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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...

2014-06-09 23:08:17

ReportsnReports.com adds “Oman Projects Market 2014 Report” report to its research database - a comprehensive forecast and assessment of the projects market in Oman. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Oman is one of the fastest growing projects markets in the Middle East. In the first quarter of the year, the sultanate awarded $3.5bn worth of contracts which is already more than 50 percent of the value of deals awarded in the whole of 2013, indicating that 2014 should prove a very...

2014-06-03 08:22:24

RISHON LEZION, Israel, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the recent Technology Fair at the Computer Science School at The College of Management-Academic Studies [http://www.colman.ac.il/english/Pages/default.aspx ] (COMAS), Israel's high-tech and venture capital executives were searching for the most innovative new technologies among the seventy-two projects on display. Known outside Israel to all the most astute watchers of the high-tech scene, and located between...

2014-05-29 23:18:04

United Hebrew of New Rochelle, a leading Westchester Skilled Nursing Facility and Short- Term Rehabilitation Center, has established a Professional Advisory Council. This volunteer body, comprised of corporate, philanthropic, and community leaders, will play a critical role by lending their corporate and communal expertise to Rita Mabli, President and CEO of United Hebrew, as well as assist in elevating the public awareness of United Hebrew’s core values of excellence and vital service...

2014-05-22 16:25:51

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Popular Detroit weekly newspaper, Metro Times, featured a full-length 4,766-word interview and profile of prominent Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz in their April 22 edition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90718 The feature was written by award-winning writer, photographer and producer Drew Philp, who offered readers of the high circulation weekly Greater Detroit region publication a rare insight into the...

2014-05-22 08:21:14

BURNABY, Canada, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Low motorization rate and increasing automobile exports continue to boost OEM tyre demand After being hit by global recession and Eurozone crisis, automobile sector in Turkey has been witnessing a growth revival, which is augmenting growth in the Turkish tyre market. Presently, there are 19 major international vehicle producers operating in the Turkish market, including Ford, Toyota, Renault, Fiat, Chrysler, Opel, Honda,...

2014-05-19 16:21:04

MANAMA, Bahrain, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with the Bahraini feature film The Sleeping Tree, currently in post-production. Gulf Air's Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications Mr. Mohammed Amin Hulaiwah commented on the partnership saying, "Our national carrier endeavors to extend its support to the Kingdom's many talented Bahrainis and The Sleeping Tree, a Bahraini directed and produced film is an example...

2014-05-18 12:20:10

Severe effects expected on employment and the Negev's economy. ICL freezes planned investments plan in Israel in excess of $1 billion until the Commission's conclusions are delivered and understood. TEL AVIV, Israel, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The interim recommendations of the Sheshinski Committee are an economic and social mistake that will practically force ICL to go back on most of its investments in Israel, focus on optimization and cost cutting and drive ICL out of...

2014-05-16 12:22:53

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co. (NYSE: ARSD), a leading provider of high purity specialty chemicals, today announced that Ghazi Sultan has tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors of Arabian American Development Company. "We want to thank Ghazi for over a decade of service and oversight," said Nick Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer of ARSD. "Ghazi has been a productive member of our Board. We want to thank...

2014-05-16 08:28:21

California Olive Committee Debuts Four New Cocktail Recipes Starring California Ripe Olives FRESNO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California Ripe Olives have always been a tasty addition to a variety of dishes and now they've proved their rightful place in craft cocktails. Often thought of as solely a garnish, California Ripe Olives take center stage in new custom cocktail recipes developed by the California Olive Committee....


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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