Middle East, Israel Travel Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Gale signs national agreement to deliver resources in EgyptRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | University Business

    Libraries across Egypt now have access to the world's first major online archive of pre-20th century Arabic books. Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, signed a national agreement with the Specialized Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research to deliver the first module of Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library to academic institutions, schools, and public, special and corporate libraries in Egypt.

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  2. My HorizonsSHOP 'Til You DropRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | 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.

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  3. Alert - MERS in the Arabian PeninsulaRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Cases of MERS have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula. * There have also been cases in several other countries in travelers who have been to the Arabian Peninsula and, in some instances, their close contacts.

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  4. The Cost of Covert Action: Conspiracy and U.S. Credibility in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Jordan's desert capital of Amman is only about 60 miles from the Syrian border, but it is a beacon of stability in a convulsing region. The stability is impressive but fragile, interrupted by small signs of tension: a begging Syrian child in the street, or the many suspiciously fit, plain-dressed Westerners, who make little effort to hide their heavy-duty boots or occasional Joint Task Force backpacks.

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  5. Desperate migrants seen as easy preyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | NWAonline

    The closing of Europe's main migrant route to Germany has stranded more than 40,000 in Greece. Hundreds of thousands more -- from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria and other countries across the Middle East and Africa -- risk being bottled up in Turkey if a European Union deal to slow the migrant flow is formally approved next week.

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  6. Voice of America closing its Jerusalem bureauRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Columbia Journalism Review

    In a surprising move, the US government's venerable Voice of America is shutting down its Jerusalem bureau, according to government budget documents. Under the fiscal year 2015 budget signed by President Obama in December, the bureau will be shuttered sometime this year.

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  7. US and Jordan eager to form a 'deeper strategic partnership'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    The King made the remarks during a meeting with visiting US Vice President Joe Biden, in which discussions covered efforts to make peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis. Talks also addressed regional issues, including efforts to eradicate extremism through a comprehensive approach, in addition to bilateral ties, according to a statement by the Royal Court.

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  8. Arab League elects Ahmed Aboul-Gheit as new chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    The Arab League's 22 member states have picked veteran Egyptian diplomat Ahmed Aboul-Gheit to head the body in a late-night session on Thursday. The appointment came at a critical time for the Middle East, with Syria marking the fifth anniversary of its civil war, proxy wars between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group raging across the region.

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  9. Thousands of refugees see border effectively closedRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Echo

    UNICEF, the United Nations children's fund, said that 40 percent of refugees were under 18 as it warned against violating children's rights. Thousands remain stranded on the Greek side of the border with Macedonia .

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  10. Not welcome: Anti-immigration posters in Europe attack MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | USA Today

    Political parties campaigning to stem the rising tide of immigrants pouring into Europe are resorting to posters that have racial undertones and denigrate Muslims. Not welcome: Anti-immigration posters in Europe attack Muslims Political parties campaigning to stem the rising tide of immigrants pouring into Europe are resorting to posters that have racial undertones and denigrate Muslims.

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  11. Two Colombian Theatre Artists Receive First-Ever Ellen Stewart International AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Two Colombian theater artists -- Bernard Rey and Nube Sandoval -- are the recipients of the first-ever Ellen Stewart International Award, it has been announced by La MaMa, the world-renowned experimental theater company founded by the late Ellen Stewart and now in its 54th season on East 4th Street in New York City. The Ellen Stewart International Award recognizes theater artists globally who continue to explore new ways to engage young people in the arts as generators for personal and social change, just as Ms.

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  12. As Migrants Flow In, Sweden Begins To Rethink Its Open-Door PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Asylum seekers from Afghanistan play football Feb. 7 in a resort in Halmstad, Sweden, where they are living temporarily. Sweden took in 163,000 migrants in 2015.

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  13. Biden starts Mideast tour in UAE with vow to destroy ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden kicked off a Middle East tour Monday, vowing that the United States and its allies would "squeeze the heart" and destroy the Islamic State group. Biden spoke before several hundred U.S. airmen as drones rolled the down the runway at the Al-Dhafra Air Base, a major desert outpost near the United Arab Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi.

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  14. Biden begins Mid East tour in Abu DhabiRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Standard

    US Vice President Joe Biden began a Middle East tour today with a visit to the capital of the United Arab Emirates, an important Gulf ally and regional commercial hub. The trip will include talks on US economic and energy interests, as well as security concerns about Iran and Syria, the White House has said.

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  15. Macedonia reveals plans to build 200 mile long fence on its border with GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Macedonia reveals plans to build 200 mile long fence on its border with Greece protected by guards armed with Tasers ahead of EU summit on how to deal with the migrant crisis Dramatic plans to build a 200 mile long fence protected by guards armed with tasers were tonight revealed before a key summit in Brussels to stop the flow of migrants through the continent. EU leaders will tomorrow pledge to close down the route from Greece through the Balkans where more than 985,000 have travelled since the start of last year.

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  16. Army officer from Warwick assigned to Pentagon after serving in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Warwick Advertiser

    Robert Barnett had learned to read, write and speak Modern Standard Arabic at the Defense Language Institute/Foreign Language Center in Monterey, California. He was then assigned as an Army Foreign Area Officer at the American Embassy in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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  17. A Young Afghan Migrant Makes His Way In The Calais 'Jungle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Amran, an unaccompanied minor from Afghanistan, at right, walks in the camp known as the Jungle with 35-year-old Farid Hamdan, a father of four, also from Afghanistan. "My heart is saying help him because he's only a kid," says Hamdan.

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  18. My HorizonsSHOP 'Til You DropRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | 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.

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  19. Voice of America closing its Jerusalem bureauRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Columbia Journalism Review

    In a surprising move, the US government's venerable Voice of America is shutting down its Jerusalem bureau, according to government budget documents. Under the fiscal year 2015 budget signed by President Obama in December, the bureau will be shuttered sometime this year.

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  20. Former U.S. ambassadors coming to Texas Tech for Middle East forumRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Four former United States ambassadors will speak at Texas Tech in a panel discussion on the Middle East for the Lubbock community at 5:30 p.m. on March 7. The former ambassadors include Robert Ford, John Limbert, Ronald Neumann and Richard Hoagland, who have more than 100 years of combined foreign service experience between them. Ford was ambassador to Syria from 2011-2014, serving as the State Department leader on Syria in Barack Obama's administration.

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