by Allah that he is of those who speak the truth”.
www.islamreview.com /articles/islampractical.shtml   (2715 words)

 An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of The Holy Qur'an Volume 2
In the next part of this Sura, a few of the greatest divine bounties created for Man are enumerated and then, discussion is given showing his ingratitude.
Then, some characteristics of the good deeds of the first group and their final fate are stated and are compared to the destiny of the opposite group; the Unbelievers and sinners.
The senses derived from the verses of this Sura are decisive and vigorous, the statements are short and categorical and the words are extremely effective and explicit.
www.al-islam.org /enlighteningv2/8.htm   (196 words)

 The Chairman, Nancy Sura, called the meeting to order at 7:04 P
  Sura stated that the Center is underutilized because of the difficulty of the community to access the facility.
Sura stated that Wal-mart has donated money to the City of Troy and that money went to Troy Parks and Recreation.
Sura will be the instructor for the next computer class for young people with disabilities at the Community Center.
www.ci.troy.mi.us /committees/minutes/Disability20010502.htm   (534 words)

 Saudi Aramco World : To Pray In Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Earlier this year King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, a devout Muslim, protector of the Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina, and the leading proponent of Islamic unity, made a significant remark that was widely quoted in the world press.
Jerusalem is as holy a city to Muslims—and for many of the same reasons—as it is to Jews and Christians, and it also figures importantly in religious traditions particular to Islam.
His merciful occupation of the city was in glaring contrast to the policies of the Crusader conquest.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/197404/to.pray.in.jerusalem.htm   (2713 words)

 Mathematical Miracle of the Quran. The original File Mathematical Miracle of the Quran, Authorized English Translation ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The first verse in Sura 2 is "A.L.M." The translation of this verse took four years, and coincided with the divine unveiling of "the secret," the great mathematical Miracle of the Quran.
Sura 50 is entitled "Q," prefixed with "Q," and the first verse reads, "Q, and the glorious Quran." This indicated that "Q" stands for "Quran," and the total number of Q's in the two Q-initialed suras represents the Quran's 114 suras (57+57 = 114 = 19x6).
While complementing its sister letters in Sura 7 to give a total that is divisible by 19, the frequency of this letter also complements its sister letters in Suras 19 and 38 to give a multiple of 19.
submission.org /suras/math-ap1.html   (3422 words)

 House of God
Sura 2:125 "Prostrate themselves therein" - the Temple site in Jerusalem (on Mt. Moriah - 2 Chronicles 3 v 1 - built by Solomon bin David - Sura 27:16).
Sura 2:144 Turn then thy face in the direction of the Holy Temple: wherever ye are turn your faces in that direction.
There is no reference in the Holy Koran to the city of Mecca by name nor by implication.
www.angelfire.com /theforce/jah/kaba.htm   (784 words)

 Myra Photo Album 2005
Myra was one of the six most important cities of ancient Lycia (Xanthos, Patara, Olympos, Pinara, Tlos, and Myra) and eventually was made the capital of the Roman province of Lycia.
As a result of Arab raids, earthquakes, and the flooding of the Myrros stream, the city became largely abandoned.
The ancient city of Sura, whose ruins are located 5 km beyond Demre, was important for its fish-oracle of Apollo.
www.anatolia.luwo.be /myra.htm   (317 words)

 The Kifer Family Tree - Home
Sura Laja's first husband (Mordka Talman) died on 16 March 1841, and then she married Josef Szaja Wajshaus.
It is the death certificate for Ruchma Talman (child of Sura Laja Kifer and Berek Talman).
One of Gitla Talman and Chaim Ofman's children, Abraham Ofman, moved to the USA (Kansas City, MO) in 1939.
www.benkazez.com /dan/talman   (1464 words)

 City of Light; The Path to the True Islam and (Submission) Islam and muslims islaam Allah god muslim moslem moslems GOD ...
Sura 57th is dedicated to the element iron, Al Hadid (the geometrical values of the Arabic letters add up to 57).
The Almighty introduces the Iron to us in Sura 57:25…… And we sent down their on, in which there is strength and many benefits for the people…….
Sura 43 is the 24th initialed Sura and Sura 43 has 89 verses.
www.quran.org /science/iron.htm   (1266 words)

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“SURA is a leader in deploying grid technology to address vitally important challenges across a broad range of disciplines,” said David Jursik, VP of deep computing, worldwide.
SURA developed and managed the NMI Integration Testbed Program for the first three years of the NMI, in partnership with Internet2 and EDUCAUSE (ANI-0123937).
SURA serves as an entity through which colleges, universities, and other organizations may cooperate with one another, and with government and industry in acquiring, developing, and using laboratories and other research facilities and in furthering knowledge and the application of that knowledge in the physical, biological, and other natural sciences and engineering.
www.sura.org /news/docs/IBMSURAgrid.doc   (715 words)

 SURA | Programs
At the outset, SURA’s original thirteen member universities were focused on a single mission – to capture the nuclear physics research lab planned by the US Department of Energy.
The SURA team secured pledges for new university faculty positions as part of a strategy to establish a strong nuclear physics research base in the Southeast.
The SURA proposal emerged above its competitors, and with the development of a new technology called superconducting radiofrequency, the world’s first large-scale super-conducting electron accelerator was constructed.
www.sura.org /programs/jlab_history.html   (167 words)

 Surabaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Surabaya is on the east coast of Java, and is Indonesia's second largest city.
The city is named for two Indonesian gods, the Sura (shark) and the Baya (large crocodile).
The two can be seen engaged in combat at various locations around the city.
homepage.mac.com /dmn1/Indonesia/Java/Surabaya.html   (412 words)

 The Night Journey of Sura 17
Abdullah Yusuf ‘Ali in his introduction to Sura 17 states: "It [Sura 17] opens with the night journey of the Holy Prophet [Mohammed]: he was transported from the sacred mosque (of Makkah) to the Farthest Mosque (of Jerusalem) in a night and shown some of the Signs of Allah.
When ‘Umar was escorted into the city, he asked to be taken to the Temple Mount (where the Dome of the Rock would later be built).
Sura 13:15 and 16:49 says that all the beings in the heavens and earth prostrate to Allah, so many Muslims interpret these to mean that the entire earth is Allah's mosque.
www.muslimhope.com /NightJourney.htm   (5345 words)

 Surabaya Hotels - surabaya history, religion, etiquette
The city was founded on the site of a "legendary" battle between a shark (sura) and a crocodile (baya) thus the name 'Surabaya'.
As early as 1620, it was a fortified trading city over 30 kilometers in circumference, a state in its own right, with administrative control over nearby Gresik and Sidayu.
This, coupled with fact that several areas of the city are only 3-6 m above sea level, means that from time to time some areas of Surabaya are flood during the wet monsoon (but not as nearly as severly as Jakarta).
surabayahotels.com /info/overview.php   (1500 words)

 Romania Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Clear ownership of the land by Sura Mica was established — a major issue in land assembly and development in Romania.
Importantly, the entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated by Sura Mica and it’s mayor in the recent attraction of Transylvania Print and Pack manufacturing plant to the village.
The training component consisted of a one week training session in Traverse City, Michigan attended by the Mayor of Sura Mica, Mayor of Sibiu, President of Sibiu County and Executive Director of Sibiu Development Agency.
www.techcoastmi.com /romania.asp   (674 words)

 The Sura Bungalow, Kuta Bali Indonesia
Situated in the most favorite area in Seminyak – Kuta, The Sura Bungalow is only 3-minute walk to the lonely beach of Petitenget and its temple and 10-minute walk to the shopping district of Seminyak.
Still, The Sura is within walking distance to the center of tourist attractions where designers’ and antiques shops, fashion boutiques, and chic cafes parade along the road.
The Sura Bungalow features two units of 2-Bedrooms Bungalow and two units of 1-Bedroom Bungalow with individual air-conditioned, satellite TV, IDD phone, open-air bathtub and shower, bathrobe and slippers and fully equipped kitchen.
www.bali-tours.com /hotel/sura.html   (205 words)

 What the "National Geographic" really says about "Iram"
[T]he 89th chapter of the Qur'an mentions a certain city by the name of 'Iram (a city of pillars), which was not known in ancient history and which was non-existent as far as historians were concerned.
The city was discovered to be 43 centuries old, but that is not the most amazing part.
No details about this city other than its existence (and it is not even clear if that is the Qur'anic 'Iram - there are several cities named Ur for example, one near Ebla in Syria and one in Chaldea).
answering-islam.org /Hoaxes/iram.html   (1236 words)

 Penza city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Penza is a provincial city established in 1663.
Penza is an industrial city, in which one instrument making and engineering traditionally developed.
But the main regional river Sura have changed its bed in 1945 and Penza is situated on the banks of Sura river now.
www.tl.ru /~servo/English/penza.htm   (166 words)

 Welcome to the Surá Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
In addition, Surá appeared in the city of Bergen, the Cultural Capital of Norway, performing in the city’s main cathedral.
In January 1995, the Surá Chamber Choir was chosen by the Secretary of Culture, Youth and Recreation and the City of San José to represent the music of Costa Rica in the Fifth Iberian-American Arts Festival (February 4-13) in Managua.
In September 1997, the Didactic Cultural Extension Project was initiated within poor urban areas of the country, through the Surá Professional Choral Foundation and the Cultural Direction of the City of San José.
www.corosura.com /sura_history.htm   (1117 words)

 Hajj (Pilgrimage or Seminar)
Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, the birthplace of prophet Mohammad and the City of prophet Ibrahim and the land of Adam when he recognized Allah and also the center of revelation of the Quran to mankind through his last messenger.
It is mandatory for Muslims to perform this universal act of worshiping once in their lifetime.
As it is mentioned in the Quran in Sura 3, Aya 97:
www.islamic-city.com /islam/hajj.htm   (1334 words)

 Go to Turkey!
As in other Lycian cities, there is an acropolis and to the east, there are tombs in this small Lycian city which existed in the fourth century B.C. The Temple of Apollo is built in a deep valley on the western side of the acropolis.
Another settlement area very close to Sura is just a few kilometers away, the ancient city of Trabenda.
There are city walls on the eastern and western side of the acropolis.
www.gototurkey.co.uk /index.php?link=1233   (353 words)

 City Islanders Store - City Islanders Rough Up Rough Riders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
With their first road win of the year, the City Islanders improve to 4-3-1 (13 points) and move into fourth place in the USL Second Division, passing both Long Island (4-3-0, 12 points) and the Cincinnati Kings (3-4-3, 12 points).
But just 11 minutes later, Sumed Ibrahim put the City Islanders back in control with his second goal of the year.
Oduor was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure but was released and returned home with the team.
cityislanders.com /driver.aspx?topic=2005_0611   (504 words)

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