Hawā_Bayrūt: (Arabic: hawā’: air, Beirut: the capital city of Lebanon, synonym: ‘abat_ras, Al_Amirat), brand label made in Lebanon, for silk outer cloak (‘abā/’abāyah) that came in varying fabric weights, draped off the head, known across the Arab gulf region, during the 1980s.When gathered and held at waist level it is commonly known by (‘abāt_shal).