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2009-06-25 16:27:22

The death sentences of two men convicted in the slaying of Lebanese pop star Suzanne Tamim have been upheld by an Egyptian court, officials said. Prosecutors said business tycoon Hisham Talaat Moustafa, a parliament member of the ruling National Democratic Party, paid former police officer Muhsen el Sukkari $2 million to kill Tamim, who was Moustafa's ex-girlfriend. El Sukkari was convicted of stabbing Tamim and slashing her throat at her apartment in the United Arab Emirates last year....

2009-05-21 18:27:08

An Egyptian real-estate mogul and ex-member of Parliament has been found guilty of ordering the slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim. Tamim's career reportedly began when she won a gold medal on Lebanon's Studio al-Fann talent show in 1996. She became famous for her beauty, as well as her ability to sing both pop songs and classical Arabic melodies. CNN reported Hisham Talaat Moustafa and former police officer Muhsen el Sukkari were found guilty Thursday in the...

2008-10-19 03:00:09

An Egyptian businessman and member of parliament pleaded not guilty Saturday to paying for the killing of a Lebanese pop star. Suzanne Tamim was stabbed in July in her apartment in Dubai. The killer allegedly gained entrance by posing as a building worker. Both businessman Hisham Talaat Moustafa and the alleged killer, Muhsin Sukkari, entered not guilty pleas in an Egyptian court, the BBC reported. Moustafa, a member of the ruling National Party, allegedly paid Sukkari $2 million. The...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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