Archive For The “Travel” Category

CAIR urges NBA to cease all operations in China until Communist Party ends ongoing genocide of Uyghur Muslims

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CAIR urges NBA to cease all operations in China until Communist Party ends ongoing genocide of Uyghur Muslims

CAIR urges NBA to cease all operations in China until Communist Party ends ongoing genocide of Uyghur Muslims The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the National Basketball Association (NBA) to prioritize its “commitment to social justice over profits” by ending all collaboration with the Chinese…

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Islamophobia or fun? Golden Globe winner Youssef suggests he was profiled during airport security check

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Islamophobia or fun? Golden Globe winner Youssef suggests he was profiled during airport security check

Islamophobia or fun? Golden Globe winner Youssef suggests he was profiled during airport security check Golden Globe winner Ramy Youssef videotapes his experience passing through Los Angeles Airport security with his Golden Globe Award carried in a special box as it passes through security, is opened and then wiped down. Afterwards, the TSA Agent jokes…

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Saudi tourism takes-off with China, UK, Malaysia, US, Canada topping list of new arrivals

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Saudi tourism takes-off with China, UK, Malaysia, US, Canada topping list of new arrivals

Saudi tourism takes-off with China, UK, Malaysia, US, Canada topping list of new arrivals New YouGov data shows one in five tourists are now more interested in visiting Saudi Arabia for a vacation. According to the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, China, UK, Malaysia, United States and Canada top the list of new…

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Arab Media tours Saudi historic site, Al-Ahsa

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Arab Media tours Saudi historic site, Al-Ahsa

Arab Media tours Saudi historic site, Al-Ahsa Al-Ahsa is an Open Architectural Museum Reflecting Authentic History The Arab media delegations concluded their visit, Monday, to Al-Ahsa Governorate, “the Arab Tourism Capital for 2019”, which coincided with the 22nd session of the Arab Tourism Council meeting, held on December 22-23. The meeting was chaired by KSA,…

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Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report

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Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report

Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Rule of Law Clinic at Yale Law School released “Window Dressing the Muslim Ban: Reports of waivers & mass denials from Yemeni-American families stuck in limbo.” The new report documents the impact of Donald Trump’s “Muslim Ban”…

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Know Thy Heritage opens applications for July 15, 2018

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Know Thy Heritage opens applications for July 15, 2018

Know Thy Heritage opens applications for July 15, 2018 A Unique Opportunity to Visit Palestine! Are you between the ages 18 and 35?! Join us as we rally Palestinians from around the world for one of the most important congregations of Diaspora ever to gather in Palestine! ­ Don’t miss this opportunity to get actively…

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US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive

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US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive

US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and New York City were the destinations for an investment promotion tour coordinated by the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) in partnership with the   Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT). This was the first-ever effort of its kind and was reported as a…

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Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says

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Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says

Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says Tunisia has continued to make progress on democracy since the revolution more than seven years ago, including a Constitution guaranteeing fundamental rights for all Tunisians, but there is still a lot to do, says a UN human rights expert. “Tunisia still faces numerous challenges, including…

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa The role of tipping in the Arab World in tourism and the economy is important. To most Western tourists particularly Americans, the question of tipping is normal, like adding sales tax to the bill, but in the Middle East, however, the question of tipping, and add to it…

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Nearly 1,000 Christian Arabs will reunite this summer in Ramallah

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Nearly 1,000 Christian Arabs will reunite this summer in Ramallah

Nearly 1,000 Christian Arabs will reunite this summer in Ramallah The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine will bring together nearly 1,000 Christian Arabs  Nearly 1,000 Christian Arab Americans Expected to Reunite in Ramallah, Palestine for Annual Family Reunion at its 60th Annual convention which will be held in the city located just 10 miles north…

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UAE passport awarded a certificate

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UAE passport awarded a certificate

UAE passport awarded a certificate UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – At a ceremony, the government of the UAE accepted a certificate bestowed by the Passport Index, in recognition for being the most powerful passport in the GCC. UAE passport holders enjoy a visa-free score of…

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A visit to Saint George Church in Burqin

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A visit to Saint George Church in Burqin

A visit to Saint George Church in Burqin Writer Maria Khoury explores the traditions of Holy Land Christians in her writings. In this feature, Mrs. Khoury describes her visit to the St. George Church in Burqin, Palestine. Burqin is a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank located 5 km west of Jenin. According to the…

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