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2014-07-08 12:26:54

San Francisco's Asian Art Museum offers West Coast audiences a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-05-27 08:31:16

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Ibrahim Alsini from Dhyafat Albalad Alameen in a recent signing of an agreement to produce the Z-Card Makkah Map with

2014-05-21 10:49:53

In this Review, Professor Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Health for Public Health in Saudi Arabia and colleagues outline the latest real-time disease surveillance system that was recently piloted to successfully monitor and assess public health risks among the 5 million pilgrims from 184 countries during the Hajj 2012 and Hajj 2013.

Additional MERS Cases Raise Concerns Over Saudi Arabian Pilgrimage
2013-10-06 07:35:44

As the hajj season in Saudi Arabia quickly approaches, the country’s Ministry of Health (MOH) is ramping up efforts to keep millions of pilgrims safe from falling ill to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

MERS Cases Continue As Hajj Season Approaches In Saudi Arabia
2013-09-04 09:51:23

Despite no new information over the past few days, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health has reported 14 new laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS-CoV to the World Health Organization (WHO) over three days, from August 28-30.

MERS Could Spread Internationally Via Mass Pilgrimages
2013-07-20 05:39:52

Two upcoming mass gatherings involving millions of individuals could cause Middle East respiratory syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to spread internationally, according to new research published in the online journal PLOS Currents: Outbreaks.

MERS Coronavirus Scare Prompts Saudi Arabia To Block Pilgrimage
2013-07-14 07:34:14

As millions of Muslims from all over the globe prepare to visit Mecca this October as part of the Hajj, Saudi Arabian health officials have said they'll deny visas to those elderly pilgrims or those with existing chronic conditions to protect them against the MERS Coronavirus.


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2012-06-14 07:31:48

Symbol: XYCO2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ASCO29 Aster cognatus H.M. Hall   ASST13 Aster standleyi Davidson   MACO17 Machaeranthera cognata (H.M. Hall) Cronquist & D.D. Keck   XYST2 Xylorhiza standleyi (Davidson) Davidson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:      ...

2012-06-18 05:28:08

Symbol: COOP2 Group: Dicot Family: Burseraceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Sapindales Family   Burseraceae – Frankincense family Genus   Commiphora...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.