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2014-01-22 08:29:40

Global healthcare community is praising the progress of healthcare in Iraq; Ministry of Health is endorsing the 2nd Iraq Health Summit in Erbil BAGHDAD, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Iraqi health industry has witnessed a great revival and steady growth which has enabled the country to improve in many sectors as testified by a WHO report about efficiency in healthcare services delivery. The Ministry of Health has made a great effort to develop healthcare services where long-term...

2013-11-18 08:22:41

Investment will strengthen MAI's research and development activities TEL AVIV, Israel, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Makhteshim Agan Industries, the world leader in branded off-patent crop protection solutions, today laid the cornerstone of the company's new global Research and Development center at the Neot Hovav eco-industrial park. "We are consistently working towards the implementation and development of advanced technologies in the fields of chemistry and...

2013-10-16 11:33:08

A scientific study calculating Iraqi deaths for almost the complete period of the US-led war and subsequent occupation published in PLOS Medicine this week reports that close to half a million Iraqi deaths are directly or indirectly attributable to the conflict. A team of researchers from Iraq and the US led by Amy Hagopian, of the University of Washington, conducted a survey in 2000 households across Iraq and used the data to estimate death rates for the two year-period before the war began...

2013-09-10 12:28:52

DETROIT, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Help Syria Now" and "Save Syrian Lives" are campaigns of two dedicated Non-Government Organizations. In 2012, Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD*) launched the "Help Syria Now" campaign to provide respite through food, water, shelter, medical, and in-kind gifts assistance to the people of Syria. Charity Navigator has awarded HHRD with a Top 10 Highly Rated Charity status. "Save Syrian Lives" is the campaign of the Syrian...

2013-07-15 12:24:57

- More aid is needed to avoid "secondary humanitarian crisis" in Lebanon, destabilizing entire region - Refugee numbers soaring; nearly one in three people in Lebanon is a refugee BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tensions in Lebanese communities are reaching a tipping point as refugees fleeing deadly violence in neighboring Syria continue to pour into the country, putting children further at risk, aid agency World Vision warns in a new study out Monday....

2013-07-01 12:25:51

The Tower Magazine (TheTower.org/MAGAZINE), The Only Digital Long-Form Dedicated to the Middle East, Launches its JULY issue, Featuring: WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tower Magazine--the ONLY long-form monthly focused exclusively on the Middle East--announced its July Issue featuring Michael Totten on "Dreaming of a Lebanon Without War," Oxford-trained scholar-journalist Claire Berlinksi on "The Gezi Diaries: Can We Still Call Turkey Civilized?" and...

2013-06-12 08:21:23

AMMAN, Jordan, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th IRU Euro-Asian Road Transport Conference, Ministerial Meeting and Co-ordination Meeting of International Organisations and Financial Institutions, opened today in Amman, Jordan, where over 400 leading political and business representatives gathered to identify and discuss political and operational measures that effectively facilitate trade and international road transport in the Arab world. The 7th IRU Euro-Asian Road...

2013-05-27 04:20:07

GENEVA, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th IRU Euro-Asian Road Transport Conference, Ministerial Meeting and Co-ordination meeting of International Organisations and Financial Institutions will take place in Amman, Jordan, on 12-13 June 2013, attracting trade and transport stakeholders from the political and business spheres around the theme "Road Transport: Driving Regional and Intercontinental Trade". The 7th edition of the IRU Euro-Asian Road Transport Conference...

2013-05-23 08:28:22

BrainTech Israel 2013 to Showcase New Opportunities and Next-Generation Brain Technologies that Could Revolutionize Our Lives TEL AVIV, Israel, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Brain Technologies (IBT) has announced the launch of BrainTech Israel 2013 [http://conference.israelbrain.org ], Israel's 1st International Brain Technology Conference, which will take place on October 14th-15th in Tel Aviv, recently ranked as the 2nd most innovative city in the world by the Wall...

2013-05-07 23:30:51

GirlWorld, that is the name of the new social network created by Jordan Craft. A 13 year old genius out of Scottsdale, AZ. At 13 years old Jordan decided to jump into the world of mobile development and work to create a social network that would be useful to her and her friends. Scottsdale,AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 GirlWorld, that is the name of the new social network (http://www.girlworldinc.com ) that was created by Jordan Craft. A 13 year old genius out of Scottsdale, AZ. At 13 years old,...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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