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Water supply key to outcome of conflicts in Iraq and Syria, experts warn

Water supply key to outcome of conflicts in Iraq and Syria, experts warn | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Security analysts in London and Baghdad say control of rivers and dams has become a major tactical weapon for Isis
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Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys for shepherds | Green Prophet

Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys for shepherds | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Just when you think you've seen it all, a story pops up about donkeys in Turkey that carry solar panels so that shepherds, who are often out in the field
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Burkina Faso’s painted earth homes in a royal village | Green Prophet

Burkina Faso’s painted earth homes in a royal village | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Until the girls were abducted, I didn't know much about Burkina Faso. And I didn't think I wanted to know more until I stumbled upon Tiébélé, a village full of
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Internet showing High Growth Trends in the Middle East - arabiangazette.com

Internet showing High Growth Trends in the Middle East - arabiangazette.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Middle east shows the highest internet user growth rate. Internet users have rises from 3,284,000 in 2000 to a whopping 90 million in June, 2012.
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UAE forts: Important heritage icons a perfect storm

UAE forts: Important heritage icons a perfect storm | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Most were Rulers residences but now serve as museums
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Explaining The Situation In Iraq In Under 5 Minutes

Explaining The Situation In Iraq In Under 5 Minutes | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Iran tries to save Asiatic cheetah from extinction

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.
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After 450 Years, Archaeologists Still Hunting for Magnificent Sultan’s Heart

After 450 Years, Archaeologists Still Hunting for Magnificent Sultan’s Heart | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
With the 450th anniversary of Süleyman's death approaching, a search is under way to find the Ottoman sultan's lost tomb.
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Abu Dhabi: So Blindingly Rich It's Almost Sickening

Abu Dhabi: So Blindingly Rich It's Almost Sickening | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Abu Dhabi wants to be a mini-Dubai for business travelers and globe trotters. It's getting there.
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Passenger ferry between Abu Dhabi and other Gulf cities a possibility - gulfnews.com

Passenger ferry between Abu Dhabi and other Gulf cities a possibility - gulfnews.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
gulfnews.com Passenger ferry between Abu Dhabi and other Gulf cities a possibility gulfnews.com Abu Dhabi: A passenger ferry service between Abu Dhabi and other Gulf cities may become a reality soon, providing a relaxing and entertaining travel...
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Qatar, the New Force in European Thoroughbred Racing - New York Times

Qatar, the New Force in European Thoroughbred Racing - New York Times | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
New York Times Qatar, the New Force in European Thoroughbred Racing New York Times The French jockey Thierry Jarnet riding Trêve to victory in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in October at Longchamp near Paris, a race sponsored by Sheikh Joaan...
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Mysterious Enormous Underground Labyrinth Of Egypt Holds Secrets Kept From The Outside World- MessageToEagle.com

Mysterious Enormous Underground Labyrinth Of Egypt Holds Secrets Kept From The Outside World- MessageToEagle.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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Fascinating And Very Advanced 5200-Year-Old Burnt City Will Be Reconstructed - MessageToEagle.com

Fascinating And Very Advanced 5200-Year-Old Burnt City Will Be Reconstructed - MessageToEagle.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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When Air Quality in Beijing and Shanghai is Least Awful - China Real Time Report - WSJ

When Air Quality in Beijing and Shanghai is Least Awful - China Real Time Report - WSJ | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
What is the best time of year to avoid air pollution in Beijing?
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The Wells of Memory

One of the first travelers in a century to walk through the Hejaz desert of Saudi Arabia, Paul Salopek encounters a fabled past of caravans and pilgrims, of empires come and gone.
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Alive in the Swamp education technology report - www.arabiangazette.com

Alive in the Swamp education technology report - www.arabiangazette.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The new report by Pearson; Alive in the Swamp, gives advice to educators on how to make informed, evidence-based decisions to select learning technology.
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News.Az - Arabian Gazette posts article about Nizami Ganjavi

News.Az - Arabian Gazette posts article about Nizami Ganjavi | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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KSA expected to invest $ 45 bn to set up railway networks

KSA expected to invest $ 45 bn to set up railway networks | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
KSA expected to invest $ 45 bn to set up railway networks
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Iran tries to save Asiatic cheetah from extinction

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world's critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.
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Wind Power Creates 1,000 Liters of Clean Water a Day in the Desert

Wind Power Creates 1,000 Liters of Clean Water a Day in the Desert | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A new invention that is already being tested in some desert areas is able to extract clean drinking water from…
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Is There a “Forest” Under the Desert Outside of Dubai? | Green Prophet

Is There a “Forest” Under the Desert Outside of Dubai? | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Agricultural scientist Tony Rinaudo is behind one of the world's most successful reverse desertification projects - in Niger, and now he thinks a similar
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Qatar campaign urges foreign women to cover up

Qatar campaign urges foreign women to cover up | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
DOHA, Qatar — Mariam Saleh avoids malls and outdoor markets on the weekends because the low-cut tops, sheer dresses and miniskirts that foreign women wear reveal much more than she would like her impressionable young children to see.
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Turtles released into sea following rehab in Dubai - gulfnews.com

Turtles released into sea following rehab in Dubai - gulfnews.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
gulfnews.com Turtles released into sea following rehab in Dubai gulfnews.com Dubai: More than 100 critically endangered hawksbill turtles found sick and injured on beaches were on Monday released back into the sea after being nurtured back to...
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New Evidence Ties Illegal Antiquities Trade to Terrorism, Violent Crime

New Evidence Ties Illegal Antiquities Trade to Terrorism, Violent Crime | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
In Cambodia and beyond, archaeologists and criminologists are fighting the underground trade in cultural treasures.
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Massive solar panel factory opens in Qatar, long overdue | Green Prophet

Massive solar panel factory opens in Qatar, long overdue | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Qatar Solar Energy has unveiled a massive factory that will produce high quality solar panels that make the most of the desert sun, a boon not just for the
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