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2010-10-29 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining an energetic group of young people, Susie participates in an anti-litter beach clean-up campaign in Jeddah.

2010-10-27 09:17:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Municipalities and Rural Affairs and the International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC), leading figures in global transportation will share their experiences and insights with Saudi Arabian transportation officials at a forum which will be held in January 2011. The Chairman of the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee, Brian Simpson MEP, will share his wealth of expertise in...

2010-10-26 10:44:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When the largest economy in the Middle East announced its US $400 billion infrastructure investment plans, the perception was that Saudi Arabia would take a slow and steady approach.

2010-10-01 11:00:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a frank post about her Saudi-American teenage son that mixes sadness with hope, Susie writes candidly about motherly sacrifice and the huge change in her living situation in Saudi Arabia.

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2010-09-22 06:45:00

US researchers reported on Tuesday that a strong east wind that blew through the night might have helped pushed the Red Sea's water back for Moses as described in biblical writings and the Koran.

2010-09-17 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A 9/11 Memorial located across the bay from the Statue of Liberty and in sight of the place where the Twin Towers once stood is a beautiful tribute to those who lost their lives on that date in 2001.

2010-09-10 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Some Muslims claim that Mecca is the center of the world, and that Mecca time should replace Greenwich Mean Time as the world's standard.


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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