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2009-07-07 02:00:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The region's first and only summit on fire support and artillery, Future Artillery Middle East 2009 will be held from 18 to 21 October 2009 at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi. Developed in collaboration with global military leaders from French Artillery, Royal Netherlands Armed Forces and The Royal Artillery Headquarters, this premier event is designed to transform the region's fire support capabilities into a true force multiplier...

2008-06-18 00:00:00

By DOMINIC JEFF Herald Reporter There will be plenty of flag waving at the annual musical extravaganza organised by 29 Commando at the Royal Citadel. Organisers of Music of the Night are promising a huge line-up of show-stopping numbers for the event in July. Event and marketing coordinator Lesley Shorrocks, said: "When people ask me what's going to be in the show, they always want to be sure we have our stunning, rousing finale. Our audiences love the sing along at the end of the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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