Middle East, Israel Travel Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Families Stranded At Greece's Border Show The Stakes Of The Refugee CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Transit camps for refugees and migrants in Greece are becoming dangerously overcrowded as border crossings into Macedonia are tightened to stem the flow of arrivals into northern Europe. As the number of migrants and refugees trapped in Greece because of stringent new border regulations continues to swell, the United Nations warns that Europe is "on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis ."


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

    Mar 2, 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.


  3. Mosul Dam: Haider al-Abadi is too busy fighting ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    James Denselow is a writer on Middle East politics and security issues and a research associate at the Foreign Policy Centre. While it was written that God warned Noah about the coming flood, in Iraq this week it was the US embassy who issued an alert warning that the Mosul Dam could burst.


  4. EU President Tusk Visits Balkans, Turkey For Talks On MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    European Union President Donald Tusk traveled to Balkan capitals on March 2 to discuss recent restrictions they imposed on migrants at their borders. He is visiting the Croatian capital of Zagreb and the Macedonian capital of Skopje, where leaders recently announced they are considering even more drastic measures to shut down the so-called Balkan route traveled by migrants to get from the Middle East to northern Europe.


  5. OPEC watching Iran, Russia, unlikely to cut output in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    OPEC is very unlikely to cut output at its next meeting in June, even if prices remain extremely low, according to OPEC sources and delegates, as it will be too early to say how fast Iranian output is rising. The sources, which include officials from the Middle East, say OPEC countries such as Saudi Arabia also want to test Russia's commitment to freezing output before taking any further steps to stablize prices.


  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.


  7. 'I want to go home': Swedish teenager talks of her Islamic State ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | ITV

    A teenager who was rescued from the grip of Islamic State says she was duped by her boyfriend who convinced her to travel to the Middle East to join the murderous militants. Marlin Stivani Nivarlain, 16, from Sweden, described her ordeal to a Kurdish TV station in the city of Erbil, northern Iraq.


  8. Swedish Girl in ISIS Hands Rescued Near Mosul by KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | News Max

    A Swedish girl just 16 years old was recently rescued from an ISIS stronghold near the city of Mosul, Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government said Tuesday. Marlin Stivani Nivarlain, from the city of BorA s in southern Sweden, reportedly traveled to the Middle East after being "misled by an [ISIS] member in Sweden to travel to Syria and later to Mosul," the KRG said, according to NBC News .


  9. Iraqi militia group gets a Washington lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Hill

    An out-of-work Iraqi politician who leads a 4,000-man private militia is deepening his ties to Washington in an attempt to remake the Obama administration's foreign policy toward Iraq. Atheel al-Nujaifi, who was booted out of office as governor of Iraq's northern Nineveh province last year, in February signed a six-month, $90,000 contract with a lobbyist to represent the Sunni militia that he controls.


  10. The growing threat of ISIS in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Hot Air

    ISIS is growing in Libya and beginning to attract recruits from other African nations. The New York Times reports the number of ISIS fighters in Syria and Iraq has declined slightly as a result of the U.S. bombing campaign but that decline is nearly being balanced out by the growth in numbers ISIS is seeing in Libya : Even as American intelligence agencies say the number of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria has dropped to about 25,000 from a high of about 31,500, partly because of the United States-led air campaign there, the group's ranks in Libya have roughly doubled in the same period, to about 6,500 fighters.


  11. Former U.S. Ambassadors Coming to Texas Tech for Middle East ForumRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | Newswise

    Four former U.S. ambassadors will be available for interviews from 10:15-11 a.m. March 7 in Room 105 of the International Cultural Center, located at 601 Indiana Ave. Anyone interested in covering the event can contact [email protected] for information on stringers or to get access to the video that will posted online that day. Newswise - Four distinguished United States ambassadors with more than 100 years of combined foreign service experience will speak at Texas Tech University in a panel discussion for the Lubbock community at 5:30 p.m. March 7. The event, sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, Center for Global Understanding and the CH Foundation, will be held in the International Cultural Center Auditorium .


  12. 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.


  13. MENA smart airport market to reach $850M by 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    The smart airport market in the Middle East region is expected to reach $850 million over the next three years, growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than four per cent, said a report. The growth in the region will be spearheaded by the Gulf countries ably supported by Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, Lebanon, Palestine and Turkey, stated Technavio, a leading global technology research and advisory company, in its market review.


  14. Dozens of emotional Iraqi migrants return home from EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The China Post

    Emotional scenes unfolded at the Baghdad International Airport on Thursday as dozens of Iraqis who had sought refuge in Europe returned home. More than a hundred Iraqis, mostly young men, landed in Baghdad on a flight from Finland.


  15. KU class documents destruction of ancient Syrian sitesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | University of Kansas

    The Syrian civil war that began in 2011 has created or fueled a myriad of crises: deadly violence, displacement of thousands of families, the destruction of ancient historic sites, and the rise of the Islamic State group in the Middle East. Most of the headlines about destruction of ancient sites in Syria have focused on last year's Islamic State destruction of two 2,000-year-old temples at Palmyra.


  16. Balkan, Austria police agree to register refugees on Macedonian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | China Daily

    Police chiefs from Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria agreed on Thursday to introduce joint registration of refugees crossing from Greece into Macedonia and organise their transport from the border straight to Austria. The process will identify and take biometric data from the migrants and determine whether they come from countries deemed dangerous, such as Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan.


  17. EU patrol rescues 900 migrants at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Daily Times

    SOFIA: The EU border agency Frontex said one of its maritime patrols rescued around 900 migrants on Thursday near the Greek island of Lesbos as weather conditions have made the sea crossing more dangerous. "We're picking up all the migrants we encounter because bad weather and cold make the risks much higher now than in the summer," Ewa Moncure said.


  18. Europe's Leaders Cannot Fail Child Refugees, Says Save the ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    The first two months of 2016 have been a deadly period for migrants and refugees making desperate journeys to start a new life in Europe. The UN says 80,000 people arrived by boat during the first six weeks of the year, and more than 400 have died trying to cross the sea, including dozens of children.


  19. The Growing Global Refugee CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Outloud

    Back in September, the image of Alan Kurdi , a three year-old boy wearing a red t-shirt, blue shorts, and velcro sneakers, whose body washed up on the Turkish shore, spiraled through the internet. The photo sparked outrage, distress, and highlighted the ever growing refugee crisis that was brewing in the Middle East.


  20. Emotional scenes unfold as dozens of Iraqi migrants return home from EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | CTV

    Emotional scenes unfolded at the Baghdad International Airport on Thursday as dozens of Iraqis who had sought refuge in Europe returned home. More than a hundred Iraqis, mostly young men, landed in Baghdad on a flight from Finland.