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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...

2010-08-06 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- You probably have a friend or two who forwards unwanted emails to you every day. Annoying? Yes. But when the emails are intentionally offensive, what's a girl to do? Find out on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/08/fw-fwd.html Beautifully painted water trucks and pretty urns and ottomans are waiting for you on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new photos every single day from...

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2010-07-16 13:15:20

Scientists say that a species of coral in the Red Sea could stop growing by 2070 if current warming trends continue. A team of researchers said they used 3D technology to find that the rate of growth of Diploastrea heliopara declined by 30 percent since 1998. They found that rising sea surface temperatures were already "driving dramatic changes" in the growth rate of the important reef-building organism. Co-author Anne Cohen, a research specialist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution...

2010-07-15 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO) of Saudi Arabia will implement the APS OCR Portal and driver kiosks to automate container identification, remote damage inspection and truck processing at its Jeddah and Jubail terminals. APS is partnering with Zebra Enterprise Solutions...


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
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.