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Iranians cool off at 'jewelled plains'
September 18 2014 at 08:02

Javaher Dasht, like most 'yelaghs' is nearly deserted during winter and fall, but repopulates in the summer months.

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See and live history in Lebanon
August 29 2014 at 13:32

Some want to see history, others want to live it. In Lebanon you can do a lot of both.

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Dubai: golden, gaudy and glorious
August 27 2014 at 13:51

Young though it is, Dubai already has dates in its calendar to rival some of the most famous of the world's occasions.

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Israel visitors nosedive during Gaza offensive
August 12 2014 at 12:11

Tourism Minister Uzi Landau says plans are being drawn up to encourage visitors back.

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Summer tourism dries up in Israel
July 22 2014 at 12:18

Israeli tourism was on track for another record year in 2014 until a barrage of rocket fire triggered a wave of cancellations.

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Israel caves declared World Heritage site
June 26 2014 at 08:07

Unesco has designated a network of over 2 000 years old, man-made caves outside of Jerusalem a World Heritage site.

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Reflect your respect when in Qatar
June 13 2014 at 12:19

Locals are fed up with the way many tourists and visitors dress, especially as temperatures soar in the Gulf Arab nation.

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Christian tourism to increase to Israel
May 19 2014 at 08:19

Israel expects the papal visit later this month to give a sharp boost to tourism by Christians, who already account for most of the market.

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The cafe where every photo tells a story
May 14 2014 at 14:52

Even before speaking with Mam Khalil, it is clear he loves photographs - they cover almost every inch of his cafe in northern Iraq.

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Jordan hopes high for papal visit
May 13 2014 at 12:15

Jordan, home to many Islamic and Christian holy sites, hopes a visit this month by Pope Francis will promote religious tourism.

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