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2013-12-31 20:20:27

DUBAI, UAE, December 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic New Year's Eve fireworks display by Emaar Properties, the global property developer, at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building and Downtown Dubai, captivated the world and put the international spotlight on Dubai, alongside the largest fireworks display and celebrations held in the city at The Palm Jumeirah, The World Islands, and Burj Al Arab. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/662598 )...

2011-01-20 01:04:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The long awaited world premiere of The Ground Zero Mosque: The Second Wave of the 9/11 Attacks, a groundbreaking new documentary on the controversy over the planned Islamic supremacist mega-mosque at Ground Zero, will be held February 11 at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. Demand has been so overwhelming that there will be two screenings at CPAC, on Friday and Saturday. (Photo:...

2010-08-09 21:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority on Monday dropped its restrictions on the free speech of the human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (FDI) and Stop Islamization of America (SIOA). MTA officials reversed an earlier decision not to allow FDI bus ads that pointed out the link between the September 11, 2001 jihad terror attacks and the proposed Islamic supremacist mega-mosque at Ground Zero. FDI Executive...

2010-08-09 16:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For only $599 per person, Crystal cruise guests can add a fully escorted three-night, pre-cruise land package to the Taj Mahal prior to the line's March 29 "Safaris and Seashells" voyage from Mumbai to Cape Town. Valued at more than $4,000 per person, the program includes Oberoi Hotel accommodations in New Delhi and the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel in Agra, spectacular sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, meals, transfers, transportation between Delhi,...

2010-08-08 21:18:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 6, the human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (FDI) and Stop Islamization of America (SIOA) filed a lawsuit against the city of New York for infringement of the freedom of speech, after New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) refused to run FDI's "Preservation of Ground Zero" bus campaign. The MTA claimed that it refused the campaign because it contained a "9/11 image," specifically "a...

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2010-03-05 12:23:58

A team of engineers from the University of Seville (US) has created a system for monitoring historical monuments by remote control and detecting possible damage. Five years ago the researchers placed various sensors on the Giraldillo, the sculpture that crowns the Giralda, and now they are publishing the results in the journal Structural Health Monitoring. "The system has been connected to the Giraldillo to register different variables associated to the mechanical response of this sculpture,...

2008-07-08 15:00:34

[Announcer-read report over video, including a recorded interview with Egyptian Film Actor Adil Imam - live] Dubai Al-Arabiya Television in Arabic, independent television station financed by Arab businessmen, at 1830 gmt on 6 July carries an eight-minute report on antiterrorism films by Egyptian Film Actor Adil Imam. The report says that Imam "has been trying to convey many messages to his fans" through many of his films, adding that one such film, "Hasan and Murqus," has been "a call on...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.