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House to Obama: Don't send troops to Iraq without our approval

The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained combat role" without congressional approval, a bill likely to have greater symbolic than legal effect.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Peninsula

Vegetable production drops due to hot weather

DOHA: Vegetable production in Qatar comes down drastically during the summer months when the weather is harsh.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Weather

The Peninsula

Remittances rise ahead of Eid

DOHA: Remittances from Qatar have surged 30 percent in the past few days compared to normal days due to Eid holidays.

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

Times of Oman

Getting ready for the Eid festivities

Muscat: As the Holy Month draws to a close, Oman is in the mood to celebrate. Walk into any supermarket, mall or souq it is bursting with activity and business.

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Reuters

Turkey's Erdogan trumpets high-speed rail link as election looms

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated a $4 billion high-speed train link between Istanbul and Ankara on Friday, the latest in a series of "mega projects" he hopes will help him win a presidential election in a few weeks time.

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Crawley Observer

Alleged Crawley suicide bomber's brother speaks of family's anguish

The brother of an alleged Crawley suicide bomber has spoken of his sister-in-law's grief following her husband's disappearance in Syria.

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Related Topix: West Sussex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Syria Travel, Travel, Electronic, Syrian

The Times of Israel

War doesn't faze Start-Up Nation's foreign fans

Two Irish entrepreneurs make a pitch at an event held last week in Dublin by the Ireland-Israel Business Network Tech people aren't overly concerned about the anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic headlines that have been cropping up in places like India and Ireland over the conflict with Hamas in Gaza.

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World Magazine

Through the looking glass

To get to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad you first must present proper identifying credentials to pass Iraqi army checkpoints.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Narooma News

Have a Narooma News will travel: Photos

A mega gallery of photos from readers of the Narooma News around the world on every continent holding up their favourite newspaper!!! DUBAI: Daralynne Procter, with a specially selected copy of the 'Narooma News', on the observation deck of the worlds tallest building, the Burj Dubai.

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Related Topix: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Canada, North America, World News, Cuba, Central America, Ecuador, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Globe and Mail

Pearson airline passengers worried but carrying on with planned travel

An Air Canada jet sits at the gate at Toronto's Pearson airport. An Air Canada jet sits at the gate at Toronto's Pearson airport.

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Related Topix: Israel Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Stuff.co.nz

Skyscraper mania grips China

The skyscraper build-out comes as China's leaders grapple with the best way to build cities and accommodate a swelling urban population.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, Guangzhou, China Travel,

The Daily Star

... and destroys ancient mosque in Mosul

People inspect the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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DNA India

Ties with India will not be affected due to UNHRC vote: Israel

Israel on Thursday said India's support to a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into its offensive on Gaza will not affect "strong" ties between the two countries.

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Jerusalem Post

Reporter's notebook: Israelis stranded in Turkey

Israelis yelled at Turks in Ataturk airport today, after the US Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on flights to Tel Aviv, and Turkish Airlines responded by extending its ban until July 31. Placing nearly four thousand stranded Israelis on outbound flights has been a challenge, no doubt aggravated by the fact that Turkey will not let El ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Figaro here, Figaro there

The Haifa Symphony closes its season with a semi-staged production of Rossini's The Barber of Seville on Sunday and Monday.

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AME Info

Eton Institute stands up to help fight poverty in July

The Eton Institute community of staff, students, instructors and patrons came together this July, to join hands and fight poverty in the UAE.

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Jerusalem Post

Despite sirens, visiting techies keep coding

The 25 young professionals from around the world who signed up for The Israel Tech Challenge this month did not expect rocket sirens and bomb shelters.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Make the World a Better Place

Gaza War, Day 17: 700 Palestinian Dead, 29 IDF Soldiers Dead

Yesterday, the FAA announced it was cancelling all flights to Israel due to a Hamas rocket that landed a mile from Ben Gurion Airport and damaged two homes and injured a resident.

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The Age

'Hold them through the pain'

Melburnians gather to remember those that perished when MH17 crashed out of the sky.

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ClickOnDetroit

FAA to update Israel travel ban

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

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