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2011-03-02 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United States, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, hosted a private screening of Arabia 3D at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. There were more than 450 guests in attendance, including members of Congress, former U.S. ambassadors to Saudi Arabia and members of the diplomatic corps. To date, Arabia 3D has been seen by more than 700,000 people in the U.S....

2011-02-23 16:43:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ibrahim Al-Naimi has assured global markets that Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have the capacity of oil to offset supply losses due to crises unfolding around the world. Saudi Arabia alone currently has a surplus supply of approximately 4 million barrels per day. In a press conference yesterday following...

2011-01-07 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking photos in public is perfectly legal in Saudi Arabia, however there are exceptions. Read about Susie's brush with the law because of her hobby of photography on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2011/01/whew.html Don't miss the rare catch of a veiled Saudi woman fishing with her children on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal - a daily pictorial view of Saudi Arabia through the eyes of an...

2010-07-27 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in coordination with Dar Al-Hekma College is opening a photo exhibit entitled "Photography Through the Eyes of Saudi Arabian Women." The exhibition is the first of its kind, portraying a collection of work from dozens of Saudi women photographers to be exhibited in the United States. The exhibit will run from July 27-August 6 at the Embassy in Washington, D.C. The initial showing of the exhibit in...

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

2010-04-27 11:53:00

AMMAN, Jordan, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AllWorld Network, a Boston-based global economic development firm, today released "The Arabia 50|500 Leading Indicators," the first real-time data on the performance of growth companies in the Middle East and North Africa. The release of this previously unavailable information is timed to coincide with President Obama's summit conference to promote entrepreneurship in developing countries. Representatives of 40 countries in Southeast Asia, the...

2010-04-12 18:00:00

CHICAGO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- April 27-29, Chicago will host the U.S.-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum, which seeks to highlight Saudi Arabia's growing role in global financial and economic issues and the opportunities for greater economic collaboration between Saudi Arabia and the U.S. A delegation of approximately 200 Saudi government and business leaders, including ministers of petroleum, commerce and industry, finance and education, will travel to Chicago for the event. This...

2010-02-11 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has begun building the first solar-powered water desalination plant, the first step in a three-part program to introduce solar energy into the Kingdom. The program, launched by the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), aims to help stabilize future power and water supplies inside Saudi Arabia through the creation of solar-powered desalination facilities. Water desalination is critical to providing...

2010-01-21 08:21:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SupplyCore Middle East (SCME), a Riyadh based integrator of supply chain management, water bottling, water and wastewater treatment, medical and hospital equipment and power generation solutions, announces today that the company has received the ISO 9001:2008 quality management certification. "This certification highlights our commitment to quality and provides the framework through which we strive to achieve customer satisfaction by delivering...

2009-12-15 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have signed a joint statement that allows for collaboration in lunar and asteroid science research. The partnership recognizes the Saudi Lunar and Near-Earth Object Science Center as an affiliate partner with the NASA Lunar Science Institute at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. (Logo:...


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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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