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Mars Probe May Be In United Arab Emirates Future

Mars Probe May Be In United Arab Emirates' Future

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday, the United Arab Emirates announced plans to establish a space program and send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021 – the first such announcement by an Arab country. The...

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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...

2014-07-15 12:33:28

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal created exclusively for Arab audiences will deliver vocational & employability skills to women, youth, persons with disabilities and citizens in rural communities CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor today announced the launch of an open-platform Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal designed to bridge the gap between education and employment...

2014-07-09 23:01:48

While olive growers in Australia have struggled over the past five years, food trends and trends in consumer consumption are set to aid industry growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Olive Growing in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Over the past five years, the Olive Growing industry has grown from a low base due to disastrous weather conditions caused by drought. In 2009-10...

2014-07-08 12:26:54

San Francisco's Asian Art Museum offers West Coast audiences a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the shifting sands of Saudi Arabia outside the city of Thaj, archaeologists discovered the tomb of a young royal girl buried nearly 2,000 years ago, uncovering exquisite jewelry, a haunting gold mask and other objects--all made of gold. These funerary treasures are just a few of the...

2014-07-07 12:27:51

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a trip which culminated in a concert at the Bahrain Cultural Hall in Manama on 16(th) June, Chau-Giang Thi Nguyen, Maribel Lieberman and Selima Salaun visited the island state last week at the invitation of developmental Bahraini NGO, Visionaries, as part of a programme of youth engagement and talent promotion. The Vietnamese pianist and artist joined internationally-acclaimed businesswomen and designers, Maribel Lieberman and...

2014-07-02 23:01:09

Industry association recognizes Qatar Cool as a benchmark for excellence Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) awarded its System of the Year Award on June 10 at its 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Seattle, Washington. With over 600 people in attendance, IDEA Past Chair Raymond DuBose proudly presented this distinction to Qatar Cool for their system on The Pearl-Qatar. The IDEA System of the Year Award was originally based...

2014-06-26 23:05:08

International District Energy Association recognizes Ahmad Bin Shafar as leader in the global district cooling industry Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) presented the 2014 Unsung Hero Award at its 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Seattle, WA to Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower Energy Solutions of Dubai, UAE. Bin Shafar, a proud citizen of United Arab Emirates, has made significant contributions to the district cooling...

2014-06-17 20:22:41

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Future of the Qatari Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/future_qatari_defense_industry_market_attractiveness_competitive_landscape_forecasts_2019.htmlProduct SynopsisThis report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the Qatari defense industry,...

2014-06-11 23:02:26

New research report “Saudi Arabia's Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” prepared by Timetric is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 From 2009 to 2013, the cards and payments sector in Saudi Arabia witnessed healthy growth both in terms of value and volume. The total number of cards in circulation in Saudi Arabia reached 26.8 million cards in 2013 in...


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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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