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2014-08-31 20:21:08

GUANGZHO, China, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China has long maintained that the dispute between Palestine and Israel should be resolved through negotiations and communication, not violence. In that spirit, Canton Fair, China's biggest trade event, has always welcomed both Palestinian and Israeli businessmen. For Palestinian businessmen, especially those in Gaza strip, a visit to Canton Fair might be quite eventful, sometimes through the tunnels. Artiya, a Gazan buyer, visited...

2014-08-29 04:20:53

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory. Elkhan Suleymanov, Member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe...

2014-08-22 08:23:17

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArteQuesta, a fine art investment company has announced new artworks to be added to the Israeli Masters Collection as part of their continued effort to preserve Israeli art and culture. The collection was created over ten years ago to gather and preserve historically significant artworks and artifacts by Israeli artists during Israel's diaspora and the emergence of the Jewish state in 1948. Logo -...

2014-08-18 23:08:32

Water supply sabotage could kill millions according to upcoming Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne's Power of Water Series. Kleyne’s on-air series, “Water as a weapon of mass destruction,” will begin August 18, 2014 in her opening sequence. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, a global research, technology and product development center specializing in fresh water, atmosphere and health. Natures Tears®...

2014-08-07 04:20:17

25 teenagers from southern Israel will join American youth on an Israel summer program for 3 days of dialogue and fun, thanks to the generous donations from the teens' communities JERUSALEM, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 120 American teenagers on Camp Morasha's Sulam summer program [http://campmorasha.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=110&Itemid=109 ], operated by Keshet: The Center for Educational Tourism in Israel...

2014-08-05 08:22:02

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan both across the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and along the Line of Contact. Armenia's irresponsible and provocative actions, which have led to a major escalation of violence and losses on both sides, prove once again that the protracted and illegal Armenian occupation of the...

2014-08-01 08:23:16

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 22, 2014 the Rwandan Foreign Minister visited the Rwandan students at Agrostudies. Her visit to Israel, while planned in advanced, coincided with the recent escalation between Israel and the Palestinians. Even so, the Minister decided to arrive on schedule as a show of support to the Israeli people: "I am here on behalf of the government of Rwandan to show solidarity to the people of Israel. This is a difficult time of Israel and...

2014-07-29 23:02:40

Market Publishers Ltd and Ameria cjsc signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and Ameria cjsc signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by Ameria. Natalie Aster, Assistant Manager at Partners Department, commented upon the recent partnership agreement: “Ameria is a...

2014-07-16 23:07:58

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a contract with T4EDU for STEM development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Boise, ID (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced receiving a contract with T4EDU for STEM development in the Kingdom...

2014-07-16 12:24:43

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Matthew Crouch, Vice President of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, issued the following statement calling on believers across the world to pray for peace in Israel and Gaza: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC98465LOGO "As violence and conflict continue to escalate across Israel, we believe that the body of Christ has a responsibility to pray for the peace of this land that is so dear to the heart of God. "Since our...


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Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum
2014-01-08 20:39:58

Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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