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2011-08-23 17:58:33

Saudi Ministry of Health issues the entry visa requirements and recommendations for the Hajj and Umra season in 2011 Elsevier, the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that the Saudi Ministry of Health has published its 2011 health conditions for travelers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj). The publication, published in the August Issue of Journal of Infection and Public Health...

2011-08-12 02:00:00

LONDON, August 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- -travelmatch.co.uk, a new travel discovery engine, is reporting a significant surge in the popularity of the luxury holiday brand Sensatori; the company has seen a huge increase in the number of people searching their site for the brand- travelmatch.co.uk [http://www.travelmatch.co.uk ] say that more and more families are jetting off to fantastic locations for luxury holidays in order to get away on their dream holidays. Last month...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Xulon author hopes to uncover this truth using Scripture verses and history Longwood, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Today there are nine different routes for the Exodus and Red Sea crossing, and more than a dozen locations for Mount Sinai. But which is the real one? Each route places the encampments of Israel in different locations. Specifically, while historians traditionally place Israel on the east side of the Nile Delta, Artapanus, Philo, Josephus, Eusebius, and John of Nikiu all have...

2011-05-27 06:00:00

LONDON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelmatch is advising travellers to stay positive as it appears that an ash cloud will not disrupt flights this weekend; the company is still recommending that British tourists monitor various online sources to stay on top of this developing situation. Online travel provider Travelmatch is advising tourists to track the situation carefully as a second ash cloud returns to Europe. The eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland has created an ash...

2011-04-28 13:24:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Public Relations Case Study, entitled 'Public Relations Strategy: Integrating Digital and Traditional Patient Advocacy Tactics,' published on Social Media ReInvention's Website was inspired by the work AQABA Technologies has done for their client, Freedom of Access to Medicines (FAMEDS). Social Media ReInvention is a Blog about Marketing and Media Reinvention Via Social Media, Inbound Marketing, and Technology. The article...

2011-03-21 19:44:52

TAU researchers investigate sediment slides and coral reefs to study historic earthquake patterns In the wake of the devastating loss of life in Japan, the urgent question is where the next big earthquake will hit. To answer it, geologist Prof. Zvi Ben-Avraham and his doctoral student Gal Hartman of Tel Aviv University's Department of Physics and Planetary Sciences in the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences are examining coral reefs and submarine canyons to detect earthquake...

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...

2010-12-24 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into an illegal "unlady-like" sporting event for women is the topic of discussion this week on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/12/its-not-lady-like.html Oud and incense burners are featured on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big Adventure

2010-12-01 01:47:00

DUBAI, UAE, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqaba Development Corporation discuses achieving the balance between project objectives, marine and coastal engineering and national economic development objectives. Marine and coastal development has seen a boom in recent years across the Middle East. This growth is due to high demand for prime waterfront real estate and mixed use developments to sustain the modern urban lifestyle and business requirements. In order to better...

2010-11-05 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Saudi Arabia united for a common cause - Breast Cancer Awareness - this past week and in the process shattered an existing Guinness World Record. With the odds stacked against them, it seemed to be an impossible feat, but Susie was there and shares her experience on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/pink-ribbon-earns-ksa-place-in-history.html A yummy breakfast platter and interesting public...


Latest Red Sea Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

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2007-12-18 14:34:45

The Silver Moony (Monodactylus argenteus), is a perciform fish found in the Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, North to the Yaeyamas, south to New Caledonia and Australia. This fish is often kept in brackish water aquaria. Silver moony has a silver body in a triangular shape. They have big eyes and crossed with a dark ray. Its fins are silver with yellow reflection.

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2007-04-19 05:56:14

The Bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae, found around coral reefs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands north to southern Japan and south to northern Australia, between latitudes 32° N and 30° S. The bluespotted ribbontail ray is a colorful stingray with large bright blue spots on an oval, elongated disc and with blue longitudinal stripes on the tail. The snout is rounded and angular,...

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2007-04-05 00:11:48

The Spotted garden-eel, Heteroconger hassi, is a conger of the family Congridae, found in Indo-Pacific oceans from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Society Islands, north to the Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northwestern Australia and New Caledonia, and throughout Micronesia, at depths of between 22.97 and 147.64 ft (7 and 45 m). Length is up to 15.75 in (40 cm), and the body diameter is up to about .55 in (14 mm). The markings on the spotted garden-eel are variable but usually...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.