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  1. Azerbaijan Investigates Russian Bikers' Visit To Nagorno-KarabakhRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    AZERBAIJAN INVESTIGATES RUSSIAN BIKERS' VISIT TO NAGORNO-KARABAKH Washington Times July 28 2015 By Seba Aghayeva - Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015 July 28--On behalf of the Azerbaijani foreign ministry, the Azerbaijani embassy in Russia is investigating an issue connected with the possible visit of a group of Russian bikers to the Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia, spokesman for the Azerbaijani foreign ministry Hikmet Hajiyev told Trend July 28. A group of Russian bikers intends to visit Nagorno-Karabakh, the Armenian media reported earlier.

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  2. Azerbaijan investigates Russian bikers' visit to Nagorno-KarabakhRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    Azerbaijan investigates Russian bikers' visit to Nagorno-Karabakh By Seba Aghayeva July 28, 2015 July 28--On behalf of the Azerbaijani foreign ministry, the Azerbaijani embassy in Russia is investigating an issue connected with the possible visit of a group of Russian bikers to the Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia, spokesman for the Azerbaijani foreign ministry Hikmet Hajiyev told Trend July 28. A group of Russian bikers intends to visit Nagorno-Karabakh, the Armenian media reported earlier. "The Azerbaijani foreign ministry reminds that the illegal visit to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan is the violation of the law on "State Border" and the Migration Code," Hajiyev said.

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  3. After 30 years, Israeli spy Pollard to be released in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Politico

    The man convicted of spying on the United States for Israel 30 years ago is set to be released in November. Attorneys for Jonathan Pollard told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the 60-year-old has been granted parole but said his release is "not connected to recent developments in the Middle East."

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  4. American, Cuban and Iranian Designers Challenge "Us" Versus "Them" MentalityRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR.com

    The Seattle-Havana-Tehran Poster Show, an exhibition featuring 69 arts and culture-related posters by designers from each city, acts as a cultural exchange between the three politically and geographically disparate cities. Curated by Daniel R. Smith of Seattle, Pepe Menndez of Havana and Iman Raad of Tehran, the show is an act of citizen diplomacy to generate goodwill between the cities and generate a deeper understanding of one another.

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  5. Quantum geopolitics as applied to TurkeyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Spero News

    Forecasting the shape the world will take in several years or decades is an audacious undertaking. There are no images to observe or precise data points to anchor us.

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  6. Hotel prices decrease in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Today.Az

    The prices of services in most hotels of Azerbaijan have decreased after instructions given by President Ilham Aliyev to develop tourism in the country, during a recent meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers. Bagirov told Trend that currently, Azerbaijan Travel Association together with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism are working over reducing hotel room rates.

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  7. Kerry to Visit Middle East - but Not IsraelRead the original story

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    United States Secretary of State John Kerry will visit the Middle East next week but will be skipping Israel, his spokesman said on Monday. In his daily briefing, State Department spokesman John Kirby announced that Kerry would be in Cairo on August 2 to discuss bilateral ties with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

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  8. Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of making threats to neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ynetnews

    Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Monday accused Iran of making threats against Riyadh's ally, Bahrain, which he said showed that the Islamic republic was harboring hostile designs against its Middle Eastern neighbours. Speaking at a joint news conference with visiting European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Jubeir said Saudi Arabia had raised the issue with her.

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  9. Kerry to visit Egypt, Qatar in early AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jerusalem Post

    US Secretary of State is scheduled to visit Egypt and Qatar in early August, during a quick Middle East trip that does not include a stop in Israel. On August 2, the top US diplomat is slated to be in Cairo and on the following day he is due to travel to Doha before heading to the Far East.

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  10. Guess Who Else Called For Diplomatic Solutions To Iran's Nukes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crooks and Liars

    When you're fighting for a spot in the Fox News Republican Debate, anything goes. But let's not pretend they mean a damn thing they say.

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  11. Gary Mackay-Steven confident Celtic are ready for a place in Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    For Celtic, an inconvenient truth dogs this old club. Their infrastructure, support and history may be a match for Europe's aristocrats.

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  12. Gold rush in Iran: Boom in toruism expected.Read the original story

    Sunday | 4 Hoteliers

    Following last week's exclusive article on Iran's ambitious tourism plans by Joseph Fischer, yet another related and interesting news piece appeared: As travel destination Iran offers lots of cultural experience and is about to reveal this to more and more international tourists, however the hotel market requires significant extensions and new buildings. The capital Tehran currently supplies only 96 hotels, in comparison: Dubai offers 657 properties.

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  13. Celtic star Stefan Johansen fears playing on another painted pitch against QarabagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Daily Record

    STEFAN JOHANSEN ended up starring for the boys in green the last time he was in Baku - even though he was playing in the white and navy of Norway. The Celtic midfielder made the nightmare journey through four time zones with his national team in November to face Azerbaijan in a 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifier win.

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  14. Qarabag FK may find that time is against them this week, claims Celtic manager Ronny DeilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Sunday Herald

    RONNY Deila is a firm believer that you should always judge an opponent by the strength of the football club and not the country they come from. If the Scottish national team, for example, faced a double header against Azerbaijan, there would not be too many nerves stretched regarding the prospect of taking maximum points.

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  15. the Payoff:Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Iran's population, the majority of them young, yearn, like all of us, for the opportunity to build their own lives and careers, to study, travel and work freely. A country as great as Iran, a country with so much history, ambition and potential, should never have been so restricted.

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  16. Long trips across Russia await fans at 2018 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Daily Republic

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russia insists fans will not face problems following their teams around Russia for the 2018 World Cup, even as FIFA's schedule gave some competitors lengthy travel distances in the group stage. FIFA announced the full World Cup schedule Friday, a day ahead of the preliminary draw.

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  17. Duluth orchestra debuts Iranian composer's pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Item Extra

    The world premiere of "Kalileh," a classic Persian fable set to music by composer Hooshyar Khayam specifically for the orchestra, was performed Thursday with the help of a youth chorus. Another performance is scheduled for Friday.

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  18. Celtic help supporters secure special visas ahead of Qarabag clash in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Evening Times

    Club officials confirmed they had secured a 'visa on arrival' service for fans planning to travel for the Hoops' UEFA Champions League qualifying match. The first leg against Qarabag - who won 1-0 at Rudar Pljevlja - will go ahead at Parkhead next Wednesday night.

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  19. Economy ministry mulls airfare, medicine pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Today.Az

    The decrease in airfares and the regulation of the prices of medicinal drugs was high on the agenda of an extended board meeting of Azerbaijan's Economy and Industry Ministry held on July 23. The meeting was devoted to achieving the goals announced at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on the results of the country's socio-economic development in the first half of 2015 and the objectives for the future, chaired by President Ilham Aliyev. Speaking at the meeting, Minister Shahin Mustafayev said that the Ministry is conducting an analysis of airfares, and measures to reduce prices have been implemented in accordance with instructions given by the President.

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  20. Georgia: Move Over, Russia. Here Comes ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The St. Petersburg Times

    The almost completed first phase features 27 residential buildings, a five-star hotel, and a retail area for a total investment of $181 million by Hualing, a private Chinese company. China, the world's largest economy, has set its eyes on Georgia, a traditional gateway between Asia and Europe, and its investment power could transform the poverty-stricken South Caucasus country's prospects, some observers believe.

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