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It should support cyrillic as long as the original data is properly encoded. To make sure you can import your data into QGIS or a similar software, see if characters look good (if they don't then you can try setting different encodings when you import) and then export it using csISLatinCyrillic. I've successfully imported tables with this encoding in SHP, ...
To be able to see the Arabic names you may proceed like this: 1) Go to Layer > Add Vector Layer 2) Choose the corect Encoding for your layer (Windows-1256, otherwise you'll see artifacts): 3) Just label your streets with Arabicstre:
Answer: It works for me. I used ISO-8859-6 for Arabic encoding. It even works with a few different fonts. Just one "?" is left over (See picture). Comment: Maybe the problem is your operating system? Try to install the support for Arabic encoding on Ubuntu or other Distro. If you are on Windows XP or older it might be difficult to get that to work ...
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