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2013-07-16 23:16:00

Vitesse Consulting announces a webinar in conjunction with global women’s network 85 Broads - The Flexible Workplace: How Leaders Can Retain the Keys to Success and Avoid Giving Away the Keys to the Kingdom. The online ‘Jam Session’ will take place on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from noon-1pm EST. New York, NY and Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Vitesse Consulting is pleased to announce a webinar in conjunction with global women’s network 85 Broads - The Flexible Workplace:...

2010-01-12 09:35:00

BOSTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Al-Othman Holding Company, the Saudi Arabian multinational conglomerate, has awarded J/Brice Design International, Inc. its second major real estate design contract in the Saudi Kingdom - The Al Othman Compound, exclusive community of 120-Luxury Villas in Al Khobar, center of the Saudi oil industry. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100112/NE36217 ) Earlier in 2009, Al-Othman Holding Company selected J/Brice (www.jbricedesign.com) to design...

2008-07-01 09:01:02

The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Monday, June 30: ___ Last week's oil conference in Saudi Arabia marked a turning point in U.S.-Saudi relations, raising doubts about whether the oil-for-security formula still guides this longtime alliance. With skyrocketing oil prices endangering U.S. economic stability, Saudi Arabia refused to increase production beyond a token amount. Saudi and U.S. officials bickered about whether the current price spike is because of...

2006-08-05 11:07:30

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi minister has said he finds it revolting to see spoilt children waited on hand and foot by Asian maids, whose main role is often that of status symbol. Labor Minister Ghazi Algosaibi said the kingdom had become too dependent on foreign maids, mainly from Asia, but did not say if entry visas for them would be curbed. "In this society, the healthy teenager needs a maid to bring him a glass of water that is exactly 10 meters (yards) away. This is yet another...

2006-05-11 02:24:21

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Former "Arrested Development" star Jason Bateman has joined the cast of the Middle East thriller "The Kingdom." Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper and Jennifer Garner already have boarded the project, which is set for a June start date. The Universal Pictures revolves around a deadly bombing attack that targets Americans working in a Middle Eastern country, and the U.S. government's counterterrorist response. Peter Berg ("Friday Night...

2006-04-11 20:12:48

By Erik Kirschbaum BAD NAUHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - The pictures of naked women are being removed from the hotel's health spa, the hard-core porn channels switched off and all the alcohol will be removed from the mini bars before Saudi Arabia arrives. Germany is rolling out the red carpets for the 31 foreign teams and a million overseas visitors heading its way for the World Cup but the small resort town of Bad Nauheim north of Frankfurt is busy taking away temptation for its Muslim...

2006-03-29 07:59:58

(Recasts, adds details, background RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had arrested 40 suspected militants, including eight who were linked to al Qaeda's attack on the world's largest oil processing plant last month. Security forces also seized a cache of explosives and firearms in simultaneous raids in several parts of the kingdom, an interior ministry spokesman said. There has been a spate of attacks in Saudi Arabia and last month the authorities foiled an al...

2006-02-28 09:05:00

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH -- Young Saudis, thirsty for cinema in a country with no big screens and just the bare bones of a movie industry, are determined to drag the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom into the celluloid world. Seven Saudi movies will take part in a film festival in the United Arab Emirates' capital Abu Dhabi in March, the strongest showing yet for the nascent Saudi cinema at any festival. And entertainment firm Rotana -- owned by royal entrepreneur Prince Alwaleed bin Talal --...

2006-02-25 10:27:41

By Souhail Karam ABQAIQ, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a Saudi oil facility at Abqaiq, when security forces fired at suicide bombers trying to storm the world's biggest oil processing plant. Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said oil and gas output was unaffected by Friday's "terrorist attempt" -- the first direct strike on a Saudi oil target since al Qaeda attacks aimed at toppling Saudi Arabia's U.S.-allied monarchy in 2003....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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