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2014-09-19 08:25:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of International Cooperation and Development is hosting a UN General Assembly side event in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on Monday, September 22, entitled: "Polio Eradication: A Call to Action." The master of ceremonies will be Dr. Richard Besser, chief ABC News Medical Editor; chaired by Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal...

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2014-07-16 11:03:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday, the United Arab Emirates announced plans to establish a space program and send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021 – the first such announcement by an Arab country. The Persian Gulf nation is famously fueled by the petroleum industry and is currently home to the world’s tallest building. Prime Minister and Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said one of the mission’s objectives is to emphasize the...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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