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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....

2014-05-15 16:26:35

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in the Middle East Reached $116.1 Million in 2013 SEATTLE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in the Middle East is 13.2% and revenues will reach $215.7 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Middle East Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-05-14 12:28:08

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan's Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the recent landmark visit by French President Francois Hollande have been used by NGOs to selectively target Baku as part of a "biased campaign", a prominent MP said today. Elkhan Suleymanov said the letter writing campaign by the European Stability Initiative, Freedom House and Human Rights Watch over the issue of political prisoners has...

2014-05-12 08:25:39

TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM), ("Ellomay" or the "Company") announced today that it was informed by Dorad Energy Ltd. ("Dorad") that the Israeli Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (the "Minister") approved the twenty-year generation license and the one-year supply license (together, the "Licenses") for the approximately 800 MW power plant in Southern Israel constructed by Dorad...

2014-05-08 12:22:07

BURNABY, British Columbia, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inadequate rail network connectivity within the Arab peninsula combined with rapidly expanding middle class have a profound effect on development of the UAE tyre market Amidst ongoing global economic scenario, the UAE automotive market is perceived as a market for 'profit consolidation', given the low yields from the European automotive sector. Furthermore, favorable government regulations, logistics infrastructure...


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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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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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