Latest Arabia Stories

2012-02-11 08:00:00

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council reports on findings from the U.S. Census Bureau's latest statistics on U.S. trade with the United Arab Emirates. (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Trade between the United States and the United Arab Emirates reached a record high of $18.34 billion in 2011. Increased trade and investment across several key economic sectors including manufacturing, infrastructure, and technology drove the rise in last year´s economic activity. According to the newly released...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'