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2013-09-19 12:20:54

Joint venture between Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation and Dayim Systems opens new location in Jeddah to serve the Western Province of Saudi Arabia PARK RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Jeddah. The new location will serve Western Province-based petrochemical, oil and gas, government, military, construction, event...

2013-06-11 08:32:22

THUWAL, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biology and Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of DNA Replication and Recombination, Dr. Samir M. Hamdan, and his team, have published a groundbreaking paper on the mechanism of flap endonuclease 1 (FEN1), in Cell Reports journal. The other authors of the paper, entitled "Sequential and Multistep Substrate...

2013-02-19 12:36:20

THUWAL, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is pleased to announce that, on February 16, 2013, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Jean-Lou Chameau as the next President of KAUST. Dr. Chameau, who has served since 2006 as the President of the California Institute of Technology, will become the second President of KAUST later this year. The Chairman of KAUST's Board of...

2012-12-13 04:22:36

THUWAL, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a Commencement ceremony overlooking the Red Sea, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is conferring its inaugural PhD degrees. The ten PhD graduates - who engaged in research in areas from computational modeling of materials systems, Red Sea research, plant stress genomics, to mathematical techniques for geophysical subsurface imaging - are among KAUST's third cohort of graduates. KAUST is a graduate research...

2010-12-24 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into an illegal "unlady-like" sporting event for women is the topic of discussion this week on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/12/its-not-lady-like.html Oud and incense burners are featured on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big Adventure

2010-11-05 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Saudi Arabia united for a common cause - Breast Cancer Awareness - this past week and in the process shattered an existing Guinness World Record. With the odds stacked against them, it seemed to be an impossible feat, but Susie was there and shares her experience on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/pink-ribbon-earns-ksa-place-in-history.html A yummy breakfast platter and interesting public...

2010-10-29 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining an energetic group of young people, Susie participates in an anti-litter beach clean-up campaign in Jeddah. Read how these inspired and dedicated youth are making a difference in their community. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/cleaning-up-jeddah.html The Green Mosque on the Red Sea and lifesize palm tree sculptures are featured this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. Have a look!...

2010-10-22 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Susie's Big Adventure features a recent CNN segment with a Public Service Announcement on Islam and Islamophia and an interview with Deepak Chopra about his new book, Muhammad, A Story of the Last Prophet. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/challenging-misconceptions-of-islam.html See new photos from Saudi Arabia every day on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. In this past week's posts, you'll see a mosque under...

2010-10-01 11:00:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a frank post about her Saudi-American teenage son that mixes sadness with hope, Susie writes candidly about motherly sacrifice and the huge change in her living situation in Saudi Arabia. Read about this emotional episode on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/new-chapter.html Khanjar, the infamous curved Arab dagger, can be seen this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she...

2010-09-24 11:00:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Susie's Big Adventure this week, a Muslim woman speaks out about why wearing the veil is the right decision for her. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/voice-behind-veil.html Some beautiful mall murals await your viewing on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new photos every day from Saudi Arabia. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big Adventure