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2015-04-30 23:01:16

The Middle East is considered one of the fastest-growing regions in the world with steady economic growth.

2015-04-29 16:34:39

After a very public move of serving ecommerce giant VP with legal papers regarding Amazon's third-party policies, Israeli judge refused the case defining Amazon's activity in Israel as small and random

2015-04-29 04:22:11

REHOVOT, Israel, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Investors and Global Agriculture Experts from 20 Countries Attend AgriVest 2015 in Israel Showcasing

2015-04-28 08:30:34

DUBAI, UAE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Union Apna Sapna participants reveals their earning, spending and

2015-04-23 20:24:45

-More than 55 percent of Visitors to Pro-Armenian 100lives.com come from Russia, Alexa.com finds- WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite being entirely in English

2015-04-22 12:21:38

BURNABY, Canada, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing construction activities and rising tourism to drive commercial vehicles demand in Qatar over the next five years

2015-04-22 08:36:20

San Francisco Salt Company will be sponsoring several National Psoriasis Foundation events this year and sharing information about Dead Sea Salt as a natural alternative to treating psoriasis.

2015-04-14 12:23:44

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shareholders concerned about fair employment by American companies in Palestine-Israel --especially national, racial, ethnic or religious minorities--

2015-04-13 12:21:41

BURNABY, Canada, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing per capita income and increasing government's focus on economic diversification towards non-oil sectors to drive

2015-04-08 12:30:07

NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arab world is one of the top growth markets in the health sector.


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
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'