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2014-09-15 23:11:40

University of Dubai (UD) and Dubai Chamber of Commerce have signed an agreement with Retail Pro International on September 9, 2014, to deliver a new Retail Certification Series aiming at fostering sustained retail growth in the Middle East. The training series, delivered by the University’s Center for Executive Development (CED), is the first of its kind in the UAE and the region aimed at equipping retailers with today's best practices and advancing their enterprises in a growing...

2014-08-19 12:21:54

Dubai has a bold vision to become the world's most visited city by 2020. The Director of Dubai's Tourism department, HE Helal Saeed Almarri, discusses how his team will make it happen DUBAI, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HE Helal Saeed Almarri is a man with a mission: to attract 20 million visitors to the emirate by 2020, and trebling the economic contribution tourism makes to the city's balance sheet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702567 )...

2014-05-22 23:16:16

American Board of Healthcare Law and Medicine Issues “Certificate of Excellence” to Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services – for Pioneering Leadership Against MERS Coronavirus in the Middle East Palatine, Illinois (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The American Board of Healthcare Law and Medicine, headed by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, its President and Chairman of the Board, issued a “Certificate of Excellence” on May 20, 2014, to Colonel Khalifa Hassan Al Darrai, Executive Director, Dubai...

2014-04-16 23:03:02

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 6th annual Infrastructure & Property Development MEA Summit. The event will be held on May 18-19, 2014, in the most populated city of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai. London, UK (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 6th annual Infrastructure & Property Development MEA Summit. The event will be held on May 18-19, 2014, in the most populated city of the United Arab Emirates,...

2014-03-31 08:26:08

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An Arab social entrepreneur wants an honor from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to draw attention to the power of "cultural diplomacy" to build closer ties with the United States. "This could be a bridge between our region and the rest of the world," said Badr Jafar, CEO of Crescent Enterprises, Sharjah, UAE. "Art and culture offer the best representation of a people, and are a healthy approach to generating...

2014-03-11 23:03:26

ONE CONNXT providing video transport to US for NY Cosmos; Cosmo Players appearing Wednesday, March 12 at ONE CONNXT’s CABSAT Stand Hall 3, Booth 307. Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 ONE CONNXT, a division of ONE Media Corp Inc., announced today that they will be providing video transport services for the defending NASL champion New York Cosmos’ preseason training trip in Dubai. The Cosmos have headed to the United Arab Emirates for preseason training including a series of training...

2014-02-16 23:01:06

BG Cleaning Systems joins the First Ajman Franchise Expo 2014 on 18-19 February 2014 at the Kempinski Hotel Ajman, UAE. Ajman United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 BG Cleaning Systems will be participating in the 1st Ajman Franchising Expo 2014 to be held at the Kempinski Hotel Ajman, UAE on the 18th – 19th of February 2014. This show is under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, the crown prince of the Emirate of Ajman. It will launch at 10:00 AM on the 18th...

2014-02-04 23:21:12

ReportsnReports.com adds “Dubai Expo 2020 Projects Report” report to its research database. Gather exclusive data on the Dubai projects market through this in-depth examination. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 A comprehensive forecast and review of the Dubai Expo 2020 projects market On 27 November, Dubai won the right to host the prestigious 2020 World Expo.The event is designed to attract 25m additional visitors from around the world. As a result, the government has budgeted...

2014-01-08 04:20:53

DUBAI, UAE, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take the Happiness Challenge and join the Happiness Workshop that will be held at the World Trade Center Building, Dubai, UAE on 8 Febuary 2014. The UAE has been ranked the 14th happiest country in the world, and was ranked first among the Arab countries in the second United Nations World Happiness Report. "A country cannot develop without the happiness and satisfaction of the people. The happiness of one individual is...

2013-12-31 08:22:48

DUBAI, UAE, December 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment towards Social Responsibility, Flora Hospitality organized today a blood donation drive at one of its properties in Dubai; Flora Creek Deluxe Hotel Apartments, in association with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) - Rashid Hospital. The hotel employees volunteered in large numbers to donate blood for the cause with donors from various nationalities, happy to contribute towards helping those who are...

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2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

2007-03-26 12:10:42

The Redtail butterflyfish, Chaetodon collare, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Indo-Pacific oceans from the Persian Gulf and Maldives to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia, at depths down to 49.21 ft (15 m). It can grow up to 7.09 in (18 cm) in length.

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.