Middle East Travel Newswire (Page 6)

Middle East Travel Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Middle East Travel. (Page 6)

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  1. The Latest: Turkey says Kurdish referendum plans illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Gazette

    This image made from video provided by Kurdistan 24 shows an Iraqi tank moving into position as forces begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija, Iraq from the Islamic State group Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

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  2. Abu Ghraib ex-inmates' lawsuit moves ahead in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Stars and Stripes

    After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is moving ahead. "We're not dismissing this case.

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  3. When an eggplant is not an eggplant: workplace emoji etiquetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

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  4. The Latest: Kurdish delegation goes to Baghdad ahead of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    This image made from video provided by Kurdistan 24 shows an Iraqi tank moving into position as forces begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija, Iraq from the Islamic State group Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

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  5. Palestinian contortionist seeks to flip record booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Times of Israel

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - As 12-year-old Palestinian Yousef al-Bahtini distorts his body into almost impossible shapes, he dreams of entering the Guinness World Records. That dream could come true in the coming weeks, provided Jordan and Israel grant him permits to travel for a time trial.

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  6. Vice-President Pence slams UN Human Rights Council for allowing Venezuela and Cuba to be membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Babalu Blog

    Only at the United Nations can you find a "Human Rights Council" with members who are serial human rights violators. While world leaders tend in large part to look the other way at this atrocity, Vice-President Mike Pence is not one of them.

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  7. Filmekimi to travel seven Turkish cities this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Turkish Daily News

    The 16th Filmekimi, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts , will be bringing cinephiles in seven different cities together with outstanding films between Sept. 29 and Oct. 8. The festival will travel to six more cities during October.

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  8. SkillsUSA WorldTeam Meets Top Education Officials Prior to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | PRWeb

    The SkillsUSA WorldTeam will compete with young workers from all around the globe, and I know our team will represent the United States very well The SkillsUSA WorldTeam traveled to our nation's capital Sept. 12 to meet top officials at the U.S. Department of Education.

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  9. Israelis flock to national parks, beaches for Rosh HashanahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Times of Israel

    Heavy traffic in parts of central, northern Israel due to large crowds; 50 year-old man drowns while swimming in Mediterranean Tens of thousands of Israelis thronged to the country's national parks and beaches to celebrate the Jewish new year, with the large crowds causing traffic jams and closures to additional visitors. The Israel Nature and Parks Authority said some 25,000 people were visiting national parks and nature reserves on Friday.

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  10. Iranian student startup develops carpool appRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Tehran Times

    'Mibarim' is a student startup promoting carpooling application designed by Iranian students to reduce air pollution. Carpooling is the sharing of car journeys so that more than one person travels in cars.

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  11. Will America and Russia Change Middle East Politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Real Clear Politics

    On Tuesday, September 12, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu sat with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. According to Russian embassy social-media posts they discussed joint cooperation against Islamic State.

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  12. Iranian, Croatian banks seek to ease transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Tehran Times

    An Iranian banking delegation visiting Croatia investigated removal of banking impediments between the two countries to ease mutual trade with their Croatian counterparts, the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture reported on Wednesday. The Iranian delegation including representatives from Iranian banks of Sepah, Pasargad, and Bank of Industry and Mine visited BoA3 4o Prka, the CEO of Privredna Banka Zagreb , where the Croatian banking official referred to the common banking ties between the two countries before the West-led sanctions were imposed on Iran, hoping that such relations would be resumed in post-sanction era.

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  13. Pilgrims bring boom times for Iraqi gem tradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Egypt Today

    Every time Mohammed al-Ghoraifi visits Najaf he returns with another precious stone on his finger. Like for many pilgrims visiting the Iraqi Shiite holy city, buying a gemstone ring is part and parcel of the experience.

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  14. Country of the month: 5 reasons to visit UAE this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Egypt Today

    This country has the largest shopping mall in the world in terms of total area, The Dubai Mall, besides many other attractive malls in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Speaking of Dubai mall, it has 1,200 shops, the world's largest aquarium, and views Dubai's famous dancing fountain.

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  15. Picking up her husband's shofar, widow makes temple history23 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Philly.com

    Kristin E, Holmes is a general assignment reporter in the suburbs. She has worked at the Inquirer since 1982.

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  16. Don't come to NZ, British teachers warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | The Otago Daily Times

    Daniel Healy started teaching at Auckland Normal Intermediate in July and has quit already because of the bureaucratic hoops required to get his qualifications recognised. Photo: NZ Herald/Supplied Two British teachers hired to help fill Auckland's teacher shortage are warning other foreign teachers not to come because of the bureaucratic obstacles to recognising overseas qualifications and experience.

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  17. U.S. embassy in Oman issues scam alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: The United States embassy in Muscat is warning people about a "potential scam" where emailers claim to represent the embassy. "WARNING - The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a potential scam involving individuals purporting to represent the Embassy by soliciting purchase orders for solar generators," the embassy reported in an online statement.

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  18. The Independent's guide to Cairo, a city that has it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Egypt Today

    It never sleeps, and its residents are an example of hard work. While it is a good idea to take a break and travel to the Red Sea in the east, the North Coast, or Luxor and Aswan in the south, it is possible to take a break in the massive city.

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  19. Western officials are trying to avert the next war in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | The Economist

    AS THE jihadists of the so-called Islamic State retreat, the Arab and Kurdish forces allied against it in Iraq are turning their arms towards each other. Rather than celebrate victory, Masoud Barzani, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, called a referendum on independence for September 25th, not just in his constitutionally recognised autonomous zone but in the vast tracts that his forces seized from IS.

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  20. SkillsUSA WorldTeam Meets Top Education Officials Prior to International CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Construction Equipment Guide

    The SkillsUSA WorldTeam traveled to our nation's capital Sept. 12 to meet top officials at the U.S. Department of Education.

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