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2014-01-16 08:22:48

HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) announced today that downtime caused by severe winter storms and outages at third-party owned infrastructure adversely affected the company's oil and gas production from its Permian Basin and Central Region operations during the fourth-quarter 2013. The company experienced widespread power outages primarily in West Texas and New Mexico in late November and early December, with icy road conditions...

2014-01-13 16:23:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club called today for the immediate release of five Al Jazeera journalists held prisoner in Egypt. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "The ongoing imprisonment of these men and the continuing efforts of the Egyptian government to suppress Al Jazeera's reporting should be seen as anathema to supporters everywhere of the public's right to an independent and critical press," National Press...

2014-01-11 23:00:58

The foundation assembly of The International Association of Designers (IAD) elected a new presiding committee for the 2013-2015 term. Como, Italy (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The foundation assembly of The International Association of Designers (IAD) elected a new presiding committee for the 2013-2015 term. The biennial election was the highlight of a week-long IAD Congress and General Assembly schedule. 15 nominations from around the world were received for the eight board vacancies. IAD...

2013-12-10 23:20:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Market penetration to reach 60% among Africas one billion people in 2012 Mobile phones represent more than 90% of all telephone lines in Africa. Market penetration passed the 50% mark in 2010 and is expected to reach 60% in 2012. Subscriber growth across the continent has slowed to around 17% p.a, but several individual markets are still...

2013-12-10 23:04:55

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Market Opportunities and Emerging Trends in the Prepaid Card Market in the Middle East. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Synopsis The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into the Middle Eastern prepaid card market, including: •Current and forecast values for the Middle Eastern prepaid card market •Comprehensive, country-specific analysis of the industry’s market attractiveness, covering key...

2013-11-21 23:30:51

Be My Light, a US based not-for-profit organization, opens its doors with the mission of raising resources and awareness for Egypt’s Street Children. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Be My Light, a US based not-for-profit organization, opens its doors with the mission of raising resources and awareness for Egypt’s Street Children. Decades of oppression under an autocratic government topped by three years of political instability through revolutions has caused the Egyptian...

2013-11-14 23:04:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Emerging Markets Logistics 2013. London (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 What makes emerging markets so appealing to the logistics industry? Over 80% of the world’s population resides in what is known as “emerging markets”. This group of countries represents a diverse collection of economies from China to Peru and Ethiopia to Kazakhstan. Combined, emerging markets have witnessed impressive economic growth over the past 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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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