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2010-04-23 11:59:00

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDIA ADVISORY -- On Monday, April 26th to coincide with Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, AllWorld Network will release the first real time data on the performance of growth companies in the Middle East and North Africa. AllWorld has launched the Arabia 500 - a massive effort across the Middle East and North Africa to find and analyze the fastest growing emerging companies of the region. These companies have the potential to create the next...

2010-03-26 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sometimes men think things are funny that women don't. But there's a side to Muslim male humor that Susie doesn't think is funny at all. Read about it on the latest blog post on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/03/muslim-male-humor-just-not-funny.html See a billboard of man's exposed skin which is okay in this country, but not women's - on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal....

2010-03-12 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently a religious cleric in Saudi Arabia called for the deaths of those who condone mixed gender work environments or schools. Learn more about how this barbaric sheikh crossed the line, even by Saudi standards. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/03/open-mouth-insert-foot.html Enjoy a magic lamp and women at the beach - Saudi style - this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/...

2010-03-11 15:01:00

DALLAS , March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (Nasdaq: ARSD) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year periods ended December 31, 2009. Financial Highlights Sales volume of petrochemical products for the fourth quarter of 2009 increased approximately 36.2% compared to the same period in 2008. Sales volume of petrochemical products for the year ended December 31, 2009 increased approximately 18.6% compared to the same period in...

2010-02-26 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi women have organized a boycott of lingerie shops in Saudi Arabia. Find out what prompted this unusual reaction from the generally reserved women of this religious Middle East country. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/02/much-ado-about-nothing.html Exquisite colorful teapots and a graceful sculpture are in store for you at Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's...

2010-01-22 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- There are separate public girls' and boys' schools in Saudi Arabia because of the strict segregation of the sexes. Find out what happened this week when a girls' school medical emergency made the newspapers because cultural taboos prevented paramedics from doing their jobs. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/01/dangerous-cultural-extreme.html Read a candid interview given by Susie of Arabia on fellow blogger American Bedu's blog....

2009-12-18 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- American Bedu is a fellow blogger and friend of Susie's who is struggling for her life against breast cancer. There are links on Susie's Big Adventure to Bedu's blog posts describing what she has been through, and a thumbs up to the power of prayer. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/12/plea-from-heart.htmlhttp://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/12/divorce-saudi-style.html In this strict Muslim country, women are hidden underneath...

2009-12-04 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Susie of Arabia answers some pointed questions about Saudi and Muslim women, wearing the hijab, and advice for women contemplating marriage to Middle Eastern men in an interview she gave to Ghada's World. Access the link at Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/11/susie-of-arabia-interviewed-on-ghadas.html http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2009/11/when-it-rains-it-pours.html Did you ever wonder what...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- BancTec, Inc., a global provider of advanced, high-volume, document and payment processing solutions and services, has signed a distribution agreement with Saudi-based Al-Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading IT and communications solution provider. The agreement covers distribution in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates of BancTec's highly acclaimed IntelliScan® and E-Series high-speed...

2009-09-24 17:29:00

Speaks Out on Saudi-U.S. Relationship and Bilateral Investment WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An interview with Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Adel A. Al-Jubeir was released in the fall issue of U.S.-Arab Tradeline, a publication of the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce's (NUSACC). The discussion covered a series of topics including, the Saudi economy, U.S. investment in the Kingdom, and the Saudi-U.S. relationship. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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