Rubʿ al Khali
How to use Rubʿ al Khali in a sentence
The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
The al Qaeda-linked gunmen shot back, but only managed to injure one officer before they were taken out.
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.
Two witnesses outside the Charlie Hebdo office building quoted the Kouachi brothers claiming they were members of al Qaeda.
There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
Others again put the varnish on and rub it off in places to resemble the wear of age.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
But indeed, it was useless to rub her eyes, the dwarfs did not vanish, and so she was obliged to believe that they were real.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
She would put her paws on his shoulders, and rub his face, and purr in a most contented manner.
When the exact sense was lost, the suffix -al seemed to be adjectival, and the word dismal became at last an adjective.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer