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2011-03-17 14:26:00

President Meets with Peres, Netanyahu and Lieberman during official visit to Israel NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During his official visit to Israel on March 13-14, President Christofias described Israel as one of Cyprus' "most important strategic partners" while President Shimon Peres spoke of the tremendous scope for cooperation, as "there is a treasure to develop - natural gas." The two countries have recently signed and ratified an agreement on the...

2011-03-17 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this year Al Jazeera released the "Palestine Papers" -- nearly 1,700 files of documents authored by Palestinian negotiators and advisors, memorializing a decade of Israeli/Palestinian peace talks. Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East has carefully reviewed the Palestine Papers, including those documents concerning the comprehensive peace offer Israeli Prime Minister ("PM") Ehud Olmert made in 2008. There has been a good...

2011-03-16 09:21:00

New Study Shows $1.8 Billion Nationwide Economic Impact of Shallow Water Drilling HOUSTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study commissioned by the Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition found that spending by the vendors and subcontractors supporting shallow water energy exploration accounted for $1.8 billion over the last three years, excluding expenditures in Louisiana and Texas. President Obama's home state of Illinois was the leading recipient of shallow water vendor...

2011-01-25 08:46:00

NICOSIA, Cyprus, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The general manager of the Esimit Europa project, Igor Simcic, visited Cyprus once again with the view to meet the Cypriot Minister of Communications and Works, Dr. Erato Kozakou-Markoulli, as well as the Cypriot Foreign Minister, Mr. Markos Kyprianou. During his stay in Cyprus, Mr. Simcic also had the opportunity of meeting Dr. Andreas Moleskis, Head of the Secretariat of Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU, to further discuss the...

2011-01-12 07:05:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health (http://www.gulfcoastfund.org), along with leaders from communities most impacted by the drilling disaster, applaud the work of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and are united in the urgent need to implement reforms. Key recommendations supported by community leaders include: The formation of a Gulf of Mexico Regional Citizens Advisory...

2010-12-29 09:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- David Wurmser, Ph.D., founder and executive member of the Delphi Global Analysis Group, LLC (Delphi), today issued the following statement regarding confirmation of the Leviathan field offshore Israel as a major natural gas discovery with 16 Tcf of reserves. Delphi specializes in geopolitical risk analysis and mitigation, with a focus on energy development in Israel and throughout the Levant Basin. "The Leviathan discovery opens a new era of...

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2010-12-28 08:25:00

TAU researchers connect their city to the Greek island of Lesbos Tel Qudadi, an ancient fortress located in the heart of Tel Aviv at the mouth of the Yarkon River, was first excavated more than 70 years ago "” but the final results of neither the excavations nor the finds were ever published. Now, research on Tel Qudadi by archaeologists at Tel Aviv University has unpeeled a new layer of history, indicating that there is much more to learn from the site, including evidence that links...

2010-12-10 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Associates, organized a lecture entitled "Cyprus: Culinary Crossroads of the Mediterranean" on Wednesday, December 8 at The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The lecture was the second of a series of events that the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus is organizing during the next six months, to highlight and promote Cyprus' history and culture....

2010-12-07 01:55:17

The portrayal of the conflict between Israel and Palestine in Lower Secondary school textbooks is presented on the basis of ideological assumptions without any adequate basis in research or the curriculum's objective of a critical approach, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In his thesis Michael Walls looks at how the conflict between Israel and Palestine is presented in Lower Secondary school textbooks, how the textbooks reflect the research, and what 13 Social...

2010-12-05 00:13:01

A Facebook group has been created to provide the latest news, information and emergency telephone numbers in regard to the Israel fire disaster in the Carmel Mountains near the City of Haifa. We are requesting humanitarian aid - both ground and air fire equipment and smoke sensoring equipment to prevent natural disasters such as this in the future. Haifa, Israel (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 A Facebook group has been created to provide the latest news, information and emergency telephone numbers...


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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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