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2011-03-03 05:23:00

DUBAI, UAE, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Before the dramatic turn of events in Egypt in the last few weeks which resulted in a new era for the country - and the region - an important meeting was held with 300 of the key decision makers in Egypt's financial and infrastructure sectors. The focus of the event was on public private partnerships (PPPs) with a view to finance the country's many large scale energy, housing, urban and utilities development projects. The then Minister of...

2011-03-03 00:00:27

Sculptor, Adam Reeder, has just released his latest piece "Evolution of a Revolution". It is a low relief, egyptian style sculpture illustrating the role and impact that social media and modern communication has had in the revolutions of countries like Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan and Morocco. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Adam Reeder has just released a new sculpture titled, "The Evolution of a Revolution". This sculpture is a moving social commentary on how technology has...

2011-03-01 09:00:00

The Impact of the Revolutions in North Africa and Middle Easton the People of China Wednesday, March 2, 2011 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cannon House Office Building, Room 441 Washington, D.C. 20003 WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tunisia, Egypt, now Libya, Yemen and the list goes on... Though China is half way around the globe from the dramatic events happening in the Middle East and North Africa, China watchers are asking the same question: Will China join the wave of...

2011-02-28 09:42:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association (NIA) - http://inflation.us - announced in its November 5th, 2010, food price projection report that food inflation would take over as America's biggest crisis in calendar year 2011, surpassing the mortgage crisis and high unemployment, which were the top economic concerns of Americans in 2010. NIA's food price projection report received worldwide media attention including being featured by Glenn Beck on the...

2011-02-28 03:59:00

YOKNEAM, Israel, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEFENSOFT Planning Systems announced that it has been selected by the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("MoD") and the Israeli Defense Forces ("IDF") under a competitive tender, to supply its LIGHTHOUSE software, planning and consulting services to produce optimum specifications, quantities, and locations for detection, surveillance and communication systems for controlling the Israel-Egypt Border. The contract is estimated to reach over one...

2011-02-24 15:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service has resumed international mail service to Egypt effective Feb. 22. All international mail services are now being provided to Egypt, including Global Express Guaranteed, Express Mail International, Priority Mail International and First-Class Mail International. On Feb. 3, the Postal Service temporarily suspended acceptance of Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service to Egypt. All other international mail services to...

2011-02-22 16:19:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton at the End of her Visit to Egypt: I am happy to be in Egypt today where I met with Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Finance Minister, opposition parties, civil society, youth and the Secretary General of Arab League. I salute the courage of Egyptian people in their peaceful and dignified mobilization to bring democracy and improve opportunities in their country. During my meetings...

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2011-02-22 12:35:00

In an interview published on Tuesday, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's deputy blamed Google Inc for stirring up trouble in the revolution that ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak. "Look what they have done in Egypt, those highly-placed managers of Google, what manipulations of the energy of the people took place there," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin told the Wall Street Journal. Sechin gave no further details on his concerns. Google executive Wael Ghonim became an unlikely hero...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

Lost Souls Seeking Solace in Ancient Egyptian Mythology Are Warned to Stay Home and Evaluate Their Spiritual Discernment in Safe Environs New York, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) February 20, 2011 Shaman Lawyer Vincent has issued a travel advisory for tourists seeking a spiritual experience in the Mideast, especially Egypt, to stay home and get their spiritual life in order on less hostile ground. "The Egyptian Revolution must be used as an educational event to inform spiritual-minded tourists to...

2011-02-21 00:00:49

The current events in Egypt which stemmed from the people's desire for open information sources parallel the frustration felt by many scientists and researchers who have worked in Egypt for many years. Ancient sites have become more and more controversial as experts have accumulated information that directly conflicts with Egypt's long held stance that the pyramids there were built as tombs for pharaohs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2011 All three of the speakers appearing at the...


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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