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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...

2014-05-07 08:25:26

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO) (TASE: ELOM), ("Ellomay" or the "Company") announced today that Dorad Energy Ltd. ("Dorad"), which has constructed an approximately 800 MW power plant in Southern Israel (the "Dorad Power Plant") and in which Ellomay indirectly holds 7.5%, informed Ellomay that on May 4, 2014 an urgent petition was filed by Dorad with the Israeli High Court of Justice concerning the delay in the provision of...

2014-05-03 23:02:14

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

2014-04-30 23:08:31

Planting the Seeds of Peace and Coexistence at the Israel Tennis Centers in Jerusalem New York, New York (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 On April 24th a group of kindergarteners from an Israeli elementary school visited a kindergarten class in a nearby school to deliver an olive tree to plant in their school yard. It's not exactly the kind of event you’d find making front page news these days, until you realize that this exchange took place between an Arab kindergarten from Elin Aquaba and a...

2014-04-23 04:21:19

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With viewership at its annual peak during Ramadan, Alwatan's celebrity packed line up of programs is a "must" for media buyers in the region Alwatan will launch their Ramadan schedule on the 27th of April at the Salwa Ballroom in Kuwait at 8:30pm, unveiling their 13 new programs featuring stars such as Elham Al Fadala, Haya Abdulsalam, Dawood Hussien, Mays Hamdan, Bashar Al-Shatti, Fatma Al Safi, Zahra Al Kharji, Khalid Amin,...


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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
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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