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2014-09-15 08:26:07

GENEVA, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Geneva-based Saudi businessman congratulates the new world achievement recorded by the Saudi Football Team for Athletes with Special Needs in winning the Championship of World Football Cup 2014 in Brazil, on the 23rd of August 2014, for the third time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705930 ) Mr Ibrahim Abd El Elah Dshishah announced that he will hold a function in the Saudi capital, Riyadh,...

2014-07-15 12:33:28

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal created exclusively for Arab audiences will deliver vocational & employability skills to women, youth, persons with disabilities and citizens in rural communities CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor today announced the launch of an open-platform Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal designed to bridge the gap between education and employment...

2014-07-07 12:32:09

BURNABY, Canada, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing security requirements in defense, residential and commercial sectors to drive CCTV market in Saudi Arabia over Next Five Years According to a recently published report by TechSci Research, "Saudi Arabia CCTV Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2888 ]", the country's CCTV systems market is forecast to grow at 23% during 2014-19. The demand for CCTVs is being driven by various...

2014-05-27 12:36:07

Kingdom Holding Success in JD.com Follows Twitter's RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shares of Jingdong Inc. (JD.com) began trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 under the symbol 'JD' in which Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and its Chairman HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud hold an equally combined stake of 2.5% of its capital. Chinese online retailer JD.com has raised $1.8bn in its US share sale at the price of $19 per share. KHC and...

2014-05-12 08:22:50

Company's new equipment rental location in Riyadh to serve multi-billion USD initiatives in infrastructure, commercial, government, military, construction, event services and industrial sectors NAPLES, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Riyadh, the country's capital and largest city. The new location will serve...

2014-05-06 08:46:53

Managed Security Services will be offered through the IBM Security Operations Center in Riyadh RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education announced today that it has chosen the alliance of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) to boost information security throughout its organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Managed and cloud security services are offered to the Ministry through IBM's...

2014-04-08 23:03:42

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the Kingdom Cyber Security Forum. The event will take place on May 12-13, 2014, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. London, UK (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the Kingdom Cyber Security Forum. The event will take place on May 12-13, 2014, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Attacks on crucial information infrastructure, governmental bodies and financial organisations in the Middle East region are gathering...

2014-01-05 04:20:21

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, January 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major new FMCG deal signed in excess of EUR15 million Jones Engineering Group is continuing to develop its presence in Saudi Arabia with a strategic focus on the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and health care industries. The leading international engineering contracting group has recently signed a deal with a major multinational FMCG client worth an estimated EUR20 million. Work on the project...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'