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2014-09-16 12:26:39

SpongeLab and Edpuzzle came in 2nd and 3rd, in a competition initiated by 6 EdTech accelerators and incubators from around the world TEL-AVIV, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightBytes is "The Most Promising EdTech Start Up in 2014" - this was announced yesterday (Monday) at the conclusion of the finals event of the Global EdTech Start up competition, which took place in Tel-Aviv, Israel. US-based BrightBytes [http://brightbytes.net ] uses in-depth analysis...

2014-09-15 08:26:07

GENEVA, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Geneva-based Saudi businessman congratulates the new world achievement recorded by the Saudi Football Team for Athletes with Special Needs in winning the Championship of World Football Cup 2014 in Brazil, on the 23rd of August 2014, for the third time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705930 ) Mr Ibrahim Abd El Elah Dshishah announced that he will hold a function in the Saudi capital, Riyadh,...

2014-09-14 00:20:05

DOHA, Qatar, September 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently opened and already a reference for innovation and passenger experience in the whole of the Middle East, Hamad International Airport is now the airport with one of the largest number of ABC eGates in the world. The new ground-breaking Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Qatar was designed with customer experience at the fore. The result is a world-class facility, where the concept of hospitality underpins...

2014-09-03 23:15:44

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil,” a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers olive oil benefits on health and beauty, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Olive Oil,” a new report created by Nguyen Do on the site Vkool.com, shows the positive effects of olive oil on health and beauty, and provides detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some...

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...


Latest Western Asia Reference Libraries

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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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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