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2013-08-15 09:37:01

The Arab Spring A new movement of young Egyptian Muslim committed to voluntary social work has given many young people a stronger social and political consciousness, and the courage to change the country. This is the conclusion of anthropologist Sara Lei Sparre from the University of Copenhagen in her newly submitted PhD thesis. She followed a group of young Egyptians before and after the historic protests in the Tahrir Square in 2011 leading to the fall of President Mubarak. During the...

2013-08-08 23:21:59

Sylvia Nasser, CEO of The Fit Fem Studio, has launched a new in home training program for women on Long Island as well as in Connecticut and Westchester. Hicksville,NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Sylvia Nasser, CEO of The Fit Fem Studio, has launched a new in home training program for women on Long Island as well as in Connecticut and Westchester. Many women choose not to work out because they feel self-conscious at the gym. They will no longer have to fret, because the Fit Fem brings the...

2013-08-06 23:24:35

Sylvia Nasser, CEO of the Fit Fem Studio, will now offer in-home personal training to women on Long Island and in Connecticut and Westchester. Hicksville, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Sylvia Nasser, CEO of the Fit Fem Studio, will now offer in-home personal training to women on Long Island and in Connecticut and Westchester. Nasser's in-home personal training is perfect for the woman who does not want to deal with the stress of going to the gym. No more looking for parking, signing up...

2013-07-12 23:19:32

Progress towards establishing nuclear energy programs across the MENA region continues apace. MENA nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Egypt and Turkey are developing new nuclear construction projects that offer global engineering firms over $200 billion of new contracts going forward from 2013. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 The MENA nuclear construction market has boomed since 2009 when KEPCO secured the Middle East’s first tender for 4 new units to be constructed in the United Arab...


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'