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GTA signs two new PSA agreements with Travel Gate and Trip Gallery in Iraq
Leading travel wholesaler GTA has signed two Preferred Sales Agent agreements with Travel Gate for Kurdistan and Trip Gallery for the rest of Iraq, which will help GTA double its domestic and outbound tourism business in the country.
Real Clear Politics
The Next War: Six Global Hotspots to Watch
While the Middle East has a powerful claim on the world's attention , the world has no shortage of potentially explosive hotspots.
Sag Harbor Online
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A Conversation with Ken Dorph, Sag Harbor resident and authority on the Middle East and its economy, who will give a lecture "Seven Keys to Understanding the Arab Middle East" at the Rogers Memorial Library on July 6. I was actually pre-med as an undergraduate and I had this wonderful Egyptian woman teaching my anthropology course, and I remember ... (more)
The Star Online
Best in any region
Best Western's Glenn de Souza, seen here with his wife Lorna, says he gets great satisfaction from working in different countries, travelling and exploring the different cultures.
Wall Street Journal
Need a Mustache Transplant? Visit Turkey
Long favored as a destination for the follicly challenged, Turkey's cosmetic surgeons have for years offered hair implants to those who are balding on top.
The Huffington Post
Rick Steves: War and Peace
For Israel, simply surviving is serious business. More and more Israeli Jews, along with people around the world who care about peace in the Middle East, think Israel would be wise to lighten up a bit.
Qatar Airways to add nonstop routes to PHL
Qatar Airways will add Philadelphia to its nonstop routes March 1, making the city the carrier's fifth gateway in the United States.
Iraq oil minister visits to boost energy ties
Iraqi exports of oil to Korea are on track at 200,000 barrels per day under term contracts, but Korea should reopen direct flights and lift its travel ban to further strengthen ties, the Middle East country's oil minister said during his visit here last week.
Qatar Airways to showcase success at ATM
DOHA/DUBAI: Qatar Airways, one of the leading carriers in the Mena region, is expected to make important announcements, about the most awaited opening of Hamad International Airport and the airlines' expansion plans, at the upcoming Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, a press statement said yesterday.
OP-ED: U.S. Getting Snookered Again the the Middle East on Syria; Where Is the Arab League?
It was only a few years ago that many of us were demanding to know what we were doing helping to finance and fight wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with no clearly defined national interests of our own and with trillions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of men and women thrust into the conflicts that remain unresolved.
U.S. Department of Defense
Hagel Places Jordan Among Most Important Middle East Partners
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met here today with Jordan's Lt. Gen. Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein and Gen.