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Uzbekistan: pilov and fruits

Pilov is the most classic dish of Uzbekistan, consisting of rice, onions, carrots and meat, all cooked slowly in layers in a traditional cast-iron kazan (essentially, a cauldron). If you don’t have a kazan lying around, you can substitute it for a cast-iron casserole dish. By Sher Karimov For Uzbeks, …

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Assad regime bemouns latest US sanctions

Syrian President Bashar al Assad said on Wednesday that sweeping new U.S. sanctions amounted to a new stage of economic warfare against his government and were part of long-standing U.S. efforts to “choke” the living standards of Syrians. In a speech to deputies at the presidential palace, Assad also blamed …

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Saudi ambassador at Florida naval base

The Saudi ambassador to the United States visited a U.S. naval air station in Florida on Thursday to extend her condolences for a shooting attack by a Saudi Air Force officer that killed three people last week, the Saudi embassy said. The attack brought fresh complications to U.S.-Saudi relations and …

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Dubai Customs releses stats on Ramadan foods

Latest statistics from Dubai Customs revealed the value of the emirate’s external trade in Ramadan foodstuff for the first quarter of 2019, which totalled AED8.3 billion. Foodstuffs traded weighed a total of 1.5 million tonnes, and included, meats, sugar, vegetables, flour, rice, nuts, bottled water, juice and dates, according to …

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Sharjah Municipality warns against illicit pesticides

Sharjah Municipality warned against dealing with unlicensed pesticides companies, whose owners leave their advertisements at the door of houses announcing the provision of these services and the use of unlicensed pesticides leading to poisoning or death sometimes, and therefore the Municipality calls on members to contact them always on number …

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Sesame: Not just a Street

Ibrahim Alalou   Halavah, A Middle Eastern sweet meal made from crushed sesame seeds and garnished with nuts.   Sesame Street was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett in 1969. The long running American children’s television series was broadcast in more than 140 countries. In 2001 there were over …

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No food for foreigners

Jorg Sartor does not like to turn newcomers away from his food bank, especially single mothers like the young Syrian woman with her 5-year-old son who had waited outside since before dawn. But rules are rules. And for the moment, it is Germans only. ““The whole country is up in …

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