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2014-09-22 16:28:39

Virus survives in only a few areas of the world ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At an event hosted by the UAE Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), speaking on behalf of the Minister MICAD, HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khaled Al Qasimi, HE Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, called for an intensification of the global campaign to eradicate polio. The...

2014-09-19 08:27:11

Most expensive and luxurious residential project in Dubai to be unveiled at Cityscape Global 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International architecture firm SOMA announced today that Principal Michel Abboud will join Dubai-based developer Omniyat to unveil the highly anticipated design for One at Palm Jumeirah in conjunction with the Cityscape Global 2014 Conference in the United Arab Emirates. Mr. Abboud and Omniyat will reveal the design on September 21, 2014 at the...

2014-09-19 08:25:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of International Cooperation and Development is hosting a UN General Assembly side event in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on Monday, September 22, entitled: "Polio Eradication: A Call to Action." The master of ceremonies will be Dr. Richard Besser, chief ABC News Medical Editor; chaired by Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal...

2014-09-17 12:29:07

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analysis Of The Agricultural Sector In GCC Countries: Major Crops With The Production, Consumption, Import And Export Data With Trends For The Last Decade (2004-2014)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Gulf food sector is set to experience robust growth in the medium to long term due to rising income levels, growing population, urbanization and...

2014-09-16 23:12:22

Makook Smart Living Selects Groundbreaking ROS® Platform to Bring New Content and Services Along with an Unprecedented Level of Privacy to Consumers in the Middle East and Northern Africa DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that Makook Smart Living, a new service provider headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has selected the groundbreaking Residential Operating System (ROS®) to provide a seamless connected life...

2014-09-16 23:11:08

International investment banking, corporate structure, and renowned legal professional adds tremendous depth and network expansion to UAE private equity consultancy team. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Grace Century, a private equity consultancy specializing in “game-changing” life science and health related private equity projects, announces the addition of Hadley Donenberg to their advisory team. Donenberg brings a depth of experience and international expertise as...

2014-09-15 23:11:40

University of Dubai (UD) and Dubai Chamber of Commerce have signed an agreement with Retail Pro International on September 9, 2014, to deliver a new Retail Certification Series aiming at fostering sustained retail growth in the Middle East. The training series, delivered by the University’s Center for Executive Development (CED), is the first of its kind in the UAE and the region aimed at equipping retailers with today's best practices and advancing their enterprises in a growing...

2014-09-15 12:25:55

DUBAI, UAE, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With learning finally catching up to the craze for apps, technology is making quite rapid and radical changes to a pupil's education. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705817 ) Though parents often bemoan their child being glued to an iPad at home, there have been proven benefits to letting pupils access this kind of technology in the name of learning. Dr Christina Gitsaki is Associate...

2014-09-15 08:32:59

Rapid Deployment of eStandby in the Region Now Helps More than 100 Properties in the UAE, Including Danat's Distinctive Hotels, Maximize Premium Inventory LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As occupancies continue to improve worldwide, Danat Hotels & Resorts (www.danathotels.com) is deploying Nor1's eStandby upselling product to help its upscale hotel portfolio realize thousands of dollars in upselling revenue each week, as travelers increasingly seize the opportunity to...

2014-09-15 04:21:41

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADS Securities has completed the global roll-out of its new OREX Optim GUI. The GUI developed by the in-house team with external advisors has already been highly praised by users. It combines the latest approach and thinking on the best ways to prioritise on-screen data with the knowledge and expertise from traders and platform specialists. The design focuses on highlighting essential data and dropping back non-essential...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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Word of the Day
  • 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.