Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Middle East Travel News

News on Middle East Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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

7 hrs ago | 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 .

Comment?

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Opinion

9 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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

17 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

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

21 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Syria, Lebanon, IN, Lebanon Travel, Travel, Syria Travel

22 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, United Arab Emirates Travel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Travel, United Arab Emirates, Oman Travel, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Oman Travel, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: The General, Country, Egypt Travel, Travel

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

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'.

Comment?

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

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: The Social Network, Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Jesse Eisenberg, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

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.

Comment?

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

Bellingham Herald

Q&A: Find out if you're flying friendly skies

In the aftermath of the attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week and the rocket strike near Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv this week, people planning to fly to the Middle East or on a route crossing Eastern Europe have been left wondering whether or not they could - or should - continue with their travel plans.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Travel, Israel, Israel Travel, World News, Middle East, Europe, Ukraine, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel

CBS News

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Travel, Turkey Travel, California High-Speed Rail

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••