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  1. Warnings stepped up for travellers to Israel and ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies British visitors to Israel have been warned not to use the buses in the country's largest city, Tel Aviv.


  2. Surprising resemblancesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nine O'Clock

    Nuri Bilge Ceylan is one of the most spoiled directors of the Cannes Film Festival. In less than a decade, he won an Award for Best Director, two Grand Prix and, at the latest edition, the highly desired Palme d'Or.


  3. A Baghdad QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

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  4. For first ladies, dress decisions require a primer on political protocolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    The first lady, Michelle Obama, bared her head in Saudi Arabia, but covered it at the Vatican and at an Indonesian mosque. Laura Bush wore a head scarf only briefly in Saudi Arabia and to tour the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.


  5. On Native GroundTIME to Shut Off the Fat Cat's Money MachineRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I'm sad about the state of the world economy - yet happy that the shop 'til you drop mentality is over. The men and women that I work with were sacrificing their lives while we went about accumulating more stuff from Wal-Mart that we didn't really need.


  6. Exploring Israel's 'ethnic' cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

    From Givatayim's renowned Sabich Shel Oved a simple eggplant-sandwich shop with lines snaking around the corner - to lesser-known places like Chachaporia Georgian cuisine in Jerusalem, the new e-book " Israel's Top 100 Ethnic Restaurants" provides the English-speaking tourist a window into the delectable, folksy Israeli foods that locals have raved about for years. Israel has been on the culinary ascent of late, with dozens of food blogs, new high-end restaurants, cooking shows and celebrity chefs, and a fascination with everything foodie.


  7. The View from Palestine: American Jewish Journeys into the West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tikkun Magazine

    Three years ago I traveled from Jerusalem to Ramallah, in an Israeli public bus that left from Damascus Gate, and which my cousin tried until the final moments to convince me not to board. "They'll slaughter you if they find out you're a Jew," he told me.


  8. Qatar keen to boost economic relations with GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    The Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani , the Prime Minister of Lower Saxony of Germany, Stephan Weil and the Chairman of Qatar Chamber, Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani, attending a meeting organised by the German Industry and Commerce Office and the chamber at MIA in Doha yesterday. Salim Matramkot DOHA: The Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani yesterday met the visiting Prime Minister of the German state of Lower Saxony, Stephan Weil, and his trade delegation and reviewed economic ties.


  9. Syrian mission begins renewal of passportsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    By MOHAMED OSMAN DOHA: A large number of Syrian expatriates converged on their country's Interim Government-run embassy here yesterday to get their expired passports renewed. But many of them had to return disappointed as the mission accepted only 21 passports for renewal for "technical reasons".


  10. Learning to dive around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Don't miss out on the world beneath the water's surface just because you were born with legs, writes Beth Tierney. It's a big wide world out there and 70 per cent of it is covered by water.


  11. Vail Daily obituary: Kam Mohajer, 1953-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

    Kam Mohajer passed away on Tuesday, the 27th of January, 2015 at his home in Houston. He is survived by his wife, Vicky Garza-Mohajer, and two sons, Chris and Kam was born in April 29, 1953 in Mashad, Iran.


  12. Five facts that defenders of Israel need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    I recently spent two weeks on a Zionist Organization of America Student Mission to Israel with 37 campus leaders from colleges across the United States. The mission's purpose was to provide a Zionist foundation for these students, equip them with information that is generally lacking in conversations about the Middle East and set the record straight on Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria .


  13. Zomato taste for Turkey firmRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Mumbai, Jan. 29: Online restaurant guide Zomato has acquired Turkey's restaurant search company Mekanist in an all-cash deal for an undisclosed sum. After the acquisition, Zomato is expected to cover more than 50,000 restaurants in the region, up from its present portfolio of around 27,500 in Istanbul and Ankara.


  14. Eye-tracking an exciting new tool to assess concussionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Horsetalk

    For the novel eye-tracking technology, a subject watches a short video playing inside an aperture moving around the perimetry of a video monitor while a camera records eye movements. A new eye-tracking tool developed in New York for emergency room use in diagnosing concussion could one day be used in the field at sporting events.


  15. Grenade thrown into Gaza home of Fatah officialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

    Unknown assailants threw a grenade into the home of a Fatah official in Gaza on Thursday, officials told Ma'an. Assistant deputy of the Palestinian Civil Affairs Ministry, Naser al-Sarraj, told Ma'an that a grenade was thrown into his home in the al-Rimal neighborhood of Gaza City while he was traveling back to Gaza from Ramallah.


  16. Hamas official demands opening of Gaza seaportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

    A senior Hamas official on Thursday demanded that a seaport be fully opened in Gaza, warning of an "explosion" if Israel's siege and the Egyptian closure of Rafah continues. Ismail Radwan told reporters in Gaza City that Israel was responsible for the consequences of the eight-year blockade and called the siege on Gaza a "war crime."


  17. Sojern's Q4 Global Travel Insights Report Reveals Impact of Seasonal...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Sojern , the world's leading performance marketing platform for travel brands, today released its Q4 Global Travel Insights report based on the rigorous analysis of more than 600 million traveler intent data points across the globe. The report reveals that regional travel volume was high in the last three months of the year, and that currency fluctuations and the political landscape have reshaped global travel patterns.


  18. PYD leader cannot get visa from USRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    PYD leader Salih MA1 4slim is seen during a European Parliament eventin December 2014, where he was awarded for 'rescuing children.' DHA Photo Despite praising the defeat of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants in the Syrian town of Kobane on the Turkish border, the U.S. has rejected a visa request from Salih MA1 4slim, the leader of the party behind the Kurdish militia who fought against the jihadists.


  19. Update on the Epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Update on the Epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection, and Guidance for the Public, Clinicians, and Public Health Authorities - January 2015 CDC continues to work with the World Health Organization and other partners to closely monitor Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infections globally and to better understand the risks to public health.


  20. Spring into Performing ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

    The Jewish community will take an active role in the Baltimore County Dance Celebration, Feb. 1 to March 9, when the Gordon Center of Performing Arts plays host to many events including four major performances, dance workshops, seminars and smaller ensemble and solo performances. "We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on dance this February with an eclectic array of riveting, hypnotic dance programs," said Randi Benesch, managing director of the Gordon Center.