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2011-07-06 07:38:00

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today announced that the Arab Mining Company (ARMICO) has invested US $37.3 million, acquiring five million shares, or 10% interest in Al-Masane Al-Kobra Mining Company (AMAK). This capital provides AMAK with the financing necessary to start full production in early 2012. ARMICO acquired a seat on AMAK's board which will be held by Mr. Sultan Al-Shawli, Saudi Deputy Minister for Petroleum and...

2011-06-10 00:00:28

Alnaddy Women's Club offers a wide selection of articles pertaining to the everyday life of women and teenage girls in the Muslim world Alexandria, Egypt (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Arab portal Alnaddy.com introduces a new design, complete with new sections to its Women's Club. Alnaddy Women's Club offers a wide selection of articles pertaining to the everyday life of women and teenage girls in the Arab world. The Women's Club offers the female members of Alnaddy a place to discuss current news...

2011-06-08 06:05:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering Arab World Networking 90210 Style, The Beverly Hills Arab Network, a global Arab network member organization announced the launch of its signature commerce, development, media and community organization in the world's most famous zip code for next level networking opportunities with the Arab world's top power brokers, thought leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, esteemed individuals, organizations and governments....

2011-05-26 12:16:00

RABAT, Morocco, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary producer Quincy Jones has partnered with United Arab Emirates-based social entrepreneur Badr Jafar to jointly produce an Arabic charity single entitled 'Tomorrow/Bokra' to raise money and help finance educational arts and culture scholarships and projects for children in the Middle East and North Africa. The project is being implemented in association with the Mawazine Festival. (Photo:...

2009-05-21 18:27:08

An Egyptian real-estate mogul and ex-member of Parliament has been found guilty of ordering the slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim. Tamim's career reportedly began when she won a gold medal on Lebanon's Studio al-Fann talent show in 1996. She became famous for her beauty, as well as her ability to sing both pop songs and classical Arabic melodies. CNN reported Hisham Talaat Moustafa and former police officer Muhsen el Sukkari were found guilty Thursday in the...

2009-04-24 01:00:00

DUBAI, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey by the market research company Real Opinions in the Middle East on the first 100 days since US President Obama was inaugurated shows that although the image of the US and leadership on the global stage has improved, performance on issues closer to home in the Middle East are dividing opinion. There is success for Obama with overall opinion of the US from a Middle Eastern perspective improving by 42%. This is backed up with 35%...

2008-09-12 15:00:19

The famous Egyptian superstar Amro Diab is holding a number of closed and private meetings with producer Imad Al Deen Adeeb and Dr. Midhat Al Adel to choose a female leading star for his new film. The stars names that are nominated for the leading role are Lebanese artists Nancy Ajram, Carole Samaha and Miriam Faris as well as international singer Shakira, who is also originally from Lebanon. Some sources revealed that there will be a contest throughout the Arab world in order to find a...

2008-08-29 18:00:28

Colombian pop star Shakira reportedly plans to perform a positive song about Islam and Arabs with Arab-American singer Dania Youssef. Al-Arabiya reported that Shakira, who is of Lebanese and European descent, is penning the English lyrics, while Egyptian composer Mohamed Saad is writing the Arabic portion of the song, as well as the music. A U.S. director is expected to film a music video for the song, which is being created to encourage tolerance and peace. The video is to be shot in...

2008-08-23 06:00:31

During the press conference which was held in celebration for the launching of her latest album "Betfakar Fe Eh" (What Are You Thinking About) the Lebanese superstar Nancy Ajram put a stop to all the rumors about her marriage to a Lebanese dentist whom she is said to be in love with. She stressed that what had been said about the two of them was just a rumor and far from the truth, not knowing who started such rumors. Nancy also made clear that once she decides to get married she'll...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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