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What the PA buffoon found to be refreshing

“After the meeting broke, a witness recalled that Rice scolded Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator: “You fucking Palestinians can never see the fucking big picture,” she said.Not everyone is fazed by Rice’s crude language. Martin Indy [Read story...]

Hilton digital check-in room selection arrive

HILTON Worldwide announced that its pioneering digital check-in and room selection technology is now live across more than 4,100 hotels spanning 11 brands worldwide. This includes 53 hotels in Middle East & Africa Region. A first for the hos [Read story...]

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Al-Sweady inquiry to deliver report

A long-running inquiry into claims that British troops killed and tortured Iraqi civilians a decade ago will deliver its final report today. The judge-led Al-Sweady inquiry, which has cost the taxpayer around A 25 million, will deliver its conclusion [Read story...]

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Under Abbas, majority say they can’t speak freely

” Two-thirds of Palestinians say they are afraid to criticize Mahmoud Abbas, according to a poll, and some of the Palestinian president’s recent actions only seem to confirm claims that dissent comes at a price. Last month, Abbas outlawed the West Ba [Read story...]

Kurdish Iraqi Forces Launch Operation in Sinjar

Kurdish Iraqi forces launched a major operation Wednesday to retake the militant-held town of Sinjar in northern Iraq , part of a push to secure the road that leads directly to the Syrian border. Peshmerga forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstri [Read story...]

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Britain’s message for UAE visit: Nice, not naughty

Britain is trying to make sure its citizens are more nice than naughty while soaking up the Persian Gulf sun this holiday season. A social media campaign by British Embassy staff in the United Arab Emirates running this week is a play on the classic [Read story...]

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US, Cuba restore ties after 50 years

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:55 HAVANA/WASHINGTON: The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the… [Read story...]

Huge breakthrough in US-Cuba relations

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:55 WASHINGTON: The United States and Cuba made a historic breakthrough in their Cold War stand-off Wednesday, moving to revive diplomatic ties and launch measures to ease a five-decade US trade… [Read story...]

Who tortured you?

This cartoon is by Lebanese artist, Sa`d Haju. ; It shows Muhammad `Abdul Wahab singing a classic sing titled “Who Tormented You” (but the word in Arabic can be translated also as “tortured”). ; Go to Source [Read story...]