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2014-05-16 12:22:53

SUGAR LAND, Texas, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabian American Development Co.

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

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/

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

2014-05-12 08:25:39

TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd.

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

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.

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)

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

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


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.