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flip-flop

verb about face, adoption, backsliding, change like a chameleon, change of heart, change of mind, conversion, defection, diametrically opposed stance, divergence, diversion, 180-degree about face, qualification, realignment, regression, restructuring, reversal, reversion, temporizer, tergiversation, turn of the tide, turnabout
Associated concepts: flip-flop on a political stance
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August 2017-Saudi Arabia has issued a request for proposals (RFPs) to build a 400MW wind farm at Dumat Al Jandal in the Al Jouf region of the country.
We picked up Abu Jandal on a street near his home in Saawan, a dusty neighbourhood punctuated by concrete barricades, which made it feel as if you were driving through a pinball machine.
Al-Bahri became so close to bin Laden that he earned the nickname Abu Jandal - The Powerful One.
Salim Hamdan and Abu Jandal became brothers-in-law when, as volunteers for the Jihad, Bin-Laden asked them to marry two sisters, but they have shared little since.
But, during the course of research and filming, she encountered Abu Jandal - Hamdan's brother-in-law.
Abu Jandal was confounded by Soufan: a moderate Muslim who could argue about Islam with him, who was in the F.
The element of suspense in watching this unusual "thriller" comes from the fact that the viewer never reaches the point where one truly knows what makes Abu Jandal "tick," never knows what he will say or do next.
The ceremony opened with the National Anthem and student Ali Mohammed Bu Jandal from East Riffa Secondary Boys School recited verses from the Quran.
The group holding Fr Sinnott is thought to be a rogue splinter group of the MILF, under the control of a commander called Abu Jandal.
Abu Jandal al-Dimashqi, the self-declared leader of Tawhid and Jihad in Syria, also mourned the death of Abu Hureira, the deputy leader of Fatah al-Islam, which has been battling the Lebanese Army in the camp and in Tripoli since May 20.
Nasser al-Bahri, bin Laden's former chief bodyguard, who is also known as Abu Jandal, claimed in an interview with al-Quds al-Arabi in 2004 that the bombing was a rash reaction to the killing of Yahya Saleh Al-Mujalli, a local al-Qaeda operative, by government forces in San'a' in late September 2002.
One of the most popular exponents of this universal struggle today is the Saudi scholar Fares Ahmad al-Shuwayl al-Zahrani, who is more famous by his nickname Abu Jandal al-Azdi.