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57 min ago | 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.

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5 hrs ago | 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.

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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

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.

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11 hrs ago | 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.

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13 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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Examiner.com

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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Christian Science Monitor

Classroom brings a rare, welcome 'escape' for refugees in Lebanon

Palestinian and Syrian students sit in a makeshift classroom in the offices of the Joint Christian Council in Sidon south Lebanon.

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Busy Eid for Abu Dhabi hotels [Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Occupancies set to be increased as competition has never been so tough Abu Dhabi's fast-growing hotel industry has prepared attractive packages to boost local and GCC tourism this Eid Al Fitr, which many believe would grow this year as a lot of fun-filled and leisure activities have been lined up in the capital.

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General Authority for Tourism needs restructuring: Egyptian...

Chairman of the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism Elhamy El-Zayat The General Authority for Tourism needs restructuring, and tourism sector employee numbers do not match current tourist numbers, according to Chairman of the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism Elhamy El-Zayat.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

CDC issues updated polio travel advisories, new vaccine requirements

Many experts believed polio was on the verge of eradication, particularly after India, the most polio-endemic country in the world just a few short years ago, eliminated the crippling viral disease with it's last case being reported on January 13, 2011.

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Free Republic

Fragile 12-hour truce between Israel, Hamas goes into force

Hamas said it and other groups in Gaza had reached 'national consensus on a humanitarian truce', and Israel later confirmed it would observe 'a humanitarian window in the Gaza Strip'.

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TheIndyChannel

Jesse Eisenberg refused to let conflict ruin...

JESSE EISENBERG flew to Israel this week shortly before U.S. authorities imposed a travel ban due to the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, and he has refused to let the violence ruin his trip.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Seized Sunni politician in Iraq released

Ghalib al-Zamili said that Riyadh al-Adhadah is now back at home Saturday, a day after gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs took him from his home in Baghdad along with his four bodyguards.

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