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2014-06-11 08:30:24

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sightsavers (http://www.sightsavers.org/ and http://www.sightsavers.net/[middle_east]/sightsavers_middle_east/default.html) is pleased to announce that Her Highness Sheikha Arwa Al Qassimi has officially joined the board. A member of the royal family of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah, HH Sheikha Arwa Al Qassimi has previously worked with Food for Change, a fundraising effort to benefit worthy causes of the donor's choice. Based in...

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...

2014-01-23 04:21:46

MONTREAL, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LSI International Corp. is proud to be a part of one of today's most stunning architectural feats, the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain City, U.A.E. Launching today marked by a three-day festival aptly named The Big Kick-Off, the new 25,000-seat Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium covers an area of 45,000 m2 and is over 50m high, making it one of the tallest structures in Al Ain City. LSI International was selected to develop the...

2012-09-09 23:03:22

Project with the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to Support Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health´s Nutrition Action Framework. Kabul, Afghanistan (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 Afghanistan´s Ministry of Public Health, the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KBZF), the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a partnership...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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