Qirsh


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Qirsh

A subdivision of a currency in several Arabic-speaking countries. A qirsh is equal to 1/100 of a Jordanian dinar or an Egyptian pound. It is also equal to 1/20 of a Saudi riyal. The term comes from a currency subdivision used during the Ottoman Empire. It is also spelled qursh or ghirsh.
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Last year, Galal's boat prank on "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez, The Sea Shark) went swimmingly well - for him - when he managed to terrify a host of Arab stars into thinking that they were about to get eaten by a live shark in the middle of the sea, with blood splurging everywhere around them as their rubber boat began to quickly sink into the water.
Engineer Samir Qirsh of the contracting company said the mosque is built on a large area of land which is located on a hill that overlooks the main sectors of Jerusalem and Al Aqsa Mosque.
Athar had filed a lawsuit against the prankster for "terrifying her to death" on his prank show "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez the Sea Shark) last Ramadan, which she sees as totes unfair and inappropriate, and as a risk to celebs' lives
Liqa said that celebs are supposed to appear in a proper and nice way in front of their fans as representatives of the Arab world, but that their appearance on Galal's "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez, Shark of the Sea) portrays them in an insulting way, reports Laha Magazine.
Ahmed was the fourth celeb to get "scared to death" on Galal's Ramadan prank show "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez, Shark of the Sea) last week.