Louvre Abu Dhabi voted one of the ‘seven urban wonders of the world’

October 14, 2018 6:38 am2 comments
Louvre Abu Dhabi voted one of the ‘seven urban wonders of the world’

Among the list of the seven urban wonders of the world, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has won a spot. The leading art gallery of the UAE’s capital was selected because of housing notable and extraordinary installations. In order to conduct the study, crowdsourcing technology from the travelers were taken. The […]

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This Philadelphia museum hired Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery

October 8, 2018 12:14 pm2 comments
This Philadelphia museum hired Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery

At the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Moumena Saradar directs a group of visitors to a glass case containing an enormous gold headdress and beaded shirt — the burial garments of Queen Puabi, who died around 2550 BCE. They’re a highlight of the museum’s Middle East gallery, reopened in […]

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Saudi Arabia plans to build ‘Riviera of the Middle East’

October 2, 2018 2:31 pm4 comments
Saudi Arabia plans to build ‘Riviera of the Middle East’

Saudi Arabia will turn its northwestern Red Sea coast into a luxury tourism resort to rival the French Riviera, its Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced Wednesday. The Amaala development would be ‘a natural extension of the Mediterranean Sea, and dubbed the Riviera of the Middle East’, according to the country’s […]

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How An Attempt To Isolate Qatar Has Made It The Easiest Country To Visit In The Middle East

September 26, 2018 1:00 pm1 comment
How An Attempt To Isolate Qatar Has Made It The Easiest Country To Visit In The Middle East

When the quartet of Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE launched an economic and diplomatic boycott of Qatar last summer, they hoped to swiftly force Doha to change its behavior in a whole host of areas, from closing down the Al Jazeera television network to cutting ties with Iran […]

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This Syrian Refugee Became a Doctor After Studying in Four Countries

September 18, 2018 2:02 pm2 comments
This Syrian Refugee Became a Doctor After Studying in Four Countries

Ten years, four countries, four medical schools and 21 houses later Tirej Brimo, a refugee who fled the Syrian war, is finally a doctor. Having been just 10 months away from graduating with a medical degree at a university in Aleppo, Brimo was forced to flee his homeland in 2012 […]

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Liverpool star Sadio Mane helps to clean local mosque

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Liverpool star Sadio Mane helps to clean local mosque

Footage has emerged of Sadio Mane helping to clean the toilets at his local mosque just hours after firing Liverpool to a victory over Leicester City. The Liverpool star is a devout Muslim and is often pictured at mosques in the city, whilst he celebrates goals by performing the sujood, […]

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