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1 hr ago | The Age

Australians gather in Turkey ahead of Anzac Day

One for the road: Young Aussies and Kiwis gather on Backpacker Street, Istanbul before heading to Galipolli.

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5 hrs ago | BBC News

Iran's Rouhani urges women's rights

In a speech marking Women's Day, Mr Rouhani criticised "those who consider women's presence society as a threat" and said Iran still had "a long way to go" to ensure gender equality.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Peninsula

Ministry campaign to popularise West Bay bus service

DOHA: The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning has announced several measures to popularise the free West Bay shuttle bus service launched in January, which has few takers.

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Ynetnews

Intelligence briefing: Israel's military experts open up on Hezbollah, Iran and peace talks

The second part of Ron Ben-Yishai 's conversation with the four heads of Israeli Military Intelligence research and analysis division.

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The Times of Israel

Stray bullet strikes IDF vehicle near Egypt

An IDF vehicle traveling along the Egypt-Israel border Sunday evening was struck by a bullet shot from the Sinai during a gunbattle between Egyptian forces and drug smugglers.

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Times Herald

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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Boston Herald

Editorial: Just say no to Hamid

Iran has protested to the United Nations that Washington's refusal of a visa for one of its diplomats to head its U.N. mission in New York is a violation of international law.

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Journalgazette.net

Palestinian Christians barred from site, UN envoy reports

Christian pilgrims hold candles Saturday at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City.

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Examiner.com

Morgan State Choir set to embark on first Middle East Tour

Under the direction of Dr. Eric Conway, The Morgan State University Choir will embark on its first Middle East tour.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Travel: Istanbul neighborhoods reveal people, culture

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

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Lansing State Journal

Michael Patrick Shiels: Bible comes to life during travel in the Holy Land

During Holy Week and on Easter Sunday, millions of Christians imagine, as they hear the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection, the setting in Jerusalem.

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WebProNews

Utah Plane In Iran Actually Belonged To Ghanaians?

To put it mildly, the United States and Iran have a rather strained relationship .

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Examiner.com

Dubai brims over with summer fun, from skiing to dinosaur watching

Imagine doing things like this in the middle of a desert: Skiing down a snow-packed mountain in an indoor ski resort the size of a city block; looking down at the world from atop a half-mile-high building; looking up at a soaring skeleton of a 155-million-year-old dinosaur; riding a glass-bottom boat over a 2.6-million-gallon aquarium, home to ... (more)

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The Independent

Kingdom Tower: Construction of 1km high new world's tallest...

Construction of what will become the next world's tallest building is set to begin next week in Saudi Arabia.

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The Times of Israel

Overlooking the Judean Desert, a home for Israel's flowers

When was the last time you gazed in awe at the petals of the multi-colored eastern golden drop? Sniffed the delicate fragrance of the Ramon marjoram plant? Or feasted your eyes on the regal petals of the stunning blue sage? You can view all three of these rare delights on a marvelous spring walk through the Mt.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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