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2013-07-04 12:21:18

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The ousting of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi by the army will have wide-ranging implications economically, domestically and regionally. 'The immediate result of the Muslim Brotherhood's failure to manage Egypt will be to weaken its global and regional programme and plans,' writes World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ] author Bernard Siman, leading economist and expert...

2013-07-04 08:20:40

WASHINGTON, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity congratulates the Egyptian people for successfully ousting the totalitarian regime of President Morsi. General Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi, just announced that the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court would take the powers of the presidency and has temporarily suspended the Egyptian Constitution. The military intentionally handed over power to not replicate their mistake of assuming power after Mubarak was deposed....

2013-06-29 08:20:09

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity recently held its fourth Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. titled "To What Extent Will the U.S. and the International Community Support an Islamist Government in Egypt?" Renowned speakers shared expertise and recommendations clarifying priorities facing the increasingly marginalized Coptic community and the embattled people of Egypt. Speakers included 81st Attorney General, Judge Michael Mukasey; Canada's...

2013-06-27 04:21:09

Adoption of partnership models crucial as need for standardisation heightens LONDON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of state-of-the-art medical imaging devices in the private sector to attract medical tourism has steadied the growth of the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market in Egypt. Although slow political transition will limit demand in the short-to-medium term, the market will be sustained by replacements. Once the political situation eases, procurement backlogs will...

2013-06-17 08:24:29

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is taking up a critical issue this week through hosting their fourth annual conference titled To What Extent Will the U.S. and the International Community Support an Islamist Government in Egypt? This timely topic follows on the heels of the unprecedented attack on the Coptic Papal seat at St. Mark's earlier this year as well as continued systematic discrimination and persecution of Egypt's Coptic minority. The...

2013-06-11 12:26:29

Professor warns of growing sectarian violence in Egypt and Syria at CSI supported conference OXFORD, England, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mariz Tadros, an Egyptian academic based at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, spoke of worrisome processes of democratization in Syria and Egypt in a talk at Oxford University on June 8. Evidence reveals that Syria may mirror Egypt and head towards an exclusionary majoritarian rule, Dr. Tadros said. In...

2013-06-06 16:24:43

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Akhnaton Films (www.akhnatonfilms.com) announced today that Sherif Sadek's award-winning documentary, "From Queens to Cairo" (2012) will have a screening on Friday, June 7, in the Egyptian Works program at the 16th annual Ismailia International Film Festival. The festival is in Ismailia, Egypt, from June 4 through June 9. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130606/CG27890) Launched in 1988, the Ismailia festival is one of the major...

2013-06-04 08:36:26

LONDON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, and I-Score, Egypt's credit bureau, today announced that several of the country's top banks will soon be using their groundbreaking cloud-based credit origination service. Credit Agricole Egypt, Arab African International Bank and Blom Bank Egypt are among the lenders who will use the service to make decisions on requests for credit. (Logo:...

2013-05-24 08:24:17

TORONTO, May 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Accelero Capital Holdings S. r.l. Group ("Accelero") today announced it has signed a binding agreement with Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT) to acquire the Allstream business ("Allstream" or the "Company") in a transaction that values Allstream at $520 million, subject to certain customary adjustments, including assumed debt obligations and normalized working capital, as well as certain pension related obligations. The transaction is expected...

2013-05-22 23:16:56

New Hall of Ancient Egypt opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, May 24 (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Last year, the Houston Museum of Natural Science opened its world-class Morian Hall of Paleontology, displaying many unique specimens in a space the length of a football field. In addition to creating one of the most dramatic and comprehensive paleontology halls in the world, the expansion plan continues with the opening of a large, 10,000 sq. ft Hall of Ancient Egypt located on the third...


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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