The Golden Horn: And Sketches in Asia Minor, Egypt, Syria, and the Hauraan, Volume 1

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R. Bentley, 1851 - Middle East
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In 1992 we started a project in Istanbul with Pan-Thor Formula . We did research in Istanbul , Ct that was all ready done in the USA . The project was at the time of the Strike in the summer which I was living in a condo owned by Tech Energy Zarin who is my friend still . They set up the appointment for Iski .
There were many groups that set the appoint up but this is the beginning .
 

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