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48 min ago | Globe and Mail
Foreign Minister, John Baird, was forced to mend relations with the UAE in recent years after a dispute over airline landing rights, cutting off Canadian access to a military base.
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2 hrs ago | CNN
Imagine a skyscraper that cleans the air. You won't have to wait long -- two will soon be built in China.
6 hrs ago | AME Info
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will commence daily flights to Madrid on 29 March 2015, marking its first service to Spain and its 20th destination in Europe.
10 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times
The Iron Dome missile defense system launches an intercepting missile near the Gaza border in southern Israel on Tuesday, the first day of Operation Protective Edge.
15 hrs ago | Reuters
The Iraqi soldier says he abandoned the army last week in despair. And while he still plans to fight he will not rejoin the unit he deserted in the western city of Ramadi.
19 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Israelis take cover in an underground parking lot as an air raid siren, warning of incoming rockets, sounds in southern Tel Aviv July 10, 2014.
When Pope Francis visited the Holy Land in May, he wasn't there as an emissary to the Muslims or to the Jews in the area.
Syria, graced with thousands of historic sites, is seeing its cultural heritage vandalised, looted and destroyed by war - but volunteers are doing what they can to document the damage and save the country's cultural identity from obliteration.
The U.S. has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect U.S. troops that recently arrived to assess Iraq's deteriorating security, the Pentagon said.
Driving to the airport on Wednesday afternoon, I was filled with sadness and incredibly broken spirits.
Ranked the ninth-richest Canadian by Forbes last year, David Azrielli stepped down early this month as chairman of his Tel Aviv-based Azrieli Group Ltd. "due to the deterioration in his health."
The Newport gardener, Eddie Hayes, who recently found fame through a 26ft flower tower in his garden, speaks to Laura Lea about a whole life of innovative projects and a do-it-yourself attitude.
The main fountain at the Baabda Palace was turned off after Michel Sleiman left, signaling that the residence place of the Lebanese president is temporarily empty.
Dubai, home to the world's tallest building, has another major architectural plan in the works: the world's biggest mall.
Sohar: Some health problems are not easy to diagnose unless handled by capable and experienced doctors.
As you drive along the provincial roads of the Bekaa Valley, a region that stretches for about 75 miles from Mount Lebanon to the mountains next to the Syrian border, it's not uncommon to come across marijuana plantations extending almost as far as the eye can see.
ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 09:54 pm
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