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2010-12-03 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Child day care facilities in Saudi Arabia are not as easy to find as one might think. Find out why on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/11/childrens-day-care-in-jeddah.html From her latest expedition out to camel country, Susie is now running a series of camel photos and how camel herders live on her other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big...

2010-10-29 15:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today announced that it will be hosting a conference call to discuss third quarter 2010 financial results on November 4, 2010. A conference call and live webcast will take place at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, on Thursday, November 4, 2010. Anyone interested in participating should call 1-877-941-4776 if calling within the United States or 1-480-629-9762 if calling internationally. There will be a...

2010-10-08 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A widow escapes with her children after being trapped in Saudi Arabia for ten years by her husband's family. In this update stemming from a post written last year, Susie examines the country's controversial and outdated male guardianship system. Read Susie's Big Adventure to learn more. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/update-at-long-last-widow-leaves-saudi.html Even if you don't like eggplant, Susie's betting you'll love this...

2010-09-16 07:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today provided an update on activities at the Al Masane Al Kobra (AMAK) mine in Saudi Arabia, of which it is a 41% equity owner, as well as progress on the completion of its Isomerization unit that is being built at its South Hampton Resources facility. AMAK Status Update: AMAK has received an initial tranche of $35 million from a total bridge loan in the amount of $85 million. AMAK has completed...

2010-09-02 04:18:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MeMega, a technology specialist based in Saudi Arabia, is launching a range of special offers during the Muslim festival of 'Eid'. In order to promote the idea of gift giving among those celebrating the festival, MeMega has announced a range of special offers on cutting edge technological items that make ideal gifts for friends and family. Notable offers that will apply during Eid include 20% off all PC games and selected PS3, Xbox 360 titles,...

2010-08-27 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Problems with runaway foreign workers and a large supermarket chain's new employment policy are making waves and headlines in Saudi Arabia. Find out more on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/08/all-in-days-work.html Buildings and architecture, a whimsical mural, and a super-hero supermarket were recently featured on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new photos every single...

2010-06-18 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Public displays of affection are forbidden here in Saudi Arabia and are met with harsh punishments, while public executions can be witnessed by anyone who wants to attend. Susie writes about the sentencing of a young Saudi man caught kissing a woman in a mall. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/06/no-kissing-allowed.html A traffic accident, a shark restaurant, and a beautiful Koran cover are just some of the photos you can see this...

2010-06-13 19:20:00

WASHINGTON, June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia categorically and totally denies a report published by a British newspaper Saturday that it has granted permission to Israel to use its airspace for any hostile activities against Iran. Saudi Arabia has repeatedly reiterated its clear stance that it will never allow anyone to use its territories or airspace for aggression against another nation. SOURCE Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

2010-06-11 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- It appears like it's good news for the Saudi heavy metal band members and three other Saudi youths whose fates were in question for their appearances on the MTV show called Real Life: Resist the Power. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/06/mtv-update.html The first movie ever entirely shot within Saudi Arabia is called Arabia 3-D and is showing at select IMAX theaters....

2010-06-04 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A Saudi heavy metal band and three other Saudi young people could face jail time and lashings for appearing on a program on MTV called Real Life: Resist the Power. Find out why on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/06/sad-day.html Hungry horses, an ironic sign in a mall, and a man praying in a parking lot are photos that were featured this past week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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