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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. Read how these inspired and dedicated youth are making a difference in their community. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/cleaning-up-jeddah.html The Green Mosque on the Red Sea and lifesize palm tree sculptures are featured this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. Have a look!...

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...

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. However, the increasing demand for power and utilities coupled with the strain on existing transport infrastructure is driving development goals faster, with the people in charge meeting on a regular basis with stakeholders and suppliers. His Excellency Dr....

2010-10-22 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Susie's Big Adventure features a recent CNN segment with a Public Service Announcement on Islam and Islamophia and an interview with Deepak Chopra about his new book, Muhammad, A Story of the Last Prophet. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/challenging-misconceptions-of-islam.html See new photos from Saudi Arabia every day on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. In this past week's posts, you'll see a mosque under...

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. Read about this emotional episode on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/new-chapter.html Khanjar, the infamous curved Arab dagger, can be seen this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she...

2010-09-24 11:00:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Susie's Big Adventure this week, a Muslim woman speaks out about why wearing the veil is the right decision for her. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/voice-behind-veil.html Some beautiful mall murals await your viewing on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new photos every day from Saudi Arabia. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big Adventure

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2010-09-22 06:45:00

U.S. 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. The team at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Colorado at Boulder said that computer simulations show how wind could push water back at a point where a river bent to merge with a coastal lagoon.  "The simulations match fairly closely with the account...

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. Why don't more people know about it? Find out on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/911-teardrop-memorial.html See some desert tents this past week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she...

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. Is having the world's biggest clock enough to justify it? Read more on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/as-time-goes-by.html Don't miss camel profiles and photos of Old Jeddah this past week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new...

2010-08-16 14:18:00

SYMBOL: DFI VANCOUVER, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Diamond Fields International Ltd.(DFI:TSX) ("DFI" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a further update on the Atlantis II Red Sea Deeps project, widely acknowledged as the largest known poly-metallic marine SEDEX deposit in the world (see DFI press release dated 4th June 2010). DFI is developing the project with its Saudi joint venture partner Manafa International. The Atlantis II basin containing the Atlantis II deposit is located...


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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
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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