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2 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

TRAVEL: Gulf Air increases flights to Kuwait

Airline enhances Kuwait services from 40 to 42 weekly flights The Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, will increase its flights between Bahrain and Kuwait from 40 to 42 flights per week.

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Related Topix: Kuwait, World News, Middle East, Travel, Kuwait Travel, Bahrain

2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SA envoys work to end Gaza conflict

President Jacob Zuma's envoys to the Middle East have agreed to try to call an international conference to end Israel's occupation of Palestine territories, according to the Palestine Authority.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Travel, Israel Travel, South Africa, Africa,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Jerusalem Post

PERSPECTIVES: Am Yisrael Fly

Whether eradicating diabolical tunnels or contending with cynically erected human shields, Israel refuses to shrink from responsibility for protecting its citizens.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Israel Travel, Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, us Travel, Opinion

The Jewish Journal

Mid-East politics at Israel's Jerusalem International Film Festival

Speaking at the July 10 opening ceremony of this year's Jerusalem International Film Festival, which was moved at the last minute from the outdoor Sultan's Pool venue to protect guests from Hamas rockets, the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, a former high-tech entrepreneur in a power suit, declared Israel "one of the strongest brands in the world."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel

IPS

Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?

He is the "cool" president who doesn't lose his temper even when he should. He is the former constitutional law professor who is too "academic" for the Oval Office.

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Related Topix: Texas, Travel, Iraq Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Liberal Political News

Jerusalem Post

Cold Turkey

Given the hostility of the administration in Ankara, average Israelis have only their pride to gain by standing firm and reevaluating the purchase of Turkish products.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Turkey, Travel, Turkey Travel, Israel Travel, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

The Daily Star

Gaza conflict likely to dent, not break Israel economy

Tourists from Belgium and France walk near tanks at a staging area outside the northern Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Palestinian Territories

The Daily Star

Record number of students opting to study abroad

Most private universities in Lebanon offer study abroad programs with the aim of enriching students' college experience.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Lebanon Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, Beirut, Lebanon Travel, American University

Arutz Sheva Israel News

News from America, 8:54 PMUS Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for Israelis

The US embassy in Tel Aviv has cancelled tourist visa applications for Israelis, according to a statement on its official website, in a move it claims is a matter of staffing and security.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel

Daily Kos

In Dubai, the Wealth Gap is a Vast Abyss: Compare and Contrast

The air-conditioning vents in the Palazzo Versace hotel here zigzag like the Versace design.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Fashion, Versace, Designers, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Middle East, Oman Travel, Gucci

India.com

Dona t go to Iraq, Goa panel tells job seekers

Panaji, Jul 30: Goa's Commission for Non Resident Indian Affairs on Wednesday advised Goan youngsters against pursuing overseas jobs based in Iraq .

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Related Topix: Travel, Iraq Travel, World News, India, Iraq

The Times of Israel

Lynchburg mayor studies Hebrew in Israel while rockets fly

Nothing was going to get in the way of Lynchburg, Virginia mayor Michael Gillette 's Hebrew studies in Jerusalem this summer.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Israel Travel, Lynchburg, VA

Al Bawaba

Mono-track mind: Is Gaza making us forget the extreme plight of other Arabs in the Middle East?

Crises are brewing all over the Middle East, but can the world only focus on one crisis at a time? .

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Related Topix: Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, World News, Africa, Libya

Forward

J Street's Gaza War Support Wins 'Moderate' Praise - But Alienates Some Backers

The last time Israel invaded Gaza, in 2008, the activist group J Street took a hard line against Operation Cast Lead.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Palestinian Territories, Religion, Judaism

The Star Online

Belgium seeks to label products from Israeli settlements

Belgium advised retailers on Tuesday to clearly label the origin of products made in Israeli settlements that are in occupied territories where Palestinians seek statehood.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Travel, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, Israel Travel,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Current Israeli Conflict Focus of Bi-Coastal Exhibition Series

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 30, 2014 -- via PRWEB - In its continuing quest to "empower Israel's childrenbeyond tennis", the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation proudly announced its August 2014 exhibition schedule.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Milwaukee, WI

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iraqi talks about improving life after the war

An Iraqi woman talks about the need to help single women and children in her country during a stop in Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Travel, Iraq Travel, Iraq, World News, Council Bluffs, IA

Chicago Jewish Community

New initiative aims to improve Israel experiences, education in Jewish day schools

To help infuse Israel into all aspects of school life and learning, the iCenter, a national Israel education organization, is launching iNfuse: Israel in Jewish Day Schools and announcing the selection of six exemplary day schools from across North America for the pilot program.

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The Washington Post

Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concerns

Smoke and flames rise from the Gaza power plant after it was hit by Israeli strikes, in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Palestinian Territories, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi

National Public Radio

For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution

A volunteer at a Christian church in Qosh, Iraq, loads aid onto a handcart Monday for delivery to displaced Shiites who are sheltering there.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel

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