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Although the sheikh soon dies, two roguish members of the caravan, Saïd (Aagli) and Ahmed (Ahmed Hammoud), who seem to have had plans to steal from the dead man, claim to know the way through the mountains.
The plot concerns a caravan in Morocco that's escorting a dying sheikh to the medieval city of Sijilmasa, where he will be buried.
In 2004, a group of Iraqi sheikhs asked Mattis angrily when the Americans were planning on leaving the country.
The sheikh’s many roles in sports give him an oversize position in the races to host events.
There are dukes, sheikhs, flamboyant entrepreneurs — even Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family.
Eventually the sheikh started his own racing team and gave Todd a job but, surprise, surprise, funding ran out a year later.
The sheikh denied wrongdoing and has not been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice.
According to my interviews, several dozen more sheikhs, intellectuals and activists were interrogated and threatened.
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