Middle East Travel News
News on Middle East Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 min ago | The Daily Star
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, center, receives former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora in Bkirki, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
DOHA: Katara said yesterday it will hold a festival of solidarity in support of Gaza on August 8. The festival will include cultural events, art shows and musical performances by singers, artistes and poets.
Flares light up the night sky over Gaza City early Friday, Aug. 1. Leaders of Hamas and Israel have agreed to begin a cease-fire Friday at 8 a.m. local time, the U.N. says.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative government is a staunch ally of Israel, and angered Arab and Islamic countries in June by changing its description of East Jerusalem from "occupied" to "disputed."
When there is a lull in the conflict in Gaza, residents who have been hunkered down in their apartments rush out to stock up on food and other necessities.
The appointment was announced in a statement from the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut, which explained that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi had reshaped and changed Egyptian representatives across the globe.
The experience of carnage and comradeship in the military over two decades ago are intricate parts of the 43-year-old's current artworks.
In 2010, brothers Ben and Sam Schuder of Berkeley traveled on a Birthright trip to Israel and took a side trip to Dimona to visit the family of an old friend.
"Due to the current security situation in Tel Aviv, U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv remains open but is operating at reduced staffing until further notice, and has canceled routine visa application processing and American Citizen services," the statement says.
Outbound tour operators told The Jordan Times the majority of bookings are for all destinations in Turkey, including Istanbul, Antalya and Marmaris.
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.
Whether eradicating diabolical tunnels or contending with cynically erected human shields, Israel refuses to shrink from responsibility for protecting its citizens.
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."
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.
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.
Tourists from Belgium and France walk near tanks at a staging area outside the northern Gaza Strip.
Most private universities in Lebanon offer study abroad programs with the aim of enriching students' college experience.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:29 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC