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Summary: Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, June 06, 2010, SPA -- A number of officials have highlighted the great achievements attained by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the era of the Custodian the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Ibn Abdulaziz on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the King &'s ascendance.
While the dominant historical interpretation of 1960s protests in the United States emphasizes the decline of the left protest movements and the ascendance of the politics of identity and a new conservatism in the 1970s, a closer look at the activist history of the US left between 1974 and 1990 reveals both a greater continuity in protest activities and a larger impact on American politics than is typically acknowledged, argues Surbrug (history, Bay Path College).
The Girl Next Door conjures memories of Risky Business, the 1983 film which propelled a young Tom Cruise's star into the ascendance.
Mind you, it makes great TV for those of us who just like to watch and as a host - Carr is definitely a star in the ascendance.
Her ascendance, she added, doesn't say ``anything about the direction of the party,'' it merely reflects ``the seriousness of our understanding of the economic issues.
While prominent intellectuals have lent Millet their support, no less celebrated a figure than Jean Baudrillard sees in the book the ineluctable ascendance of obscenity that is also at work in reality TV shows.
There is truth in this, both in the rise of genre fantasy in books (now plagued with a numbing sameness and endless trilogies) and in the ascendance of Joseph Campbell (savant of the mythic archetype theory of storytelling, as used by George Lucas in Star Wars) over John W.
Because of the dire consequences awaiting any condemnation of one of Burghley's most resorted-to financial and political means of ascendance, Chettle's admission to participation in the writing of Groatsworth is still forthcoming.
Ann Douglas's tour de force, Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s (Farrar Straus Giroux), provides a pulsing, detailed, and vivid portrait of New York City's ascendance as cultural capital of America during this era, and explores how achieving this position depended absolutely on the tangled and troubled interconnections between African-American culture and mainstream white culture.
Geography was destiny, and amid the industrial and transportation revolutions, Chicago's ascendance as the Second City was assured.
That money will be wasted despite one of the more promising developments on the health care horizon: the ascendance of managed care, which is politely promoting a shift in consciousness by changing payment systems and using more primary care doctors at the front lines of treatment.
BOSTON -- According to the Strategy Analytics report, "New Transceivers at 3GSM '07 Mark the Ascendance of W-EDGE," W-EDGE has emerged as the de facto standard for new handsets, as exemplified by the blizzard of new W-EDGE transceivers announced at 3GSM '07.
Touting his book as one of the few which examines ChinaAEs rise from a global, rather than national, perspective, Wu selects 22 essays to explore China's ascendance and global reaction thereto.
During the celebrations of the National Day, Liberation Day and the anniversary of the ascendance of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, which fall on February 25 and 26, children are known to run about in the streets - particularly Gulf Street and roads leading to it - spraying cars and passersby with foam and water.
Speaking on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the ascendance of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Ibn Abdul-Aziz to the throne, he said the Kingdom with the steady growth of its political and economic weightage, has earned a great respect and the Fund has become a major channel for boosting bilateral relations and contribution to the economic and social development in the fraternal and friendly developing countries.