Middle East
epub |eng | 2018-07-02 | Author:Jeffrey Geri

Simhat Torah This holiday, the “rejoicing of the Law,” celebrates the conclusion of the annual reading of the Torah (the five books of Moses) and the renewal of the Torah ...
( Category: Middle East July 2,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-24 | Author:John Walsh

NEW YEAR There are two New Year celebrations in the UAE—the start of the Islamic New Year, which varies according to the sighting of the moon, and the Western New ...
( Category: Middle East June 24,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-24 | Author:Robert Cox

12 KABUL BEFORE THE WINTER Only 6 miles to go to Kabul. At last the few flickering lights of Afghanistan’s capital appeared across the dark plains. As midnight struck, Mehmed, ...
( Category: Travel Writing June 24,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-13 | Author:Insight Guides

8 Mljet Mljet is a beautiful island to the northwest of Dubrovnik. It makes a delightful day out from the city, but there is accommodation if you want to stay ...
( Category: Middle East June 1,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-03 | Author:Stephan Orth

But pleasant maybe isn’t the right word. There’s an awful lot of driftwood and empty plastic bottles lying around. On the other side of the road, directly behind us, there ...
( Category: Travel Writing May 3,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Margaret K. Nydell

Algeria Algeria is a constitutional republic with a democratically elected government, although the military is very influential. Since the early 1990s, there has been a shift from a state capitalist ...
( Category: Middle East May 2,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Justin Marozzi

Apart from the Oracle of Ammon, Herodotus refers specifically to one other landmark in Siwa. As so often in the Histories, it is a crowd-pleasing marvel. They have another spring ...
( Category: Travel Writing April 22,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Colin Thubron

CHAPTER EIGHT Poseidon’s City LOLLED ON A chair by the sea-front of Limassol, sipping a glass of wine, I felt the rain-scarred valleys of the Troodos ebb away. All that ...
( Category: Europe April 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-14 | Author:Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq [al-Shidyaq, Ahmad Faris]

the mirzāb, “any great, or tall, ship” the zabzab, “a sort of ship” the bārijah, “any large ship for fighting” the khalīj, “a small ship of less size than the ...
( Category: Historical April 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-05 | Author:Guides, Insight [Guides, Insight]

Shop for the latest fashions and accessories by Shanghai’s promising young designers Imaginechina Once considered the garment factory of the world, Chinese designers are finally gaining a global reputation for ...
( Category: Europe April 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-05-09 | Author:Damsgard, Puk [Damsgard, Puk]

We are doing everything in our power to get you safely home to Denmark, so just keep going and fight on. You should know that we are all ready to ...
( Category: Politics & Government April 15,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-01 | Author:Guides, Insight [Guides, Insight]

An illustration of the traditional art of paper-making. Public domain Bishkek’s physical centre is Ala-Too Square , where locals gather to picnic and have their photos taken amongst the flowers ...
( Category: Asia April 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-11-11 | Author:Nir Baram

7 The Closest Thing to Hell Palestinian Jerusalem beyond the Separation Wall The couches in the small living room have a delicate pattern in their green upholstery, and those in ...
( Category: Travel Writing April 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-03-25 | Author:James D. Bratt [Bratt, James D.]

Splitting the Movement The Liberal cabinet that assumed office in 1891 took up the franchise question immediately, and the radical character of their proposal threw Dutch politics into an uproar. ...
( Category: Theology April 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-21 | Author:Dalrymple, William [Dalrymple, William]

BSHARRE, 9 OCTOBER The Qanubbin Gorge was once famous for producing saints. Now it is more remarkable for the number of Christian warlords and mafiosi that spring from its soil. ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations April 9,2018 )

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