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Egyptian Tempest Stela Believed To Be World's Oldest Weather Report
2014-04-03 07:09:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Tempest Stela is a 6-foot-tall, 3,500 year old calcite block from ancient Egypt that may just be the world's oldest surviving weather report. A new study from the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute suggests it might also hold the key to understanding the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East. The Stela has a 40 line inscription, which according to a new translation, describes rain, darkness and “the sky being...

2014-03-24 12:23:34

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Infrastructure Tracker in Northern Africa Can the Region Diversify its Energy Mix Away from Fossil Fuels to the Benefit of Renewable Energies? Northern African countries need significant investments in their power infrastructure, as existing infrastructure cannot meet the increasing power demand. However, since early 2011, the year of the start of the Arab spring protests,...

2014-03-18 12:26:35

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Telecommunication Electronics - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2011-2018 Global Market Watch:With a CAGR of 12.8%, global market value for Telecommunication Electronics Application sector is anticipated to be worth US$847.6 billion by 2018. On a global scale, Asia-Pacific accounts for more than 26.3% of the market share. While US accounts for the largest share of the global...

2014-03-16 23:02:47

egypt.topseos.com, an independent research firm, has reported the ten top web development companies in Egypt for March 2014. (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 egypt.topseos.com has made public the March 2014 edition of the rankings of top web development companies in Egypt. Online marketing companies are placed through an evaluation process through to benchmark and compare them to competitors in the industry. The independent research team analyzes market and industry trends in order to stay informed...

2014-03-13 16:26:10

Short Film Competition Encourages Dialogue CAIRO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 8th, filmmakers celebrated at an awards ceremony for the Egyptian short film competition, "Dialogue without Walls." SAT-7 and national television stations aired the ceremony live from the Nile Hall in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Through the competition, SAT-7 aims to encourage conversation and build bridges between people of different political and religious backgrounds. It also...

2014-03-11 12:21:47

Renewable energy appears the most feasible solution to bail the region out of a power crunch CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electricity demand in North Africa is escalating as a result of extreme climatic conditions, economic development and rising living standards, as well as sustained population growth. Supply of electricity, however, is plunging. Hot summers are driving the extensive use of air conditioning, which has led to sharp surges in peak electricity demand....

2014-03-09 16:22:47

CAIRO, March 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan & in the presence of His Excellency Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al Sisi - The biggest project of its kind in the region, with a total value of EGP280 billion (USD40 billion) - Arabtec Real Estate's first project; is set to consolidate Arabtec's presence in Egypt - The project will create over...

2014-03-08 23:01:20

egypt.topseos.com, an independent research firm, has promoted the ten best social media marketing agencies in Egypt for March 2014 (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 egypt.topseos.com has made public the March 2014 edition of the rankings of top social media marketing agencies in Egypt. Online marketing agencies are placed through an investigation process through to benchmark and compare them to competitors in the industry. The independent research team analyzes market and industry trends in order to...

2014-02-27 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club lent its voice today to a worldwide appeal for Egyptian authorities to release all jailed journalists, including four from Al Jazeera who have been imprisoned for months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "Journalism is not a crime--not in Egypt, not anywhere," National Press Club President Myron Belkind said. "We call upon the Egyptian government to ensure that these journalists, and all...

2014-02-10 08:23:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is disappointed with a letter sent to President Obama on February 1 by the Working Group on Egypt, which misrepresents the current situation in Egypt and offers some counterproductive recommendations for U.S. policies to this strategic ally. The letter perpetuates the Group's false juxtaposition of supposedly progressive Islamist victims facing supposedly unpopular and undemocratic forces in Egypt. Coptic...


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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