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4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Editorial: Just say no to Hamid

Iran has protested to the United Nations that Washington's refusal of a visa for one of its diplomats to head its U.N. mission in New York is a violation of international law.

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8 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Palestinian Christians barred from site, UN envoy reports

Christian pilgrims hold candles Saturday at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Morgan State Choir set to embark on first Middle East Tour

Under the direction of Dr. Eric Conway, The Morgan State University Choir will embark on its first Middle East tour.

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9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Travel: Istanbul neighborhoods reveal people, culture

Istanbul, the noisy metropolis on the Bosporus Strait lauded by many a travel ranking, has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Lansing State Journal

Michael Patrick Shiels: Bible comes to life during travel in the Holy Land

During Holy Week and on Easter Sunday, millions of Christians imagine, as they hear the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection, the setting in Jerusalem.

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WebProNews

Utah Plane In Iran Actually Belonged To Ghanaians?

To put it mildly, the United States and Iran have a rather strained relationship .

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Iran Travel, Europe Travel, Personal Finance, Social Security, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Ghana, Africa, World News

Examiner.com

Dubai brims over with summer fun, from skiing to dinosaur watching

Imagine doing things like this in the middle of a desert: Skiing down a snow-packed mountain in an indoor ski resort the size of a city block; looking down at the world from atop a half-mile-high building; looking up at a soaring skeleton of a 155-million-year-old dinosaur; riding a glass-bottom boat over a 2.6-million-gallon aquarium, home to ... (more)

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The Independent

Kingdom Tower: Construction of 1km high new world's tallest...

Construction of what will become the next world's tallest building is set to begin next week in Saudi Arabia.

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The Times of Israel

Overlooking the Judean Desert, a home for Israel's flowers

When was the last time you gazed in awe at the petals of the multi-colored eastern golden drop? Sniffed the delicate fragrance of the Ramon marjoram plant? Or feasted your eyes on the regal petals of the stunning blue sage? You can view all three of these rare delights on a marvelous spring walk through the Mt.

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

The Peninsula

Korean kites take to the skies

Professional Korean kite flyers at the Kite Flying Event held at the Museum of Islamic Art Park yesterday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Saudi tower enters race for world's tallest building

Move over, Dubai. If Saudi Arabia's newest construction project goes as planned, the Burj Khalifa could be dethroned as the world's tallest tower.

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Nanaimo Daily News

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.

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Times of Oman

Shipping lines set to move to Sohar

Muscat: A host of the most recognised names in the maritime industry have unveiled their timeline to commence activity at the Sohar Port and Freezone.

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The Globe and Mail

Language of Jesus still spoken in Syrian village, but at risk

Text from a Aramaic song is seen at Sts. Peter and Paul Melkite Catholic Church April 17, 2014 in Ottawa.

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CBS Local

Christians Around The World Mark Good Friday

Cardinal Timothy Dolan will take part in the 19th annual "Way of the Cross Procession" that will travel across Brooklyn Bridge on Good Friday.

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Times of Oman

South Korean envoy to Oman mourns ferry deaths

Muscat: The South Korean Embassy in Oman is closely following the news related to a ferry carrying 459 people that sank off South Korea's southern coast.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

YourObserver

Mote Marine Laboratory awarded research grant04/17/14 On Wednesday,...

The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee awarded an $18,000 grant to connect marine scientists in Israel with Mote to study difficult challenges currently faced by our oceans.

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Forward

U.S., Israel Teaming Up to Facilitate Entry Into Visa Waiver Program

The United States and Israel are creating a working group to help Israel advance toward joining the visa waiver program.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Israelis travel home, abroad for Pesach

Tens of thousands of Israelis living abroad arrived at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion Airport this week for Passover, crossing paths in the air with thousands of their compatriots heading from Israel to Turkey for the same holiday period.

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