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  1. Will Beirut rise above challenges?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Monitor

    I have been watching a lot of news and updates from Lebanon with huge protests about the failure of the local government to organise garbage collection in Beirut. This city that is considered the Paris of Middle East is suffering from horrible stenches and a looming health disaster.


  2. A Tourists' Guide To PetraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    Learn about the legends surrounding Petra's famous Treasury, featured in the Hollywood film 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' with Harrison Ford. Petra is a very popular historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.


  3. Rural Tourism in Lubuskie RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Warsaw Voice

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  4. 8 Awe-Inspiring Pyramids From Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | TIME.com

    Giza, Egypt doesn't have a monopoly on "great" pyramids. From the mysterious Temple of the Feathered Serpent at Teotihuacan in Mexico to the kitschy Luxor Las Vegas, here are eight of the most striking structures in the world.


  5. In Lebanon's 'ecological capital,' residents...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Al Bawaba

    In Beirut, trash mounds as there is no system in place for disposing the waste or recycling it. First rule for Lebanese : don't expect anything from your government.


  6. IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Free Dictionary

    With a population of Istanbul's vast area of 5,343 square kilometers is coterminous with Istanbul Province , of which the city is the administrative capital. Istanbul is a transcontinental city , straddling the Bosphorus - one of the world's busiest waterways - in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea .


  7. DubrovnikRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Xtra!

    When one thinks of nations that were formerly part of Yugoslavia, many things come to mind: war, genocide, jawbones that could carve a roast. Gay travel destination, however, is probably not on that list.


  8. Kuwait, Bahrain issue Lebanon travel warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Al Bawaba

    Two Gulf countries advised their citizens on Monday to avoid traveling Lebanon as protests and police clashes intensify. Two Gulf countries have issued travel warnings to Lebanon after peaceful demonstrations against the country's trash crisis turned violent on Sunday.


  9. The Israel lobby's 'veneer of diversity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Al Bawaba

    Amna Farooqi, a Muslim Pakistani-American and the newly elected president of pro-Israel lobby J Street's campus branch, known as J Street U. Whenever the old methods prove insufficient - all-expense paid birthright trips, talks by visiting Israeli ambassadors and IDF soldiers, cultural and social events that whitewash the Israeli occupation - these groups have turned to a new strategy: employing people of color as pro-Israel advocates. In recent years, organizations like AIPAC have begun recruiting African-American students to serve as the face of Israel activism on campuses.


  10. How to REALLY get away from it all: The world's most secluded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Daily Mail

    Where to REALLY get away from it all: The world's most secluded hotels... from luxury yurts in Mongolia's Gobi Desert to aluminum igloos in Greenland For those looking to get away from it all, these properties are as far-flung as they are luxuriously appointed To reach the Jade Screen Hotel in Huangshan, China, guests must climb 60,000 stone steps Sometimes you just need to get away from it all.. and these hotels are the perfect places to do so.


  11. Syrians Find Ways to Skirt Restrictions for Refuge in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Voice of America

    A general view shows the Greek-Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George , the Amir Assaf Mosque , and hotel Le Gray in Beirut's central district, April 5, 2010. Fleeing persecution from the Syrian regime, Majd had to plan very carefully before seeking refuge in a country determined to keep him out.


  12. The End of Hogs & Heifers, 'A Bawdy, Rowdy Vortex Reminiscent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Grub Street

    When I first moved to New York City in the late '80s, I did what most downtown-pulse-seeking arrivistes on a budget did: I started in Alphabet City, where there were still affordable sublets and apartments ; then fled to Soho, where the galleries soon migrated out due to astronomical rent increases, making way for so many Banana Republics and J. Crews. Where was a young-ish journalist who always romanticized the gritty burnt ends of Manhattan to go? I made my way to the Meatpacking District, looking for a commercial loft where I could illegally reside, gazing out on a gritty urban tundra replete with abandoned train tracks, a looming Marlboro Man billboard, incoming lamb-and-cattle carcasses, and hookers shitting in the snow.


  13. The Reincarnation of the Apostle ThaddeusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Examiner.com

    The Gospel of Matthew in 10:3 refers to Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddeus . The Gospel of Mark in 3:18 mentions Thaddeus.


  14. 'Robust measures' in place to help preserve Botanic GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Schemes are in place to protect the UNESCO World Heritage Site and to "ensure it remains a peaceful green oasis in the city", says the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong. SINGAPORE: The Government is committed to protecting the Singapore Botanic Gardens - recently accorded UNESCO World Heritage Site status - and has measures in place to do so, the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong said on Monday .


  15. Grow Wild Content Editor - Royal Botanic Gardens, KewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Journalism.co.uk

    Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew's mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.


  16. After Zarif's visit, Hizballah troops pulled back from Zabadani in first retreat from Syrian warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Debka

    A miles-long convoy of 200 trucks began rolling out of the Hizballah and Syrian positions around the strategic town of Zabadani, 30 km west of Damascus, early Thursday, Aug. 13. Their exit, after failing to break the Syrian rebels' grip on the town in weeks of fierce fighting, marked the Lebanese Hizballah's first retreat from a major Syrian battleground, They were the first of the 8,000 Hizballah troops fighting in Syria for three years to quit and return home to Lebanon. The withdrawal followed the instructions given by the visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif after he met Hizballah chief Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut Tuesday and President Bashar Assad in Damascus the next day.


  17. Paul Gauguin Cruises Announces Savings On Luxury Sailings In The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Travel Industry Wire

    Paul Gauguin Cruises announces savings of up to $1,450 per person off previously advertised prices on select cruises to the Caribbean and Latin America on The Moana during the ship's Bon Voyage season. Paul Gauguin Cruises announces savings of up to $1,450 per person off previously advertised prices on select cruises to the Caribbean and Latin America on The Moana during the ship's Bon Voyage season.


  18. The terrifying - but funny - world of the disgruntled TripAdvisor reviewerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Independent.ie

    They're our top attractions, but to some caustic critics, the Cliffs of Moher are 'just cliffs with vicious parking fees' and the Book of Kells is 'old and dirty'. Joe O'Shea unearths the funniest TripAdvisor reviews... The Rock of Cashel is "just a rock and some ruins", Blarney Castle is "basically hell on earth" and Cork's famed English Market is "full of smelly fish shops".


  19. Beirut International Festival Association launches Beirut International FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | AME Info

    The Beirut International Festival Association, chaired by Mrs. Lama Tammam Salam, was launched for the first time during a press conference at the National Museum of Beirut in the presence of H.E. Mr. Michel Pharaon, Minister of Tourism, H.E. Mr. Rony Arayji, Minister of Culture, Mayor of Beirut Dr. Bilal Hamad, Governor of Beirut Judge Ziad Chebib, President of the National Heritage Foundation Ms. Mona Elias Hrawi, President of the Union of Editors, Mr. Elias Aoun, President of the Order of Journalists, Mr. Kaaki, General Manager of Solidere, Mr. Mounir Douaidy, representatives of the media and some of the 15 board members of the Beirut International Festival Association.


  20. Two Thai women who were filmed dancing provocatively at a historic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Daily Mail

    Eight-year-old jazz singer is tipped to be the next Amy Winehouse after her incredible talent show performance stuns viewers The real life Jaws? 'Biggest shark caught on camera' nicknamed Deep Blue flashes her razor-sharp teeth in new awe-inspiring video Donald Trump: I'll stay a Republican 'if I'm treated fairly' - otherwise I could still run a third-party White House bid An insult to Buddha: Thai women who filmed 'sensual' dance routine at historic temple face legal action for 'degrading' the ancient site Two women filmed dancing provocatively in short red dresses and high heels at a sacred temple have sparked fury with authorities in Thailand.