Middle East, Israel Travel Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. U.S. to send 600 more troops to Iraq to help retake Mosul from ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Wave

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has authorized sending an additional 600 U.S. troops to Iraq to assist Iraqi forces in the looming battle to take back the city of Mosul from Islamic State, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The announcement means that there will soon be 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, seven years after the Obama administration withdrew all U.S. troops from the country.

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  2. Model refugee camp to be set up at base of Washington MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    An international humanitarian aid group is trying to put a human face on the political issue of opening the U.S. to refugees fleeing violence by giving Washingtonians a look inside a refugee camp this weekend. The "Forced From Home" exhibit from Doctors Without Borders is a traveling model refugee camp that previously spent almost two weeks in New York City.

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  3. The Arabian Peninsula: A Global Hub of FragranceRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | Perfumer & Flavorist

    Though considered a part of the Middle East, the Arabian Peninsula exudes a tremendous influence on the essential oil and fragrance market. The region consists of seven countries: Temen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , as well as the southern regions of Iraq and Jordan.

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  4. Fred Dickey: frank words from a former diplomatRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Susan is a retired Foreign Service officer of lofty rank. She is living at 70 in a pleasant condo in Bankers Hill that looks across the skyscrapers of downtown and beyond to the waters of San Diego Bay.

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  5. Asylum seekers: Strutting around on the global stage is no answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | The Age

    First Tony Abbott, then Malcolm Turnbull, struts around on the world stage boasting of Australia's "uncompromising" border control policies and suggesting other nations should follow suit. But Mr Turnbull's spiel was more sophisticated: that the indefinite incarceration of 2000 innocent asylum seekers in tropical hell-holes is necessary to create "confidence" in the community, which enables the government in turn to lift the annual refugee intake from 14,000 to 19,000.

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  6. Follow Your Heart Extravaganza Premieres Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Evolution Dance Theatre presents the world premiere of Follow Your Heart , a heart-stopping universal love story and multi-disciplinary spectacle featuring over 45 performers on stage, opens next week and runs September 22-25 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets are on sale now by visiting or calling the box office at 905-787-8811 .

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  7. John Buzbee, a U.S. diplomat who served in Mideast, dies at 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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  8. Veteran U.S. diplomat John Buzbee dies at 50; he had ties to HutchinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    In his photo provided by the family, taken April 16, 2014, John Buzbee is seen at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain.

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  9. John Buzbee, a US diplomat who served in Mideast, dies at 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    " John Buzbee, a veteran Foreign Service officer who served across the Middle East, including two stints in Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion, has died from complications from metastatic colon cancer. He was 50. Buzbee served in Iraq during the effort to rebuild that nation after the ouster of Saddam Hussein " first in Tikrit, under the Coalition Provisional Authority in 2004, and later as a political officer in Baghdad in 2008 and 2009.

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  10. 'Lack of options' force four million to flee from one conflict to another - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Star Online

    For Ahmad al-Rashid, fleeing from his home in Aleppo, northern Syria, to Iraq in 2013 was the safest choice he had. But after two years as an aid worker there, and watching the situation deteriorate, al-Rashid decided to leave for Britain.

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  11. a Feds: More Refugees to FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    Breitbart News has obtained the FY 2017 refugee resettlement proposals from the five leading resettlement agencies that operate in Michigan showing they plan to jam down a 40 percent increase in refugees from the "Middle East-South Asia" region, which includes Syria, on residents of Michigan in the fiscal year that begins on October 1. These plans in Michigan are completely consistent with the nationwide "refugee number determination" the Obama Administration presented to Congress on Tuesday: an increase of the FY 2017 ceiling by 29 percent to 110,000, up from the ceiling of 85,000 that was approved for FY 2016.

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  12. 'The US Shale Revolution and the Future of the Oil Market'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | PR Log

    The World Affairs Forum presents Dr. Edward Morse, Managing Director and Global Head - Commodities, Citi Research at the Stamford Yacht Club. STAMFORD, Conn.

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  13. ASIA/IRAQ - Even the Chaldean Bishops in Georgia to welcome Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Fides News

    "We will also go to Tbilisi to receive the Pope. After celebrating our Synod, at least 13 Chaldean Bishops will be present at the meeting that the Bishop of Rome will have in Georgia with the Assyrian-Chaldean community".

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  14. Ancient Karkam s sees modern war on Turkey-Syria borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The tourist gate and ticket house are ready at the ancient city of KarkamA AY, where Turkish troops crossed last month into Syria and ousted Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants from the border. Despite Syria's civil war, archaeologists on the Turkish side of border-straddling KarkamA AY unearthed sculptures, mosaics and other artifacts in relative safety although sporadic gunfire and shelling was occasionally audible from the Syrian side.

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  15. Britain's youngest migrant born in Calais Jungle is saved with ten other IraqisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Britain's youngest migrant: Baby born just 20 days ago in the Calais Jungle is saved along with ten other Iraqis after screams of 'No Air' were heard coming from the back of a lorry on the M1 This is the moment a 20-day-old baby born in the Calais jungle was taken from a lorry after being smuggled into Britain. There were fears the tiny child would not survive after the truck pulled into Watford Gap on the M1 and there was banging from inside the vehicle and shouts of 'no air'.

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  16. Republican NonsenseRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Impudent Observer

    I devote hours to exploring my Facebook page and responding to people I know, or have never known. It increasingly becomes obvious that most Trump supporters have absolutely NO idea as to what is happening, let alone what happened, in the Middle East during the past decade.

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  17. Carter Meets With Israeli Counterpart During MinisterialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, greets Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the Pentagon, June 20, 2016, before a meeting to discuss the U.S.-Israel defense relationship. Carter met with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on the margins of the U.K.-hosted U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in London, Sept.

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  18. Dazzling Diamonds: Mary Cruse salutes female academics for overcoming the oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Oxford Mail

    WE RECENTLY celebrated Women's Equality Day: a date marking the anniversary of the moment that women were officially granted the right to vote in the US - August 26, 1920. Women now have the right to vote in virtually every country in the world, but there is still work to do before women everywhere enjoy the full benefits of equal representation, education and employment opportunities.

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  19. Humanitarian award winner 'got hooked' on treating refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Omar Al-Heeti went into medicine, he says, to help people. Having completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2014, Al-Heeti was well on his way to fulfilling that goal when an opportunity to go above and beyond presented itself.

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  20. France deploys artillery, readies carrier ahead of Mosul offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Times of Oman

    An Iraqi man walks near smoke billowing from oil wells, set ablaze by IS group militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyarah, on August 30, 2016, after Iraqi forces pushed the militants out of the northern town on the banks of the Tigris river. Photo - AFP An Iraqi man walks near smoke billowing from oil wells, set ablaze by IS group militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyarah, on August 30, 2016, after Iraqi forces pushed the militants out of the northern town on the banks of the Tigris river.

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