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Doha Tribeca Film Festival | Doha Film Institute

Doha Tribeca Film Festival | Doha Film Institute | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The Doha Tribeca Film Festival is the culmination of our year-round activities and a celebration of film, education and community.
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Art in exile

Art in exile | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat explores the paradox of being an artist in exile: a voice for her people, but unable to go home. In her work, she explores Iran pre- and post-Islamic Revolution, tracing political and societal change through powerful images of women.
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Green city in UAE desert has much to teach the world

Green city in UAE desert has much to teach the world | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A new desert city in the United Arab Emirates without light switches or water taps has much to teach people around the world about saving energy and precious resources.
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Iran on Instagram: 16 images that will challenge your idea of the Middle East | Intrepid Travel Blog

Iran on Instagram: 16 images that will challenge your idea of the Middle East | Intrepid Travel Blog | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Iran is everything we've been taught the Middle East is not. And we have proof.
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Dubai ruler's spot check finds empty desks - BBC News

Dubai ruler's spot check finds empty desks - BBC News | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Red faces in the Dubai civil service as Sheikh Mohammed's early-morning tour finds nobody at work.
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Dubai: City of the Future [INFOGRAPHIC]

Dubai: City of the Future [INFOGRAPHIC] | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Sky-piercing towers, Hyperloop transports, driverless cars, and 3D-printed buildings. Welcome to Dubai, the City of the Future.
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In Images: Dubai's 3D-Printed 'Office of the Future' is Officially Open

In Images: Dubai's 3D-Printed 'Office of the Future' is Officially Open | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Dubai's 3D-printed "Office of the Future" is now officially open: it will house the Dubai Future Foundation and will serve as a meeting place for international delegates. Take a look inside.
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7 Maps to Help Make Sense of the Middle East

7 Maps to Help Make Sense of the Middle East | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
This amazing tangled knot of a diagram, made by U.K. data journalist David McCandless, displays the key players and notable relationships in the Middle East. However what it communicates clearest of all is something you no doubt already know: The Middle East is a confusing place. While the seven maps below don’t provide an exhaustive […]
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Abu Dhabi is 3 amazing destinations in one. Here’s proof.

Abu Dhabi is 3 amazing destinations in one. Here’s proof. | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
There's the city, the oases, and the desert. Here's what makes each one special.
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How Do You Say ‘Welcome to Europe’ in Maltese? Check an Arabic Dictionary

How Do You Say ‘Welcome to Europe’ in Maltese? Check an Arabic Dictionary | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
About a third of the words, not to mention the language’s grammar, are derived from the Arabic that was spoken by Muslim settlers of the Mediterranean islands.
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These families are just like yours — with one important difference

These families are just like yours — with one important difference | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
When Giles Duley arrived in Lebanon to photograph Syrian refugees, he saw something that he wasn’t expecting. He saw himself.
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Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution

Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The Onion, America's Finest News Source.
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The largest hotel in the world is opening in Mecca next year

The largest hotel in the world is opening in Mecca next year | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The largest hotel in the world is set to open in Mecca next year. The building, called Abraj Kudia, will contain 10,000 rooms and span 1.4 million square metres. As well as hotel rooms, it will contain 70 restaurants, a large shopping mall and a lavish ballroom.
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BEGINNINGS: Marjane Satrapi

Cartoonist and filmmaker Marjane Satrapi describes growing up in Iran and finding the need to tell her own story.
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Byblos, Lebanon is best Arabian city to visit this year

Byblos, Lebanon is best Arabian city to visit this year | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
I remember that when I visited Byblos, in the Jbeil district of Lebanon, in the summer of 2011, I felt like a true beholder of history. Historians agree that
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Women lead Friday prayers at Denmark's first female-run mosque

Women lead Friday prayers at Denmark's first female-run mosque | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Imam of Mariam mosque in Copenhagen says aim is to challenge patriarchal structures and inspire other women
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Saudi Archeologists Discover Oldest Human Bone - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

Saudi Archeologists Discover Oldest Human Bone - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, president & chairman of the Board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and …
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First estimate of whale shark population in the Gulf - News - Nature Middle East

First estimate of whale shark population in the Gulf - News - Nature Middle East | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Whale shark populations in the Gulf are largely male and have novel heat-coping mechanisms.
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Street art with a message of hope and peace

Street art with a message of hope and peace | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
What does this gorgeous street art say? It's Arabic poetry, inspired by bold graffiti and placed where a message of hope and peace can do the most good. In this quietly passionate talk, artist and TED Fellow eL Seed describes his ambition: to create art so beautiful it needs no translation.
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A Hemisphere Just Broke an All-time Heat Record, and Everywhere Else Is Just Damn Hot

A Hemisphere Just Broke an All-time Heat Record, and Everywhere Else Is Just Damn Hot | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
While much of the United States braces for a weekend defined by a suffocating heat dome, a hemisphere away the weather is making these 100-degree days look downright pleasant in comparison.
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Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88 - BBC News

Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88 - BBC News | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Renowned Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who dedicated his life to the poor, dies at the age of 88.
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A Symphony for Syria, Our World - BBC World News

A Symphony for Syria, Our World - BBC World News | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Our World follows four musicians as they prepare for a groundbreaking series of concerts,
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Zaha Hadid's Civic Center Is the First Architectural Project to Win "Design of the Year"

Zaha Hadid's Civic Center Is the First Architectural Project to Win "Design of the Year" | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
We’ve long been impressed by the architectural works of Zaha Hadid. Their swooping, curved lines and unconventional shapes have always stood out and made even…
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Blood Borders: A Proposal To Redraw A "New Middle East" - Brilliant Maps

Blood Borders: A Proposal To Redraw A "New Middle East" - Brilliant Maps | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The map above is a 2006 proposed plan to redrawn the borders of the Middle East by Ralph Peters a a retired United States Army lieutenant colonel.
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