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2014-10-20 23:09:52

Industry leaders from Waze, Coca Cola, Intel, IBM, Wall Street Journal, PayPal, and Deutsche Telekom Israel to present Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Israel Conference™ today announced that top executives from Waze, Coca Cola, PayPal, Intel Ventures, IBM, Wall Street Journal, and Deutsche Telekom Israel and fifty more companies will share their experience on how Israel and the US bridge the gap on innovation, technology, and business on October 30 + 31 at The Skirball in...

2014-10-16 23:04:15

Silicon Valley Gathering Highlights Greatest Challenges, Tech Solutions and Business Opportunities in Cyber Security, Big Data, Cloud, IoT, Mobile, New Media Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC) in collaboration with the Israeli Economic Mission to the West Coast and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest today announced the First Annual California Israel International Business Summit exploring the most exciting...

2014-10-13 23:05:10

Natural, unprocessed Organic Extra Virgin olive oil available in 25.3 oz. bottles and 67.6 oz. tins HAUPPAUGE, New York (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 A healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle often go hand-in-hand. And Botticelli is making it easier to be healthy with its new Organic Extra Virgin olive oil, the natural unprocessed product of the first cold pressing of olives. Full of olive flavor and its characteristic aroma, Botticelli Organic Extra Virgin olive oil is made from the highest...

2014-10-02 12:21:26

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan has branded the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly a "failed and unfortunate initiative" and has challenged its fellow member states to explain why it should remain a member. The Chairman of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Euronest PA, Elkhan Suleymanov, has written to his colleagues as a "last resort" telling them that the body, constituted in 2011, is now "bogged down by indecision, platitudes and double...

2014-09-26 16:22:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's address to the UN General Assembly a rhetorical cocktail of hatred, deceit and distortion. Once again, as in his previous UN speeches, Abbas undermined prospects for advancing peace. "President Abbas today offered no fresh ideas, indeed no hope for peace," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Recycling well-worn and false accusations against Israel, ignoring the damage...

2014-09-23 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement today: The Royal Saudi Air Force today participated in military operations over Syria to confront terrorism emanating from Daash (ISIS). These efforts will support the moderate Syrian opposition as part of an international coalition to defeat terrorism, which is a deadly evil afflicting the world, and the fraternal Syrian people to restore security, unity and to rebuild...

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...


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
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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