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Peganum harmala

(pĕ-gahn′ ŭm hahr′ mŭ-lŭ)
A weed, commonly known as Syrian rue and considered a livestock toxin, used for medicinal and spiritual purposes in many regions of the world. Extracts (tea) made from its seeds are consumed ceremonially in certain cultures. They contain beta-carboline alkaloids, a class of chemicals that increase levels of serotonin in the brain. Use of the extracts may induce hallucinations. Overdose may result in the serotonin syndrome.
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Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Daheri, Chairman of Abu Dhabi University's Executive Board.
Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Daheri, chairman of Abu Dhabi University's executive board said the investment in the Abu Dhabi campus will help strenghten the university's stature of academic excellence.
Ali Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, managing director, Adnec, said: "The outstanding results we achieved in the first quarter of 2015 will serve as a strong motivation for us for the rest of the year.
A unit of Emirati hospitality group Nael & Bin Harmal Group, Ayla said the projects -- the four-star Ayla Bawadi hotel and the five-star Ayla Grand Hotel -- will help boost the hospitality group's portfolio and increase the growth of Al Ain as a destination.
Ziad Hussein Harmal, 29, a father of two from Hajja city, northwest of Sana'a, was detained in Hajja prison.
The Basketball Workers Cup saw Nael & Bin Harmal Hydro Export narrowly beat Jaidah Group 54-50 at the Al Gharaffa Sporting Complex.
The Israeli warplanes circled over the bordering southern village of Kafr Kila, and over various Lebanese towns, the Lebanese army command guidance directorate said in a statement, noting that the Israeli reconnaissance aircraft circled over Chouf districts, the southern Biqa area, and Harmal before retreating to its bases in the occupied Palestinian territories.
His Excellency Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Dhahiri, ADNEC's Managing Director, said, "ADNEC is well prepared as the events season gets off to a strong start in Abu Dhabi.
Adnec's managing director, Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, highlighted that the company's strategic plan aimed at raising the bar of Abu Dhabi as a conference and exhibition destination.
Bawadi Mall, developed by Nael & Bin Harmal, houses a mix of international as well as regional retail brands of fashion, food, and jewellery, all in a bright, spacious, and inviting environment.
EXCLUSIVE: UAE-based Nael & Bin Harmal Group has announced it is planning to open a second hotel in Al Barsha, following the recent opening of the boutique Cosmopolitan Hotel in June.
UAE-based Nael & Bin Harmal Group is operating the hotel, and it has been constructed with an investment of around $28 million.