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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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.