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29 min ago | 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.


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

1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

We'll pay for Harper's 'hit and run' diplomacy

If a different government emerges after next year's election, a long list of priorities await it.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Israel, World News, Middle East

8 hrs ago | National Post

Blatant lying loses family its citizenship - but earns them a $63K bill from Canadian government

Ottawa has stripped a Lebanese family of their Canadian citizenships - and handed them a $63,000 bill - after they were caught blatantly lying about living in Canada, part of a government crackdown on bogus citizens that could extend to thousands of cases.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Oman Travel,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Travel at Risk; Emirates, Qantas Differ on Flying over Iraq Warzone;...

A Boeing 777-F aircraft of German Lufthansa Cargo air carrier stands on the tarmac during loading at Fraport airport in Frankfurt July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Travel, Iraq Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel

Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM and Turkey to strengthen relations

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .


Related Topix: Travel, Turkey Travel, Guyana Travel, Guyana


Turkey: A Dispatch from the Capital of Baklava

In a previous post, this blog wrote about the grill masters of Gaziantep, considered by many to be Turkey's culinary capital.


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

New Jersey Jewish News

Locals visiting Israel: War's having dire effects

Cantor Bruce Rockman of Congregation B'nai Tikvah in North Brunswick is spending July in ulpan at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Monmouth County, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ, Kendall Park, NJ

The Times of Israel

War likely to cost Israel in GDP growth: analysts

War is supposed to be "good" for the economy, according to some experts, by boosting government spending - but that hasn't happened in Israel's conflict with Hamas in Gaza.


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

The Washington Post

WTI, Brent Crudes Fall as Flow Unaffected by Middle East Unrest

West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes dropped as the flow of oil from the Middle East was unaffected by the surge in violence in Libya and Iraq.


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Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Travel, Iraq Travel, Fasting, Health, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel

The Wichita Eagle

Iraqi officials: 14 bodies found in Baghdad

Iraqis visit the grave of a relative on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Travel, Iraq Travel, Ramadan, Wichita, KS

Arab Times

Tech hiccup delays US visa processing

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The United States Embassy in Kuwait regrets to note that we are experiencing a delay in visa processing due to a technical issue affecting US consular activities around the world.


Related Topix: Travel, Kuwait Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Arab Times

Amir receives Qatar's Sheikh Jassim

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah met Sunday at Dasman Palace with Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Personal Representative of the Amir of Qatar, and the delegation accompanying him.


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

The Peninsula

Young Qataris head to cooler climes

DOHA: While younger Qataris are mostly going to Europe for holidaying during Eid Al Fitr, the older among the citizens prefer to stay put to spend time with relatives and friends.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Qatar, Middle East

Urban hiking in Alexandria, Virginia

It is Sunday and while we started the day at the Westover Farmer's Market, we decided to have our daily hike in Alexandria .


Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Travel, Alexandria, Egypt Travel, Egypt Travel, Arlington, VA

The Indian Express

The stories we don't see

With the world going crazy, I tried running away from the news. It didn't work. I've been doing an eco-survey of Madagascar, the island nation off the east coast of Africa that contains the highest percentage of plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth - all of them now endangered to one degree or another.


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The Daily Star

The Lebanese who are making it big in Brazil

BEIRUT: Jamil Fadlallah left Lebanon in 1979 without any money or legal papers, seeking an escape from the Lebanese Civil War, then in its fourth year.


Related Topix: Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Travel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Lebanon, IN, Lebanon Travel, Asia Travel, Beirut, Lebanon Travel

Jerusalem Post

Think About It: From Georgia to Israel, via Amman

Last Wednesday morning I was standing at the Egged bus station at Beit She'an, waiting for the 9:30 No.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jordan, Travel, Amman, Jordan Travel, Jordan Travel, Israel Travel, Opinion

Customer Interaction Solutions

In the US, the conflict is waged in the stores [Jerusalem Post (Israel)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) NEW YORK - In the US, away from rockets, sirens, and bomb shelters, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is fought in the marketplace - in the products consumers choose to buy, and the ones they choose to boycott.


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