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DATES ARE THE FERTILIZERS OF OUR KNEES…runs an old Arab saying

The date-palm is considered to be the oldest tree ever cultivated by man. Date-farming is mentioned on Mesopotamian tablets from 3000 BC while the Qur’an has a reference to Mary sustaining herself on dates while birthing Jesus. Now served on … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON FRANKINCENSE TRAILS 2

“I entered a world unchanged since the frankincense trade,” said Kate Humble, the engaging presenter, of the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia¬†– to wit, the iconic tower in Riyadh owned by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal who made million dollar deals, … Continue reading

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