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2012-06-26 14:20:44

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Egyptian Strategic Alliance (AESA) (www.americanegyptiansa.org) congratulates the Egyptian people on fulfilling their aspirations to freely elect a democratic and representative President of Egypt, Dr. Mohamed Morsi. AESA encourages President Morsi to fulfill his promises to unite Egypt by bringing together various representatives of Egypt's diverse communities. Egypt is one of America's most important allies in the Middle...

2012-06-25 14:20:58

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity will be holding a Policy Education Day at the U.S. Capitol building on June 28, 2012, only days after the major upheaval created by the election of an Islamist, who ran on a Shari'a implementation agenda, to be President of Egypt. The Policy Day is now even more important in light of the high level of uncertainty that the new president and his party will protect human and minority rights. The focus of the Policy Day is...

2012-06-22 06:22:17

WOODBRIDGE, Va., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Front to Save Egypt's Revolution: International Front to Save Egypt's Revolution Conference Who Cares About Egypt's Revolution? Lessons Learned, Current Challenges, and Future GoalsJune 23rd -24th, 2012Woodbridge, VA USA International Front for Saving Egypt's Revolution (IFSER) http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/313703642050754 Speakers: Adel Iskandar, Sobhi Ghandour, Safei...

2012-06-21 02:26:12

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it appointed Darlene Horton, M.D. as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Horton was previously Chief Medical Officer of Itero Biopharmaceuticals, a venture-backed company that developed and out-licensed a biosimilar protein therapeutic. Previous to Itero, Dr. Horton served as Senior Vice President,...

2012-06-15 10:20:20

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is the author of the new conditions on U.S. military aid to Egypt. Secretary Clinton earlier this year invoked the Leahy law's waiver authority to allow military aid to resume, but contract-by-contract decisions are ongoing. Leahy chairs the budget committee for the State Department and foreign aid and operations - the Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on the State Department and Foreign Operations. On...

2012-06-05 02:21:01

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year may mark the 15th anniversary for Viking River Cruises--and with the launch of six new ships in a single season, the most significant year in the company's history--but the world's leading river cruise line has plans to continue momentum in 2013 and beyond. Viking River Cruises (www.vikingrivercruises.com) today announced its complete 2013 cruise program, offering guests a broader selection of choices than any other river cruise line--from...

2012-05-23 23:02:40

10KWEB Adds Egypt to its Growing List of Nations Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Internet start-up, 10KWEB, announces that its membership has expanded into Egypt. This marks the third North African country to join 10KWEB after Tunisia and Morocco. Egypt stands out among its neighbors in both age and population. Its recorded history dates back over five thousand years and its eighty-plus million citizens make it the most heavily-populated nation on the African continent. Egypt boasts...

2012-05-23 14:21:21

Centuries of Art and History, Lost for Nearly 2,000 Years, Surface in the Exhibition's West Coast Premiere LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The west coast premiere of Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, featuring the largest collection of its kind ever assembled, opened today at the California Science Center. More than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts illuminating the life of Cleopatra VII, one of the most provocative and powerful women in history, will...

2012-05-22 09:05:36

Majority of Egyptians Faults Brotherhood Fielding its Own Candidate As Egypt prepares this week to elect its first president since the 2011 revolution, a new University of Maryland poll finds the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate tied for fourth place. Researchers describe the race as fluid. The poll confirms the strategic damage inflicted by the Brotherhood's decision to field its own candidate, after saying it would not. Nearly three-quarters of those surveyed (71 percent) called the...

Unique Gold Earring Found In Collection Of Ancient Jewelry At Tel Megiddo
2012-05-21 10:17:38

Hoard of gold and silver jewelry hidden for thousands of years could have Egyptian origin, say TAU researchers Researchers from Tel Aviv University have recently discovered a collection of gold and silver jewelry, dated from around 1100 B.C., hidden in a vessel at the archaeological site of Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel. One piece – a gold earring decorated with molded ibexes, or wild goats – is "without parallel," they believe. According to Prof....


Latest Egypt Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-12-13 14:01:55

The Egyptian Mau is the only naturally spotted breed of domesticated cat; its spots are not only on the coat, but on the skin of the cat as well. The Mau is similar to the Ocicat and the Bengal, but the Ocicat's spots were bred-in, and the Bengal is much larger than the Egyptian Mau. The Mau is a medium sized shorthair breed. Its body is compact much like the Burmese and slim like a Siamese. The Mau has a muscular body with its hind legs longer than the front, which gives the Mau the...

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2007-01-19 12:26:34

The jungle cat (Felis chaus), also called the swamp lynx (although not related to the lynxes), is a small cat with a rather short tail. Dependent on the subspecies the color of the fur is yellowish-grey to reddish-brown. While vertical bars are visible on the fur of kittens, these bars disappear in adult cats. Due to the pointed ears and the long legs this cat resembles a small lynx. This cat is distributed over Egypt, West Asia, India, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia. It inhabits various...

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