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2012-03-02 18:00:00

A recent raid on a Syrian rights NGO demonstrates the increased role of, and dangers for, the growing number of female activists in the Syrian Revolution, according to IJMA3-The Arab ICT Organization. Beirut, Lebanon (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 According to staff and visitors at the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression, they were sitting in their office on Thursday, February 16, carrying out their daily work of investigating and reporting on violations of citizens´ rights for...

2011-08-03 16:23:00

Syrian-American organizations establish a national coordinating committee to better support revolution in Syria DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to the ongoing massacres of the Assad Regime in Syria, ten Syrian-American organizations have established a national coordinating committee (Syrian Coordination Committee, SCC) to provide a united voice in support of the ongoing revolution in Syria. While serving as a foundation for future collaborations, the shared mission of...

2011-07-11 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique panel discussion will be held from 12:00 - 01:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 13 in the Zenger Room, of National Press Club, 13th Floor, 529, 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Representatives from Eng. Abdullah A. Jiburi General Contracting Company and 360 Architecture, partners in the Basrah Sports Complex, will share lessons learned and future investment opportunities...

2011-04-07 00:00:28

Give an Hourâ“ž¢, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities announces the hiring of Eric Rogers as Executive Director. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Give an Hourâ“ž¢, a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and...

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2011-04-04 10:16:06

Researchers conduct first U.S.-led archeological survey inside Iraq in 20 years Three National Science Foundation-supported researchers recently undertook the first non-Iraqi archaeological investigation of the Tigris-Euphrates delta in nearly 20 years. Archeologists Jennifer Pournelle and Carrie Hritz, with geologist Jennifer Smith, carried out the study late last year to look for links between wetland resources and the emergence of Mesopotamian cities. "Mesopotamia"--Greek for "the land...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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