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Middle East startups are growing fast, and thats even before the flying taxis arrive The flight from Tehran to Dubai is about two hours, similar to the flight from New York to Chicago. The flight from Cairo to Beirut is one hour and 15 minutes. In more peaceful times, the drive from Beirut to Damascus in Syria would take you less th
TechCrunch | 14 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
100 days in: Is the Middle East Trump's new playground? One hundred days into office, analysts say Trump's Middle East policies remain largely unclear, pathless and arbitrary.
Al Jazeera | 23 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UAE's battle-hardened military expands into Africa, Mideast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The United Arab Emirates is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its small size belies a quiet expansion of its battle-hardened military into Africa and elsewhere in the Middle East.
Journal Review | Apr 29, 2017 06:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Pope Francis denounces barbarity during Egypt visit, preaches tolerance CAIRO (Reuters) - Pope Francis, starting a two-day visit to Egypt, urged Muslim leaders on Friday to unite in renouncing religious extremism at a time when Islamist militants are targeting ancient Christian communities across the Middle East.
Reuters | Apr 28, 2017 5:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Four-week discussion series on Middle East begins Monday A biennial series of community events to discuss the situation in the Middle East starts Monday, led by Art Pitz, a college professor and historian.
Quad-City Times | Apr 28, 2017 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rock Island, Illinois
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Pope's Visit Expected to Highlight Christian Minorities in Middle East Pope Francis is departing for Egypt on Friday morning for a two-day trip expected to draw attention to the plight of Christian minorities in the Middle East amid an upsurge of Islamist terrorism that poses security concerns for the Holy See.
Wall Street Journal | Apr 28, 2017 08:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia-West, Syria Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference Tensions between Russia and the West over security in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia have surfaced at an annual defense conference in Moscow. Major flashpoints include the situation in Syria and NATO expansion. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow.
Voice of America | Apr 28, 2017 05:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli ambassador speaks of fresh Palestine peace initiative Speaking at tense event at Soas attended by pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters, Mark Regev says wider Arab world must be involved in talksIsrael is pressing for a fresh Middle East peace initiative involving Arab states, Mark Regev, the Israeli ambas
The Guardian | Apr 27, 2017 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Middle East Homeland Security Market, 2015 NEW YORK, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middle Eastern Homeland Security market will grow at a CAGR of 15.5% to achieve $17.05 billion by 2021, strongly driven by government initiatives to create a smart and secure environment amidst high terrorist a
PR Newswire | Apr 27, 2017 8:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chabad of Hunterdon County Presents Survival of a Nation One fateful week in June 1967 redrew the map of the Middle East. Fifty years later, Israel continues to face numerous existential threats. Beginning Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30 PM, Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon County Jewish Learning... - Everything New Jersey | Apr 27, 2017 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Flemington, New Jersey