Azerbaijan Travel Newswire (Page 11)

Azerbaijan Travel Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Mossad chief to visit DC for talks on Iran and SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    Israel has come out against the US and Russian brokered cease-fire in Syria believing this will allow Iran to remain entrenched in the country. Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war , in Tehran September 22, 2011..

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  2. Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    Saudi Arabia plans to open the Arar border crossing with Iraq for the first time since 1990, according to Saudi local news media and officials. Abdul Aziz al-Shammari, Saudi charge d'affaires in Baghdad, said on Tuesday "the crossing that will open soon will be dedicated to the transportation of goods".

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  3. 5 Things to See During the Venice Film Festival-That Aren't MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The New York Observer

    The Warrior and the Bear by Damien Hirst, from "Treasures From the Wreck of the Unbelievable" at the Palazzo Grassi. So you're going to be traveling to Venice for the city's 74th annual Film Festival? Lucky you! While the week will be filled with screenings for this year's hotly anticipated film projects, plus events hosted for and attended by a veritable who's who from Hollywood, you'd be remiss not to take some time to immerse yourself in the city's other cultural offerings.

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  4. Global Organic Saffron Market Is Projected to Grow at a CAGR over 3.15% During the Period 2017-2023Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | SBWire

    Global Organic Saffron Market Information- By Form , By Application , By Distribution Channel And By Region Forecast Till 2023 Increasing sale of organic saffron is driven by rising awareness among the consumers about the health benefits gained from consumption of saffron in its chemical-free form. High antioxidant content of organic saffron makes its application more significant in personal care products due to its anti-ageing properties.

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  5. BBC says Iran freezes local assets of Farsi service staffRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    " An Iranian court order has frozen the local assets of over 150 people associated with the BBC's Farsi-language service, the British broadcaster said on Tuesday, the latest effort by Tehran to crack down on the service's popular newscasts. Iranian officials and state media did not immediately report on the order, which the BBC said banned current and former staff, as well as contributors, from "selling or buying property, cars and other goods."

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  6. Azerbaijan-Korea business meeting to be held in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Baku will host a business meeting between Azerbaijan and Korea on September 13, 2017, embassy of the Republic of Korea in Azerbaijan said in a message, Aug. 15. According to the message, representatives of Korean companies such as Yelim Painting System Co. Ltd, Mattron Corporation, Dongsan Valve Co.

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  7. Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq for the first time in 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after the countries cut ties following Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, Saudi local media reported on Tuesday. Saudi and Iraqi officials toured the site on Monday and spoke with Iraqi religious pilgrims, who for the past 27 years had access to the crossing only once annually during the haj season, the Mecca newspaper reported.

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  8. Belarusians discover more about AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Today.Az

    The Azerbaijan Culture Day was held in Minsk to familiarize Belarusians with rich culture and heritage of the Land of Fire. The event was organized on August 12 by the Minsk City Hall, the international public association Congress of Azerbaijan Communities under the aegis of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Belarus.

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  9. Intl. officials surprised to see Golestan PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Senior officials from sixteen countries visited the UNESCO-inscribed Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran, expressing surprise at the architectural and artistic masterpieces of the historic complex. "Political delegations and senior officials from Spain, Germany, Ukraine, Hungary, South Korea, Moldova, Poland, Hungary, Thailand, Vatican, Tunisia, Denmark, Chile, Austria, Vietnam and Senegal visited different parts of Golestan Palace over a span of three days," Mehr quoted Masud Nosrati, the director of the historical palace, as saying on Sunday.

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  10. Icherisheher Reserve joins M4EGRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Today.Az

    The Icherisheher Historical and Architectural Reserve, one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world, has joined the Mayors for Economic Growth program within the framework of the Eastern Partnership initiated by the European Union. Mayors for Economic Growth , an EU initiative launched in October 2016, aims at strengthening local authorities' capacity to implement smart local economic development through enhanced local governance, better planning and more efficient municipal management.

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  11. Lankaran, paradise city of AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Today.Az

    The charming city of Lankaran, one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities of Azerbaijan, is located in the South-Eastern part of the country, right at the shore of the Caspian sea. Clean air and beautiful nature, abundance of attractions and hospitality of local people are that special factor, which annually attracts tourists from all over the world.

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  12. Tillerson: US to respond to Russia's ouster of diplomatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Fox News

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington will respond by Sept. 1 to Russia's move to force a major reduction in American diplomatic staff, a move that echoed former President Barack Obama's action to kick out Russian diplomats for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 American election.

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  13. Delhi renews Iran port pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Aug. 6: Shipping minister Nitin Gadkari today committed India to the "earliest" possible development of the strategically critical Chabahar port project amid friction in the relationship with Iran partly caused New Delhi's delays. Gadkari, who was visiting Tehran for the inauguration ceremony to mark President Hassan Rouhani's second term, met a slew of top Iranian officials as a part of efforts by both countries to tamp down on recent tensions.

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  14. A snapshot of life along the Azerbaijan–Armenia border [In photos]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Groong

    Communities on both sides of the border separating Azerbaijan and Armenia are vulnerable to shootings and landmines on a daily basis. Together with partner Humanitarian Research Public Union, Saferworld supported a photographer to travel to border communities on the Azerbaijan side to teach two villagers the basics of photography so they could raise awareness of the challenges faced by local people.

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  15. New Dormitory at Yerevan State to Be Funded by Million Dollar Bequest ...Read the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Groong

    Yerevan State University recently announced the construction of a new dormitory, which will partly be funded by a $1 million bequest from longtime members of the Armenian-American community, benefactors Gourgen and Margaret Assaturian, siblings who both passed away in 2011. Margaret and Gourgen Assaturian were born in Istanbul-in 1923 and 1924, respectively.

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  16. Meet Mona Seraji, An Iranian Snowboarder Affected By Trump's Travel BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Transworld

    Despite Craig Kelly 's famous trip to Iran in the mid-'90s, people seem to forget that there is world class riding to be done in the Middle East's Alborz mountain range. And with all of the recent buzz in the news of travel bans and Trump tweets, we decided to visit a story that started a few seasons ago when Mona Seraji jumped into the scene as a contender on the Freeride World Qualifiers stage.

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  17. How a tiny Czech Embassy in Syria became a protecting power for the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. efforts to craft some sort of Syria policy have meant dealing with a roster of well-known countries: Syria, of course, Russia, Turkey, Iran, and more. But there's one more for that list: the Czech Republic.

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  18. 'We don't have leverage.' Why the US can't stop the Yemen war.Read the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | WNED

    In 2014, Matthew Tueller , a career US diplomat, had barely settled into his new post in Sanaa, the capital city of Yemen, when a civil war began. Tueller is still the US Ambassador to Yemen, but his embassy is now located more than 500 miles away in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, far from the fighting - and an unfolding humanitarian crisis.

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  19. Middle East and Africa Medical Tourism Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2016-2021Read the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Emailwire.com

    According to the report Middle-East and Africa Medical Tourism Market, published by Market Data Forecast, the Middle-East and Africa market is projected to reach USD 2.92 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 8.17% from 2016 to 2021. Medical tourism includes people who travels from their own place to a different place to receive treatment for a disease, a condition, an ailment, or to undergo any cosmetic procedure, and who are seeking lower cost with higher quality, different or other better access to care.

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  20. Iran's Chabahar Port to be boon for India: Nitin GadkariRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Aug. 04 : Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that the Chabahar Port in Iran will be a boon for India. He said earlier things were more difficult for India as it had to follow the route through Pakistan, but once the port is operations then business will become easy from Kandla port in Gujarat.

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