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2015-05-22 12:24:55

NEW YORK, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New luxury brand strategy and public relations agency, Issa will handle pro bono work for NGO - START this year.

2015-05-22 12:23:47

DALLAS, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Oil and Gas Data Management Market by Type (Information technology infrastructure, Data

2015-05-20 04:25:02

FFO[1] totaling approx. NIS 205 million, up approx.

2015-05-19 16:29:57

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dtfxvv/middle_east_nipt ) has announced the addition of the "Middle

2015-05-19 16:27:54

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Obstruction Lighting in US$ Million.

2015-05-19 12:32:02

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Crest Media, owner of leading Middle East news outlet Al-Monitor, and Real Clear Investors, current co-owner of RealClearPolitics, have together purchased

2015-05-19 12:24:18

GENEVA, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer Executive Jets today announced that a purchase agreement was signed with Air Hamburg for a Legacy 650.

2015-05-19 08:30:32

European confidence on the rise as Canada and Latin America see decreases NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global consumer confidence started 2015 with an index score

2015-05-18 08:33:23

LONDON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC ("Hikma") (LSE: HIK) (NASDAQ Dubai: HIK) (OTC: HKMPY), the fast growing multinational pharmaceuticals company,

2015-05-15 23:04:32

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Founder Sharon Kleyne will discuss water wars in the Middle East on her upcoming Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® broadcast of May 18, 2015.


Latest Middle East Reference Libraries

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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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2008-02-05 14:17:51

The Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides), is of Old World origins, breeding in southern Europe and the Middle East. It is a migrant, wintering in Africa. It is rare north of its breeding range. Their breeding habitat is marshy wetlands in warm climates. It is a small heron, 15.75 to 19.25 inches long with 32.25 to 37.5 inch wingspan. It is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in...

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2007-08-14 04:24:53

The Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus), is a common species of goat, with a distribution ranging from Europe and Asia Minor to central Asia and the Middle East. In the wild, these goats live in flocks of up to 500 individuals. Male wild goats are solitary and go through a period called a rut, where they are ready to mate. During the rut old males drive younger males from the maternal herds. The gestation period averages 170 days. Females usually give birth to one kid. Kids can follow the mother...

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2006-12-13 16:14:07

The Indian Porcupine or Indian Crested Porcupine (Hystrix indica) is a member of the Old World porcupines. It is quite an adaptable rodent, found throughout southern Asia and the Middle East. It is tolerant of several different habitats. It lives in the mountains, tropical and subtropical grasslands, scrublands, and forests. This is a large rodent, growing more that three feet long and weighs 32 pounds. It is covered in multiple layers of quills. The longest quills grow from its shoulders to...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.