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2012-05-15 02:25:51

In the news release, Arabs Question U.S. Role in 'Arab Spring', Effective Aid & Progressive Islam vs Increased Regional Militarization, Drone Victims & Al-Qaida Expansion, issued 14-May-2012 by The Arab NGO Network for Development over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there was additional information added that was inadvertently omitted in the original release. The complete, corrected release follows: Arabs Question U.S. Role in 'Arab Spring', Effective Aid &...

2012-05-09 14:23:04

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The installation of two colossal statues from the 4th - 3rd centuries B.C., weighing a combined total of nearly 10 tons, took place today at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The 16 ft. tall Ptolemaic King and Queen, are signature pieces in a collection of more than 150 Egyptian artifacts that will be featured in the west coast premiere of "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opening at the Science Center on May...

2012-04-24 22:21:45

CAIRO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cairo ICT 2012 is one of the top ICT events in the region. - Hosted by ITIDA, the WSA selects and promotes excellence in ICT innovation world-wide. - Three of the WSA winners are Egyptian nationals, highlighting the country's prestigious talent-base. Showcasing Egypt's growing reputation for ICT excellence, this month the country will host Cairo ICT 2012; "The Spring of Technologies...

2012-04-23 06:27:32

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saladax Biomedical, Inc., a privately held company developing and commercializing novel diagnostic assays to achieve the promise of personalized medicine for new and existing therapeutics, announced today that Eilaf Pharma S.A.E. will serve as exclusive distributor of Saladax's My5-FU(TM) diagnostic test, which measures levels of a widely-used anti-cancer drug, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), in the blood of cancer patients, in Egypt and...

2012-04-11 10:23:39

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a year after mass protests forced Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak from power, the potential of Egypt's revolution has yet to be realized. Despite a renewed pledge of $1.5 billion in aid by the U.S. to Egypt, the direction of the country and its relations with the U.S. are uncertain. Although parliamentary elections were held during the winter and presidential elections are scheduled for this summer, Egypt's constitutional panel...

Ancient Egyptians May Have Domesticated Native Cotton
2012-04-03 13:25:12

Scientists have studied 1,600 year old cotton from the banks of the Nile and have found what they believe to be evidence of early crop evolution. These findings are the first to find this kind of evolution in a major crop group, especially since plant domestication has a relatively short history. The findings offer an insight into how crop evolution works as a part of general agriculture. They might also help scientists and researchers better equip today´s crops as they face major...

2012-03-29 06:24:41

NEW YORK , March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is appalled by the broadcast in Egypt of a notoriously anti-Semitic TV series that first aired ten years ago in the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The program is available on Al-Tahrir, an Egyptian TV channel that was established on the eve of President Mubarak's resignation and claims to represent the youth of the revolution, according to MEMRI. "It is profoundly discouraging that Egyptian...

2012-03-26 02:21:43

HOUSTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today reported that approval of seven new development leases in the Faghur Basin has enabled the company to add 5,200 barrels per day of new production in Egypt's Western Desert. "Apache is pushing Jurassic, Cretaceous and Paleozoic plays farther south and westward in the Faghur Basin," said Tom Voytovich, Egypt Region vice president. "This significant expansion in development acreage in the Faghur Basin...

2012-03-14 06:12:00

LONDON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Visit Egypt's coveted Red Sea Riviera with Holiday Hypermarket- Holiday Hypermarket [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk ] has launched a competition to coincide with its promotional Red Sea month. Entrants can win GBP250 off any Red Sea holiday [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk/red-sea ] provided by Red Sea Holiday Company on Holiday Hypermarket, booked by May 30 and taken before December 31 this year. The...

2012-03-12 14:49:56

A wooden statue of a king, a private offering chapel, a monumental building and remains of over 80 animal mummies found by a University of Toronto-led team in Abydos, Egypt reveal intriguing information about ritual activity associated with the great gods. Professor Mary-Ann Pouls Wegner of the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations presented her team's findings at a recent meeting of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities. The wooden statue is one of very few...


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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