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2014-10-17 23:03:46

In spite of continuing strife in the region, Israel's economy will grow 3.5 percent in 2015, according to economists at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, as reported

2014-10-16 23:04:15

Silicon Valley Gathering Highlights Greatest Challenges, Tech Solutions and Business Opportunities in Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud, IoT, Mobile, New Media Mountain

2014-10-12 08:20:15

Elbit Systems of America gives wounded veterans an opportunity to continue supporting their country and the US Army FORT WORTH, Texas, October 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-10-12 08:20:12

The AAIH was designed to bring improved safety and greater comfort to the Army Aviator FORT WORTH, Texas, October 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems of America,

2014-10-12 04:20:11

HAIFA, Israel, Oct. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its wholly-owned U.S.

2014-10-09 23:08:46

Water Advocate and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Interviews Fred Pearce on the Middle East and the Global Fresh Water Crisis. Grants Pass, OR

2014-10-08 23:12:43

Tekoia launches a new version of SureMote which enables users to control a group of smart appliances with a single button. Ramat Gan, Israel (PRWEB) October

2014-10-07 12:32:17

DALLAS, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Israel 2014 report says technological advances in the medical

2014-10-07 08:28:45

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd.


Latest Israel Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.