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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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Musa also pointed to the high cost of building thermal plants, saying it costs $1,5 billion and consumes between $500 to $600 million in fuel besides the spare parts.
Essentially, Musa said MVL was charged with the creation of a world-class campus for the Afghan National Police.
Musa led his people across the sea while Pharaoh and his army pursued them.
The (Iranian) forces at Abu Musa Marine Patrol Base detected two intruding UAE vessels while fishing in the Gulf waters and issued the order for capturing them," Vesali said.
Musa, 49, who lives in the English coastal town of Brighton, said: "The workshop is a brilliant idea to teach young kids about other cultures as well as build up their confidence.
According to the paper, the charge sheet states that Ali Musa Gilani had two front-men - Tauqeer Ali Khan and Nisar Ahmed.
Musa now has to pay back pounds 41,204 - her remaining assets - within the next three months or face an extra 12 months behind bars.
Iran seized control of Abu Musa and two other islands in the Arabian Gulf, Greater and Lesser Tunbsm, in November 1971.
Following the visit, Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahayan criticized President Ahmadinejad's visit to the Iranian island of Abu Musa as a "violation of UAE sovereignty over its territories.
we regret all initiatives that could create tensions as was the case during the recent visit to Abu Musa by the Iranian President," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bernard Valero said in answer to a KUNA question.
In his most recent role, Musa served as Vice President of Planning, IT and Purchasing for Braskem S.
I had photographed and written about Nebi Musa in the late 1970s.