Category: Middle East

Louvre Abu Dhabi: A New Museum for the Arab World

Abu Dhabi's new Louvre Museum melds together a world of cultures By Jackie Cohen Everybody…

Abu Dhabi's new Louvre Museum melds together a world of cultures By Jackie Cohen Everybody knows the beauty of the…

Al Ain, A Desert Oasis in the Emirates

Al Ain, an Oasis in the Desert, with a long History, Water canals, and Greenery By…

Al Ain, an Oasis in the Desert, with a long History, Water canals, and Greenery By Elizabeth von Pier Known as…

Achieving Proper Solitude in Kurdistan

Expedition Company Treks Through Kurdistan's Mount Halgurd By Jill Webb Matt Bennett took a break…

Expedition Company Treks Through Kurdistan's Mount Halgurd By Jill Webb Matt Bennett took a break from his day job of…

Jordan's Striking Petra: Truly Unforgettable

The Incredible Petra by Horse, Donkey, and Mule By Elizabeth von Pier It is early…

The Incredible Petra by Horse, Donkey, and Mule By Elizabeth von Pier It is early morning and the sun is…

Expat Living: Is It for You?

Six Lessons I’ve Learned as an Expat in Israel By Roberta Rottigni The word expat…

Six Lessons I’ve Learned as an Expat in Israel By Roberta Rottigni The word expat is an abbreviation for expatriate,…

Abu Dhabi: Opulent City in an Affluent Nation

By Elizabeth von Pier I sit down in the lobby of the breathtakingly opulent Emirates…

By Elizabeth von Pier I sit down in the lobby of the breathtakingly opulent Emirates Palace Hotel and am served…

In the Land of Invisible Women: Saudi Arabia

A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom By Qanta A. Ahmed, MD Qanta Ahmed,…

A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom By Qanta A. Ahmed, MD Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor,…

Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Finding Common Ground

What Does An American Jew Have to Fear in the Middle East? Chronically questioning, funny,…

What Does An American Jew Have to Fear in the Middle East? Chronically questioning, funny, and bold, a young American…

United Arab Emirate's Two Most Impressive Mosques

A Tale of Two Cities’ Mosques: Dubai and Abu Dhabi By Eric D. Goodman When…

A Tale of Two Cities’ Mosques: Dubai and Abu Dhabi By Eric D. Goodman When you’re in Dubai or Abu…

Ugarit, Syria: The Place Where Alphabets Began

Ugarit, the Birthplace of the Western Alphabet By Habeeb Salloum The first time that I…

Ugarit, the Birthplace of the Western Alphabet By Habeeb Salloum The first time that I visited the ruins of Ugarit,…

Iraq: Dining in Erbil, Kurdistan

Iskan Street: A Look at Food and Culture in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq By Chris Bentley…

Iskan Street: A Look at Food and Culture in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq By Chris Bentley I am sitting on a…

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