Middle East, Israel Travel Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Pope, Russian patriarch kiss at historic meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill kissed each other and sat down for the first meeting between heads of the Eastern and Western churches in nearly a thousand years. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill kisses Pope Francis as they meet at the Jose Marti airport in Havana, Cuba on Feb 12, 2016.

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  2. Iraqi refugees leave FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Thousands of Iraqi refugees who arrived in Finland last year have decided to cancel their asylum applications and to return home voluntarily, citing family issues and disappointment with life in the frosty Nordic country. Europe is in the grip of its worst migrant crisis since World War II, with more than a million people arriving last year, fleeing wars and poverty in the Middle East and beyond.

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  3. Thousands of Iraqi refugees leave Finland voluntarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Thousands of Iraqi refugees who arrived in Finland last year have decided to cancel their asylum applications and to return home voluntarily, citing family issues and disappointment with life in the frosty Nordic country. Europe is in the grip of its worst migrant crisis since World War Two, with more than a million people arriving last year, fleeing wars and poverty in the Middle East and beyond.

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  4. .com | Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | News24

    Pope Francis headed to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1 000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration. The Argentinian pontiff took off from Rome's Fiumicino airport shortly before 08:00 en route to Havana, where he is to spend around two hours in private conversation with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill at Havana's Jose Marti airport.

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  5. Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Pope is to spend around two hours in private conversation with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill at Havana's Jose Marti airport. On his way to Mexico, Pope Francis will stop over in Havana for a historic meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki, Alberto Pizzoli VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis headed to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. NEWS Turkish industry helps find boy famous for wearing plastic Messi ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Plastics News

    The touching photos attracted widespread media attention in recent weeks - a small boy in some unknown village in the Middle East playing soccer, wearing an old plastic bag as a makeshift jersey. On the back of the plastic bag jersey, "Messi" and "10" were written in black marker, the blue and white stripes of the bag mimicking the uniform of soccer great Lionel Messi on the Argentinian national team.

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  9. From the Middle East to Biggar - the story of Wojek the bearRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2016 | Carluke Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. You wouldn't think that there'd be ANY Clydesdale connection to a statue of an Iranian bear and a Polish soldier standing in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens .

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  10. Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    "Beasts & Children" by Amy Parker - Wichita State visiting professor Parker's debut collection of short stories follow the lives of three families as they navigate ever-shifting landscapes, from Texas to Thailand to a lonely apartment in nondescript suburbia. Watermark has signed copies available.

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  11. UN chief Ban Ki-moon says Daesh has allegiance of 34 militant groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report on Friday that as many as 34 militant groups from around the world have reportedly pledged allegiance to the Daesh extremist group. The report added that that number will continue to increase in 2016.

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  12. The Latest: 6 asylum seekers arrive in LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe : Six asylum-seekers have arrived in Latvia, the first of 531 the nation has agreed to accept as part of the European Union's relocation scheme. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Ilze Petersone-Godmane says the two families of two adults and one child each "have expressed willingness to learn Latvian and integrate" in this Baltic country of nearly 2 million inhabitants.

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  13. The Latest: Turkish official says no plan for more refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    AMSTERDAM - The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe : A senior government official says Turkey is caring for some 30-35,000 displaced Syrians on the Syrian side of the border and has no immediate plans to let them in. Governor Suleyman Tapsiz of the border province of Kilis said Saturday Turkey had the ability to care for the Syrians inside Syria for the time being but had made preparations to allow them in in the event of an "extraordinary crisis."

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  14. The Latest: Merkel says aiding refugees fights Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Afghan refugees sit inside a tent as they wait to be allowed to continue their journey to Macedonia, at a refugee camp near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A European Union official says Greece is making "rapid progress" in overcoming delays in building screening centers for migrants and refugees on islands facing Turkey, after involving the armed forces in the effort.

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  15. Christian Declaration on Caring for Refugees: An Evangelical ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Christianity Today

    Refugees possess the image of God and, as such, are infinitely valuable to God and to us. We are commanded to love our neighbor, and it is our privilege to love refugees.

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  16. My HorizonsSHOP 'Til You DropRead the original story

    Feb 5, 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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  17. In the Debate With Clinton on Iran Policy, Sanders Is Right. Here's Why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Nation

    In his January 17 debate with Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders made what appeared to be a sensible comment about the future implications of the international accord between Iran and the P5+1 world powers, including the United States. "What we've got to do is move as aggressively as we can to normalize relations with Iran," said Sanders.

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  18. Alone in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Economist

    FEW COUNTRIES OCCUPY a geopolitical space of such sensitivity as Turkey, or have played such a range of critical and overlapping international roles. It has been a gateway and a bridge to Europe, most dramatically in recent months for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees, as well as a conduit for energy supplies.

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  19. Happy 75th Anniversary USORead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    The four-term president instinctively knew that the greatest heroes of any generation -- including those soldiers who served our country during World War II -- deserved an organization that would "keep service members in touch with the bonds of family and the comforts of home, no matter what conditions they served." F.D.R. challenged six private organizations -- the YMCA, YWCA, National Catholic Community Service, the National Jewish Welfare Board, the Traveler's Aid Association and the Salvation Army -- to create this yet-to-be-named non-profit morale-booster.

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  20. Merkel's Cabinet approves tougher migrant measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | NWAonline

    People walk to a refugee camp Wednesday as they wait to be allowed to continue their trip to southern Macedonia, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni. Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door policy on refugees faces a test as German state elections loom and the European Union struggles to find a regionwide solution to the crisis.

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