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1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Qatar, Middle East, Qatar Travel, Travel

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.


Related Topix: Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel

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.


Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, Medicine, Travel, Saudi Arabia Travel, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Oman Travel

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.


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

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Travel, Israel Travel, Jerusalem, Israel Travel

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.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, Oman, Middle East, Oman Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel,

Thu Apr 17, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Travel, Israel Travel


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.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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.


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

Cairo, it's safe, truly, it is.

Egypt is a land of contrasts. The ancient, the modern and the traditional all seem to coexist peacefully, quite comfortably here.


Related Topix: Egypt Travel, Travel, Cairo, Egypt Travel

The Times of Israel

Tourist sites bursting at seams with Passover vacationers

Jewish worshipers cover themselves with prayer shawls during the Passover priestly blessing ceremony as they pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Travel, Israel, Israel Travel, World News, Jerusalem, Israel Travel, Middle East

Ma'an News Agency

Hundreds of Gaza Christians travel to West Bank for Easter

Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.


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


Iran says by not issuing visa to its envoy, US violates UN laws

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: The U.S. is violating its obligations towards the UN by not issuing a visa to Iran's envoy, the Islamic Republic's MP believes.


Related Topix: Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, World News, Azerbaijan

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Etihad Airways increases flights to Larnaca and Athens

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, today announced it will boost frequency and capacity to Larnaca and Athens, adding depth to its expanding network, while enhancing connectivity over its Abu Dhabi hub.


Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, Oman Travel, Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Sydney, Australia Travel

WNYC-AM New York

Iranian U.N. Ambassador's Past Makes Fodder For Diplomatic Dust-up

The U.S. has denied a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran's choice as ambassador to the United Nations, which is based in New York.


Related Topix: Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel

Jerusalem Post

Center field: Let's get Irish and Zionists smiling together

The Jews and the Irish are model minorities trying to preserve tradition and community in a centrifugal world which dissolves people's bonds to the past and to each other.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Israel, Israel Travel, Travel, World News, Middle East, Ireland, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Dublin, Ireland Travel, Opinion

ABC News

Take a Stroll in These Istanbul Neighborhoods

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


Related Topix: Travel, Istanbul, Turkey Travel, Turkey Travel

Hometown Life

Films cover topics from lox to dancing at annual festival

Zig Zag Kid tells the story of a 13-year-old boy, his adventures, fears and fantasies.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Zig Zag, Detroit, MI, Travel, Israel Travel, Theater, Arts, Ann Arbor, MI

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Muslim Rioters Throw Flares, Rocks on Temple Mount

As Jews marked the second morning of the Pesach holiday, Muslims rioters marred the day by hurling flares and rocks at police forces on the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site.


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