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He Returned Empty Handed

One of the famous Arab proverbs, the saying: “He returned empty handed”. It is usually said to the person who returns home disappointed without achieving his goal. “ What is the real story behind the proverb ”. Once upon a time, there was a shoemaker named “Hunain” in a land called “Al-Hirah”. One day, a nomad came to buy shoes, ...

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Some scattered information many may not know

Did you know that the founder of the Iraqi Ministry of Education and the founder of the University of Baghdad in (1924) and its first dean was the bright Syrian (Sati’ al-Husari) Did you know that the founder of the University of Benghazi in (1955) and its first president was the Syrian politician “BakriKadoura”? Did you know that the founders ...

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10 natural ways to control high blood pressure

According to Healthy &Pretty, Research shows that 1 in 3 in American adults has high blood pressure (Hypertension), also known as the ‘silent-killer’. Here are 10 effective ways to help maintain a balanced blood pressure without resorting to any medications. Exercise: As you increase your heart and breathing rates through simple exercises like walking, your heart gets stronger and pumps ...

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Joha and the Water Trader

It was narrated that Joha travelled with the accompany of traders convoy to a distant city, and the tripe took many days amid arid lands until they all ran out of water except for one trader who had mules and camels loaded with cisterns and jars of water… When they all became extremely thirsty they asked that trader to give ...

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What does the School of Life Teach us?

The one who chases two birdswill lose them both. The one who runs away from work, comfort willrun away from him. The one who gives a quick response will give a wrong answer. Your thoughts are yours, but your words are for others. You should not say all what you know, but you should know all what you say… Good ...

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The college professor who kissed the charcoal-stained hand of his student!

Faris al-Khoury; president of the UN Security Council in 1947 , the first Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations, the Minister of Finance, Interior and Knowledge. He headed the House of Representatives and the Council of Ministers, and was the fierce defender at the United Nations for Syria’s independence from France. One of the amazing stories of the ...

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For Those who Suffer from Laziness, Simple Steps to “Burst” with Energy

Many people suffer from exhaustion, fatigue and laziness. These symptoms are caused, according to experts, by the cold weather and overcast days. According to the results of a survey published by the British newspaper “Daily Mail”, 4 out of 10 people suffering from fatigue resort tocaffeine-rich drinks, such as tea and coffeeto provide them with energy, despite their negative effects ...

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The flying horse

A king sentenced two persons to death for a felony committed by them, setting the date of implementation of the sentence one month after the date of issuance. One of them was passive, slavish and desperate, stuck to one corner of the prison, crying and waiting the day of execution. While the other was clever and brilliant, thinking of a ...

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