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Mohamed Yehia Zakaria

Mohamed Yehia Zakaria is an Emirati businessman of Egyptian origin. He is the longest-serving chief executive of the beverage industry in the Middle East, he is the co-founder and was chief executive of Dubai Refreshments, in Dubai, institutionalized the soft drink industry in the Middle East. A graduate of Cairo University with a bachelor's degree in Commerce, Mohamed Zakaria arrived in Dubai in 1960 to gain work experience and afterward, attend Michigan State University where he had been accepted for a MBA, his previous work in Egypt at the Government Accountancy Department, promoted him to explore an offer he had gotten by the late Sultan bin Ali Al Owais, a philanthropist, poet and former Minister of the UAE. In early 1962 he was appointed the head accountant for the Al Owais family business. Along with Shaikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum the Al Owais, Al Mulla family and Qais Bin Abdul Munaim Al Zawawi, he negotiated the deal to make Dubai the first place in the Middle East to bottle and market the Pepsi brand.

In 1974, along with the late Qais Bin Abdul Munaim Al Zawawi the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs of Oman, the first soft drink and beverage manufacturer was brought to the Sultanate. He is its founder, until 2006, the Managing Director, he is a founding member of the National Bank of Dubai in 1962, which merged in 2009 to form Emirates NBD. In 1980, along with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Sultan Al Owais he founded, Jeema Mineral Water Company. In 1999 he introduced private labeling to the region. In 2000, under his leadership, Pepsi in Dubai captured 70% of the UAE market share and had its highest net profit of 17 AED million. In 2002, Zakaria retired from active duty, although he still retains a significant share in the businesses he founded in both Dubai and Oman. Today he runs a real estate portfolio in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has stakes in active UAE and Omani based industries, he married Shadia Shahwan in 1966 and has 4 children, Nashwa and Ahmed.

He has since remarried in 2006. His children hold active roles in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Government run companies, they operate the day-to-day activities of the family business. Http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2005/October/theuae_October17.xml&section=theuae&col= https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVDIcpREQJo HighBeam http://www1.albawaba.com/ar/node/328943 http://www.pepsidrc.com http://www.pepsioman.com http://www.jeemawater.com

Turbinaria mesenterina

Turbinaria mesenterina known as disc coral, is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Dendrophylliidae. It is native to the Indo-Pacific region; the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being "vulnerable". Turbinaria mesenterina is encrusting or forms flat or vase-shaped plates with corallites only on one side; the corallites about 2 mm in diameter. This coral is quite variable in form, depending on water conditions, it is common in the Arabian area on sand and other sediments, there it forms groups of vertical, interlocking plates which are greenish yellow, greenish grey or greyish brown. On upper reef slopes, colonies consist of upright or tiered plates, in deeper water the plates are horizontal. Turbinaria mesenterina is present in the Indo-Pacific region, its range extending from East Africa and the Red Sea to Taiwan, French Polynesia and eastern Australia, it may be the dominant coral species in turbid habitats. Turbinaria mesenterina is a zooxanthellate species of coral, housing symbiotic dinoflagellates in its tissues.

It thrives in turbid water, is tolerant of high levels of sedimentation. It can clear sediment off its surface within a few hours and may benefit from feeding on organic matter present in the sediment, it has been suggested that higher levels of sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef of Australia may result in dominance of the reef community by a small number of tolerant species of coral such as T. mesenterina. Turbinaria mesenterina has a wide distribution and is common throughout its range, it is collected with Indonesia being the largest exporter. The reefs where it lives are being progressively damaged and rising sea water temperatures causes stress to corals, it is susceptible to coral diseases and bleaching, although no particular population trend is apparent, the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being "vulnerable"

Bradley Stevenson

Bradley Stevenson is an English professional footballer who last played as a midfielder for Chelmsford City. On 30 August 2016, Stevenson made his Gillingham debut in their EFL Trophy tie against Luton Town, in which he replaced Mitchell Dickenson in the 60th minute during the 2–1 defeat. Following his return from a successful loan stint with Cray Wanderers, Stevenson appeared for Gillingham in an EFL Trophy tie against Reading under-21’s, which finished 7–5 to Gillingham at the end of 90 minutes. On 9 November 2017, Stevenson signed for Tonbridge Angels on a month-long loan. In January 2019, Stevenson joined Margate on a month-long loan. On 22 March 2019, he was loaned out to Hastings United for the rest of the season together with his teammate Jack Tucker, he was offered a new contract by Gillingham at the end of the 2018–19 season. In August 2019, Stevenson was released by Gillingham. On 29 November 2019, after five goals in ten games in all competitions for Herne Bay, Stevenson signed for Chelmsford City.

On 23 January 2020, Chelmsford confirmed the departure of Stevenson from the club. As of match played 30 April 2017. Official website

Dallas Smith (ice hockey)

Dallas Earl Smith is a former National Hockey League defenceman who played fifteen seasons for the Boston Bruins. Signed as a teenager by the Bruins, after a junior career with their Estevan Bruins farm team, Smith made his debut with Boston in 1960, he played the full 1961 season with the club, but thereafter spent most of the next seven seasons in the minor leagues, winning Second All-Star Team accolades with the Oklahoma City Blazers of the CHL in 1966. With expansion in 1967 Smith made the Bruins for good and, partnered with superstar Bobby Orr on defence, led the NHL in plus/minus the first season the statistic was tabulated, he gained a reputation as a solid defensive defenceman — as well as a wide repute as the league's strongest man, bolstered by his ownership of a Manitoba farm. His best season was 1971, during which he had his career high of 45 points, played in the NHL All-Star Game and finished with a plus/minus of +94, the fourth highest total in history. Smith began the 1977 season after an acrimonious contract dispute which saw him sign a one-year contract the day before the season began, which caused him to miss training camp.

He was named interim captain of the Bruins after longtime captain John Bucyk was injured, but left the team in March after a dispute, playing for the Canadian national team in the 1977 World Championships after that. He signed as a free agent with the New York Rangers in December 1977 at the importuning of old teammate Phil Esposito, but his skills having diminished, retired at season's end. Smith finished his NHL career with 307 assists and 959 penalty minutes in 890 games, he lives in retirement in Phoenix. CPHL Second All-Star Team CPHL Championships Stanley Cup Championships Played in the NHL All-Star Game Named to play for Team Canada in the 1972 Summit Series, but declined, citing the necessity to work his farm. "Honoured Member" of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame Biographical information and career statistics from Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database

1935–36 NCAA football bowl games

The 1935–36 NCAA football bowl games were the final games of the 1935 college football season, included the debut of the Sun Bowl being played with collegiate teams, which complemented the Orange and Sugar Bowl as the fourth post-season game. Both Southeastern Conference teams, LSU and Ole Miss, suffered. What may be striking about these bowl games, from a historical perspective, is three of the eight participating teams; as of December 2018, two of the teams—the Catholic University Cardinals and Hardin–Simmons Cowboys—compete in the NCAA's lowest level of competition, Division III. Another team, the New Mexico State Aggies, still compete at the highest level but they have one of the lowest winning percentages in the Football Bowl Subdivision. No AP Poll for college football was taken this season. Contemporary polls named different national champions.