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2011-08-25 14:08:58

  Saudi Arabian officials said archaeologists have begun excavating the site of a 9,000-year-old civilization, including horse fossils, suggesting people in the Arabian Peninsula domesticated horses in the ancient culture. HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), submitted the discovery to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah. Salman said the discovery at the al-Maqar site challenges the popular notion that...

2009-07-28 08:00:00

101-Year-Old Pilot and King's DC-3 to Take Center Stage at Oshkosh Air Show OSHKOSH, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary American pilot Captain Joe Grant will appear at the Oshkosh Air Show to debut the book "King Abdulaziz... His Plane and His Pilot," by Dr. Michael Saba, which chronicles Capt. Grant's experiences flying the DC-3 for the Saudi Royal family during the 1940s. The book, which will be released as a special collector's edition at the air show, highlights the...

2006-05-02 13:55:59

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it would start issuing non-religious tourist visas to foreigners in a bid to develop the sector in the conservative Gulf Arab kingdom. Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Secretary-General of the Supreme Commission for Tourism, said tour guides would be allowed to operate from June in the country, where tourism has been largely limited to pilgrims visiting Islam's holiest sites. Saudi Arabia, birthplace of Islam, sees up to two...


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2012-03-10 08:59:47

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on June 17, 1985 at 7:33 AM EDT and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on June 24 at 6:11 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 112 times at an altitude of 209 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 2.9 million miles. The mission lasted 7 days, 1 hour, 38 minutes, and 52 seconds. Three communications satellites, all attached to the Payload Assist Module-D (PAM-D) motors, were deployed: MORELOS-A for Mexico; ARABSAT-A, for Arab...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.