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2010-11-29 06:28:00

PARIS and BRUSSELS, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Antonin Tisseron, Research Fellow at the Thomas More Institute - Published on Monday 29 November 2010 - French and English versions Available at http://institut-thomas-more.org With the dismantling of the El-ayoun camp by Moroccan authorities on 8 November and the failure of the round of talks conducted between Morocco and the Polisario Front in New York, the Western Saharan issue has caught the attention of Western...

2010-11-11 17:11:00

Violent provocations underscore urgency of reaching a realistic political resolution WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The third round of informal talks hosted by UN Personal Envoy Chris Ross ended yesterday in Manhasset, NY without agreement on resolving the decades-old Western Sahara conflict. The parties to the conflict, Morocco and the Polisario Front, did join together with Algeria and Mauritania on moving forward with Confidence Building Measures to ease the...

2010-08-18 17:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, a grant for $25,000 from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) will help St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital (SJJEH) provide eye care to children in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. With one of the world's fastest growing and economically poorest populations, this area is also one of the world's most difficult environments in which to provide services of any kind due to political strife. According to St John...

2010-06-29 09:34:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Beginning of the End," the first book of the trilogy, opens after nuclear strikes explode in the Middle East. Distraught, the nations who blame Israel, force her to the Peace table. The story of the first book opens with the Peace Conference in Washington, D.C. where delegations from both the Palestinians and the Israelis meet under the arbitration of the U.S. Christian leaders also attend because of the holy sites in the Old City. Jerusalem,...

2010-06-01 01:07:00

JAYAPURA, Indonesia, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lake Sentani Festival (FDS) to be organized by the Jayapura district administration on 19 - 23 June 2010 will present various of Papua's enchanting potentials under the theme "Loving Culture For Our Future." "The theme motivates us to love human existence through efforts to strengthen culture by caring and preserving Papua's natural potentials, particularly the Lake Sentani community," Head of Jayapura district, Habel Melkias Suwae, said here...

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2010-05-24 14:42:02

Early on Saturday, May 22, Tropical Storm 02A moved into the Gulf of Aden and was named "Bandu." At that time, Bandu had maximum sustained winds near 45 knots (52 mph) and was 50 miles north-northwest of Cape Guardafui, Somalia. NASA's Aqua satellite recently captured Bandu's fading thunderstorms over inland Somalia. Before 24 hours had elapsed, Bandu had already dissipated because of cooler waters, higher wind shear and drier air in the Gulf of Aden. It curved southwest and made landfall in...

2010-02-03 15:37:00

Letter from Bipartisan Refugee Caucus Co-Chairs follows meetings with Congress and visits to region by LOST's Jeff Fahey, USCRI's Lavinia Limon, and former US Amb. Michael Ussery WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, US House of Representatives Refugee Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) called on the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to "actively work" to protect Sahrawi refugees in Polisario-controlled camps near Tindouf in southern...

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2009-12-22 13:20:51

Evidence of sophisticated, human behavior has been discovered by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers as early as 750,000 years ago "“ some half a million years earlier than has previously been estimated by archaeologists. The discovery was made in the course of excavations at the prehistoric Gesher Benot Ya'aqov site, located along the Dead Sea rift in the southern Hula Valley of northern Israel, by a team from the Hebrew University Institute of Archaeology. Analysis of the...

2009-11-18 06:51:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East is disturbed to see America magazine continue its pattern of omitting critical facts while reporting about recent evictions in East Jerusalem. America editor Fr. Drew Christiansen, S.J. complains about the eviction of Sharihan Hannoun's family from their home in East Jerusalem. According to Fr. Christiansen "Jewish settlers" have been "grabbing Palestinian land" in the Hannoun's neighborhood "with...

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2009-09-04 06:37:29

Archaeologists in east Jerusalem have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wall, which is the oldest example of massive fortifications to ever be discovered in the city, according to a statement made by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Wednesday. The construct was designed to protect the water supply of the city to make up the area's earliest known fortifications, explained Ronny Reich, director of the excavation and an archaeology professor at the University of Haifa. Reich said that the 26-ft...


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2007-12-27 10:11:13

Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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