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2013-04-30 08:43:04

RAMALLAH, Palestine, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank of Palestine (BOP) held its 47th ordinary annual General Assembly Meeting (AGM) on Friday, April 26, 2013 at the bank's headquarters in Ramallah and in Gaza via video conference. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/612840 ) The General Assembly approved the board of directors' report, the financial statements for the year 2012, the external auditor's report, and the board of directors'...

2013-03-11 16:22:37

HOUSTON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC), the largest global distributor of pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) products and services based on sales to the energy and industrial sectors, and NAWAH LLC, a company aimed at building enduring businesses in Western Asia, today announced an exclusive logistics alliance to serve Iraq's booming oil and gas market. As part of the agreement, NAWAH (North America Western Asia Holdings) will open Iraq's first...

2013-02-19 08:28:55

TEL-AVIV, Israel, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Behrman House [http://www.behrmanhouse.com ], the leading publisher of textbooks and digital learning materials for Jewish religious schools in North America, has entered a collaborative agreement with Israel's Center for Educational Technology [http://cet.org.il/pages/Home.aspx ] (CET). The partnership will bring a first-of-its-kind online library to Jewish schools in the United States, giving students and educators access to...

2013-02-14 12:24:27

LIECHTENSTEIN, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The West's initial, enthusiastic support of the Syrian rebels may have backfired. Supporting the revolutionaries may inadvertently back up jihadists in the region, according to Charles Millon, former French Ministry of Defence and World Review author. Islamic fighters from outside Syria's borders have joined the conflict, causing concern in the West. "It is in part because Islamist fighters have joined the fray that Western...

2013-02-11 12:21:33

TSX.V: ADL TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - ADIRA ENERGY LTD. (TSXV: ADL) (OTCBB: ADENF) (FRANKFURT: AORLB8). Further to the announcement on January 31, 2013, Adira Energy Ltd. ("Adira" or the "Company") announces that it is suspending operations on the Gabriella License due to lack of funding and lack of reasonable expectation of funding by certain parties sufficient to pursue the current work program; lack of agreement among the License holders regarding how to proceed under the...

2013-01-31 20:20:32

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - ADIRA ENERGY LTD. (TSXV: ADL) (OTCBB: ADENF) (FRANKFURT: AORLB8). As previously announced on December 24, 2012, Adira Energy Ltd. ("Adira" or the "Company") entered into an Agreement with Modi'in Energy L.P. ("Modi'in") and Brownstone Energy Inc. setting out, among other terms and conditions, the collateral required to place a Letter of Credit in favor of the rig contractor. The Company's subsidiary, Adira Energy Israel Ltd. has not placed its share of the...

Syrian Internet Service Restored
2012-12-02 09:35:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Citizens throughout Syria had their Internet and cellphone service restored Saturday, two days after a nationwide communication blackout that some are blaming on the nation's government. According to the Associated Press, US-headquartered online intelligence monitoring company Renesys confirmed that Syria experienced a "largely complete restoration" of its Internet network at approximately 4:32pm local time. Mobile phone...

2012-11-22 04:20:28

LONDON, November 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exploring the Commercial and Strategic Opportunities Available in the Region Following on from the success of the 2012 event, which attracted over 100 key decision makers, the 2nd Annual East Mediterranean and North African Gas Forum will take place in Rome, Italy on 26 - 28 February 2013. It will look at developments within both regions in the last twelve months and explore the opportunities and challenges presented by the...

2012-11-19 20:24:03

JERUSALEM, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the IDF continues to defend against an ongoing barrage of missiles and rockets being fired by Hamas into Israel, the country is facing an increasingly difficult economic challenge. Under the almost constant threat of attack, hundreds of small businesses have been forced closed and tens of thousands of workers are unable to leave their homes, required to remain within seconds of protected rooms. While it is too early to quantify the exact...

2012-09-21 10:23:38

GALILEE, Israel, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- http://notesfromgalilee.wordpress.com I'm an Israeli-American who'd lived in Los Angeles many, many years. In 2011 I returned to Northern Israel (Galilee) with my wife and twin teen-age daughters. I am of two lands, of two cultures and I'm reporting from my new-old country. While I lived and worked in America, I wrote several novels and short-stories. Now I write of my experiences in Israel, particularly from Galilee where Jews...


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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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