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2013-11-21 23:01:13

Authentic Luxury Travel is an online reservation platform and booking agency specifically dedicated to Morocco. In operation for almost a decade, the team now has a collection of over 200 hotels and riads across Morocco. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Online travel reservation platform Authentic Luxury Travel has expanded its range to include private riad rentals, due to increased demand from consumers. The company specialises in advertising luxury hotels in Marrakech and other parts of...

2013-10-06 23:00:23

Authentic Luxury Travel is a virtual reservation platform, accepting online bookings for luxury riads and hotels throughout Morocco. Marrakech, Morocco (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Marrakech-based virtual reservation platform Authentic Luxury Travel is celebrating after two of their luxury riads received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013. The certificate is given only to hotels that rank in the top 10% of accommodation based on TripAdvisor ratings, and Authentic Luxury Travel...

2011-06-06 09:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savtira Corporation (Savtira), a new provider of B2B Cloud Commerce solutions, is proud to announce an agreement with Petra Industries (Petra), the nation's leading wholesale distributor of consumer electronics, custom installation products, mobile audio/video accessories and appliance connection supplies. The agreement will allow Petra to distribute its large inventory to Savtira partner stores. (Logo:...

2009-06-04 12:09:00

CAIRO, Egypt, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the occasion of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Egypt and his speech to the Muslim World, which he gave today at Cairo University, the Members of the Islamic Research Council (IRC) welcome President Obama's visit as a clear gesture of goodwill and respect. This gesture is particularly welcome given the fact that President Obama chose Egypt as the venue of his speech to the Muslim World, in recognition of its rich legacy and...

2007-01-17 08:52:32

PETRA, Jordan -- Jordan's ancient city Petra was officially declared a candidate Tuesday in the contest to name the new seven wonders of the world at a ceremony amid its rose-colored stone buildings. Contest founder Bernard Weber presented Jordan's Queen Rania with Petra's official candidacy at the event that included a presentation on the way the city's first inhabitants lived. The New 7 Wonders of the World contest was launched in 2001 by Weber's Geneva-based NewOpenWorld Foundation, which...

2006-08-10 02:33:52

NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - Bomb blasts on Thursday in a market near a sacred Shi'ite shrine in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf killed 30 people and wounded dozens, the police said. Iraqi state television said there were two separate attacks in a market near the Imam Ali shrine, while the police said a single suicide bomber was responsible. There were casualties among both the police and civilians.

2006-07-28 06:21:47

By Khaled Farhan NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - Shi'ites from all over the world aspire to be buried in Najaf's sacred Valley of Peace cemetery, but the dozens of Iraqi corpses brought there every Friday bear witness only to the carnage sweeping the country. Baghdad morgues fill up so quickly that victims of Iraq's sectarian violence cannot be kept for long and unidentified corpses must be moved elsewhere. Every Friday, volunteers transport them to Najaf, 160 km (100 miles) south of...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).