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2014-08-04 08:21:42

FORT WORTH, Texas, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced that David Rogers has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Operations. With over 20 years of experience in roles including general management, operations, industrial manufacturing, engineering, and business development, Rogers will oversee operations of Elbit's sites in Texas, New Hampshire, Alabama, Virginia, Mississippi, and Florida....

2014-08-01 08:23:16

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 22, 2014 the Rwandan Foreign Minister visited the Rwandan students at Agrostudies. Her visit to Israel, while planned in advanced, coincided with the recent escalation between Israel and the Palestinians. Even so, the Minister decided to arrive on schedule as a show of support to the Israeli people: "I am here on behalf of the government of Rwandan to show solidarity to the people of Israel. This is a difficult time of Israel and...

2014-07-31 23:09:02

Hazan has developed an iOS game for kids that promotes responsibility. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Yuval Hazan, an Israel-based 3D artist, animator and app developer, has created a game app for children that teaches them to take care of a virtual pet. The app, called MonsterPet involves a monster-like pet that the user has to feed and take care of on a daily basis. This includes daily chores and entertaining the monster. Despite its name, the pet is not programmed to perform...

2014-07-31 20:24:38

Sirens blare in southern Israel, and explosions sound in the background * Handicapped children caught in the fray * One organization and fifty volunteers join forces to save them * How you can Lend a Hand to a Special Child... TEL AVIV, Israel, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Operation Protective Edge. Israel is under attack, its cities and towns barraged by intense rocket fire and missiles. Sirens sound day and night, suddenly, unexpectedly. Soldiers are deployed...

2014-07-31 12:33:05

NETANYA, Israel, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced that the Company intends to launch its LTE network this Sunday (August 3, 2014), after having received today the Israeli Ministry of Communication approval (granted to other cellular operators as well) to use a 5MHZ 1800MHz frequency band (already in the Company's possestion) for its LTE network, under certain conditions, even before the completion...

2014-07-31 08:43:21

NETANYA, Israel, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (the "Company") announced that further to the previously reported 4G network draft license amendment setting coverage and quality requirements, the Israeli Ministry of Communications published a hearing regarding 2G and 3G networks' coverage and quality requirements as well. The requirements proposed are more severe than the existing requirements. The Company is studying the...

2014-07-31 08:31:32

PowerXtend Software Improves Battery Performance Up To 50 Percent NETANYA, Israel, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucidlogix [http://www.lucidlogix.com ] (Lucid) today announced it will partner with TCL Corporation, one of the largest consumer electronics manufacturers in China, to integrate Lucid PowerXtend(TM) [http://lucidlogix.com/products/powerxtend-for-android ] software into their line of mobile phones [http://www.alcatelonetouch.com/global-en ]. The software will help...

2014-07-30 12:27:06

NETANYA, Israel, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), provided an update today on positive developments in two purported class actions. The lawsuits were filed against the Company in May 2010 and June 2011 (and heard together) and included allegations relating to non-ionizing radiation and network quality. The Court dismissed the motions to certify the class actions with prejudice except in respect of certain...

2014-07-29 23:00:22

Israel Tennis Centers Children Speak About Life Under Threat of Hamas Rockets New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In its continuing quest to “empower Israel’s children…beyond tennis”, the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation (ITC) proudly announced its August 2014 exhibition schedule. This includes a series of fundraising events in the following US cities: Chautauqua, NY – Wednesday, August 13th Westhampton Beach, NY – Sunday, August 17th Milwaukee, WI – Wednesday, August...

2014-07-29 08:38:31

The partnership strengthens the existing collaboration between Microsoft and Jerusalem Ventures Partners. TEL AVIV, Israel, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, have announced that, together with leading venture capital (VC) firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), they are working on a unique accelerator in the field of cybersecurity....


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Hula Painted Frog, Latonia nigriventer
2013-07-26 11:34:46

The Hula Painted Frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was believed to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is native to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel. The draining of Lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950s was thought to have caused the extinction of this species, along with the cyprinid fish Acanthobrama hulensis and cichlid fish Tristramella intermedia....

Blanford's Fox, Vulpes cana
2012-06-22 15:49:58

Blanford's fox (Vulpes cana) is native to areas of the Middle East. Its range includes Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the West Bank, Israel, northeast Iran, and southwest Pakistan. It has many other common names including the royal fox, dog fox, steppe fox, black fox, and king fox. Blanford's fox can reach and average body length of seventeen inches, and weigh as much as 6.5 pounds. The fluffy tail is approximately twelve inches in length and bears a black tip. The fur is tan in color,...

2012-06-14 08:25:41

Symbol: TRIS4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Trifolium L. – clover...

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2008-05-19 10:32:16

The Canaan Dog is Israel's national breed, which has existed in the Middle East for thousands of years. It has the appearance of a wild dog combined with a medium collie-type breed, and belongs to the Spitz family. The Canaan Dog has ears which stand straight up. It has a double coat which is short to medium in length. The undercoat is soft, and the outer coat is flat and harsh. It can be all shades of brown, red, black, or cream, usually with some white patches and sometimes masks. It...

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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'