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  1. Khamenei: West Bank Should Hound Israel Like GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Fars , the semi-official press agency of Iran, has reported that Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, told the visiting Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement, Ramadan Abdullah Shalah, in Tehran on Thursday, "The enemy [Israel] should feel the same worries in the West Bank as it does in Gaza."

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  2. Russian hotels adapt to Muslim visitors to boost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    No bacon for breakfast, a room for prayers and a Quran on your bedside table: a hotel in Moscow has launched a special "halal" service as Russia tries to attract visitors from the Muslim world. "Around 70 percent of our guests are from overseas and 13 percent of these - or some 5,000 people - come from Muslim countries, especially Iran," said Lyubov Shiyan, marketing director at the Aerostar hotel.

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  3. Vietnam's Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat listed among Asia's worst airportsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat, Vietnam's two biggest international airports, were listed among Asia's top ten worst airports by survey site The Guide to Sleeping in Airports. Ranked fifth on the list, Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport was frequently described by the survey's respondents as being hot, chaotic and not especially clean.

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  4. New round of Iran, Armenia electricity negotiationsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Groong

    The new round of electricity negotiations between Iran and Armenia, attended by the two countries' ministers of power and energy, will take place in Tehran on Saturday. The negotiations which will be held in Tehran Saturday afternoon are set to focus on construction of a joint power plant at border, an increase in electricity and gas purchase, and establishing a new line of energy transfer in Tehran.

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  5. Historic luxury: $14000 Budapest-Tehran train ride launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The two-week trip sets back each participant at least A 9,000 and some as much as A 25,000 including. A luxury train connecting the capitals of Hungary and Iran left Budapest for the first time on Wednesday, with 70 passengers set to cross the Balkans, the Bosphorus and Kurdistan on the way to Persia aboard a set of deluxe railcars.

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  6. Iran worry for tea exportersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Oct. 19: Subdued buying of orthodox tea by Iran and procedural delays in the renewal of mandatory certifications of good manufacturing practice by Tehran have proved to be a dual dampener for Indian tea exporters. The purchase of orthodox tea by Iran, touted as an important market for the high-value variety, largely determines its production in India.

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  7. Women-specific transport project - Tabeer' closed permanentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The women specific transport service `Tabeer' finally decided to close its operations permanently despite the huge demand of women commuters for a separate facility to travel with comfort.The pilot project was launched in February 17 for three months, which was completed in May 17 and declared to be successful from the concerned authorities. At that time the project was stopped for a month, taking the excuse of construction work at Murree Road and it was announced repeatedly by Rawalpindi Transport Authority high-ups that it would be restored after the completion of the pillar works at Murree Road for Metro Bus Service.

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  8. Luxury tourist train on two-week tour ending in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    On October 15, a luxury train left Budapest with 70 passengers onboard for a first-time trip through the Balkans, the Bosphorus and Kurdistan with a final destination of Tehran. Reuters reports that the Golden Eagle Company offers a two-week tour ending in the Iranian capital, with 70 passengers riding in an old refurbished luxury train.

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  9. 'The Guide to Sleeping in Airports': Jeddah airport second worst in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    "The main terminal is fairly lackluster. It isn't overly clean, crowds can be a problem, and the services for travelers are in short supply."

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  10. Denmark hosts mega cultural event in Pakistan : October 19, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Danish embassy on Saturday hosted its first ever mega cultural event titled 'Creative Denmark' for its partners and network in Pakistan. The event was attended by a large crowd.

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  11. Craftspeople mesmerise visitors with their artwork : October 19, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The on-going "IDPs Relief Lok Mela", organized by the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage here at Shakarparian is contributing towards the projection of artisans and their artwork in a befitting manner.The magical arena created through rural folk and traditional heritage, reflective of different provinces and regions has impressed all, who have visited Mela. Besides several other features for families and children, exhibition of Artisans-at-work is a major attraction for the visitors at the Mela.

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  12. 3 hit in weekend road accidentRead the original story

    Saturday | Fijilive

    The Fiji Police Force has urged the public to refrain from lighting fireworks near or in the vicinity of major airports. A 67-year-old man of Wailoku lost $11,000 worth of tools and furniture kept in a shed burnt as a result of an alleged arson.

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  13. Pakistan's first ever Test match comes to an end with an Indian victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | CricketCountry.com

    October 18, 1952. Pakistan's first ever Test match came to an end with an innings defeat against India at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

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  14. Canada's 'Q' host Jian Ghomeshi speaks of life as an immigrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Most Pittsburghers would know Jian Ghomeshi by his dulcet baritone as he interviews celebrities on "Q," a program broadcast weeknights and on Saturdays here on 90.5 WESA-FM. But the Canadian host, a celebrity in his own right in Toronto, is also an immigrant - an experience he said has shaped him "in every way.

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  15. Exciting places await winter travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KFVS12

    Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda's main hospital during an hours-long battering that was the second pummeling of the tiny British territory by a powerful storm in less... Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda's main hospital during an hours-long battering, but the tiny, wealthy British territory suffered no deaths. Catholic bishops are predicting widespread approval of a revised, "balanced" document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce.

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  16. Russian spying from Syria: Why and for whom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of Israel

    Israel can hardly be said to hold a balance of power with super-powerful Russia. But there are certain understandings in the eastern Mediterranean, where Israel remains a regional power, economically and militarily.

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  17. Sartaj Aziz will visit Afghanistan tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Nation

    Islamabad- National security adviser, Sartaj Aziz, is due to visit Afghanistan on Sunday to meet with the Afghan officials for talks on bilateral and regional issues. Aziz will be visiting Afghanistan as special envoy of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, according to an official statement.

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  18. When Jews Found Refuge in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Forward

    When Hazel Kahan went back to Lahore, Pakistan, in 2011 for the first time in 40 years, her childhood homes were completely different. Her first home, formerly a tan stone mansion covered in flowery vines, was now completely painted in white and inhabited by the Rokhri family, one of Pakistan's most powerful political clans.

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  19. New "Orient Express" connects Hungary to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Reuters

    A luxury train runs from Budapest to Tehran reminding passengers of the days of the Orient Express. Elly Park reports.

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  20. Lebanese defense chief heading to Iran to discuss military aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Tehran Times

    Defense Minister Samir Moqbel will head to Tehran Saturday to discuss the pledged military aid to the Lebanese Army, his office said Friday. The minister's trip will last two or three days, during which he will meet Iranian officials to examine the status of the aid, an official from his office told The Daily Star.

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