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Hozpitality Group brings together UAE's Hospitality CEO's General ...

Over 200 distinguished hospitality professionals based in UAE attended the event.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times of Oman

Filipinos upbeat over Muscat-Manila air link

Muscat: Philippine expatriates in Oman are happy about the news that Oman Air has got approval to fly direct to Manila, saying it would greatly improve the experience of passengers.

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Wall Street Journal

Farewell to the Lioness of Iran

Simin Behbahani was 82 and nearly blind when the Tehran regime imposed a travel ban on the fearless, celebrated poet.

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CBC News

ISIS says it has beheaded U.S. journalist missing since 2012

Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., is shown in a May 2011 file photo. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago.

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Times Herald

Voices: Iraqis mellow at the mall

BAGHDAD a?? The line of cars was several blocks long, as motorists waited patiently to be searched so they could enter the parking lot.

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The Times of Israel

Abbas to meet with Hamas head in Qatar Thursday

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will travel to Doha on Wednesday and hold talks the next day with the emir of Qatar and Hamas exiled leader Khaled Mashaal, the Palestinian ambassador in Qatar said.

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Al Bawaba

US ships complete destruction of Syria's chemical weapons

The Ark Futura, a Danish-chartered cargo vessel which is assisting in the effort to extract Syrian chemical weapons from the country.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

U.S. airstrikes critical in Mosul Dam capture

U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Dam on Monday, fighting back ISIS militants who had seized the dam, President Obama told reporters.

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RedState

US ratchets up bombing campaign in Iraq; Kurds retaking parts of Mosul Dam.

Using a "mix of fighter, bomber, attack and remotely piloted aircraft," the U.S. conducted 14 strikes against ISIS targets near the Mosul dam in northern Iraq.

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The Times of Israel

Netanyahu warns that IDF will strike hard if rockets resume

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arriving at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, August 17, 2014.

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Army Times

15 new U.S. airstrikes hit northern Iraq

A new round of U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq on Monday was aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the Mosul dam and averting a potential dam failure, the Pentagon said.

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CNN

Gnarly skateboards made in Iranian basement

He's also smooth at grinding the rail and can do a perfect a mini-ramp jump -- a leap off an incline that gets you and your wheels airborne.

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Jerusalem Post

Source: Hamas not interested in return to full blown Gaza conflict, even if Cairo talks fail

Diplomatic source tells 'Maariv Hashavua' that Hamas is facing heavy pressure from Egypt not to provoke Israel into wide-scale confrontation; Abbas reportedly to discuss truce efforts with Mashaal in Qatar.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Rai: National Pact is the spirit of Lebanon

BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai lauded the principles of diversity and coexistence that are characteristic of the National Pact Sunday, saying that all components of Lebanese society constitute an added value to a united national fabric.

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Times of Oman

Philippines eyes tourism market in Oman

Muscat: The Philippine Embassy in Muscat has said that representatives of two well-established Filipino travel and tour companies visited Muscat recently to promote bilateral tourism.

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The Republic

New US strikes in Iraq include land-based bombers

The U.S. has expanded its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the strategic Mosul dam.

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AME Info

Middle East and Africa's audiovisual market set to reach $4.63bn by 2016

The Middle East and Africa 's audiovisual market, among the fastest-growing in the world, is set to reach $4.63bn by 2016, according to trade association InfoComm International.

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Bellingham Herald

Patrick hitting road more in last years in office

In the past 18 months, Patrick has embarked on a whirlwind tour of the globe, stopping in such far-flung places as Colombia, Ireland, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Panama, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

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Al Bawaba

One sax-y night: Nour Ashour tells all about Egypt's independent music scene

The music is particularly vibrant in this room at Vibe Studio. A band consisting of a handful of independent musicians is in the middle of rehearsal, preparing for upcoming performances; the saxophonist leads them through their original compositions.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

The warring and the waiting

Abandoned petrol stations and half-constructed shells of buildings house hundreds of destitute Iraqis, the majority of whom fled from the city of Mosul - now an Islamic State stronghold - after the Sunni extremist group took over the city in early June.

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