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MIDDLE EAST: Experiencing just a bit of the evil the Saudi-led Qarta blockade represents in real time – Tola Adenle

November 18, 2017

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The iconic image of the futuristic architectural designs with the Gulf in front at Doha’s city center. It is interesting that several of these gems are government offices.  [SOURCE:  Global Data Base of the CTBUH]  BELOW, (First) a closer view of a few dazzlers SECOND, Blogger takes in the view. The glowing monolith-type structure at center is, […]

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Saudi Arabia: women can finally drive without being arrested and jailed! – Tola Adenle

September 26, 2017

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Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s most conservative countries, has finally said ‘yes’ to women driving in the Kingdom. It was broadcast on state television and announced at a press conference in Washington, D.C. simultaneously. Women driving is now deemed legitimate under Islamic Sharia Law. The law take effect in June 2018. The new law […]

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Single Mom Goes From American Hustle To Living Her Dreams in Abu Dhabi – Tenille Livingston/Huffington Post

June 5, 2015

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tenille-livingston/single-mom-goes-from-american-hustle-to-living-her-dreams-in-abu-dhabi_b_7490560.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592&ir=India&adsSiteOverride=in FRIDAY, JUNE 05, 2015.  9:35 a.m.[GMT]

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Intriguing, eat-your-heart-out images worth sharing: “Only in Israel” – Via Sharon Hicks

March 7, 2015

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These are images that I couldn’t and wouldn’t hoard, and so I obtained permission to share these privately-circulated photographs through a “sister” who knows I’d love them. The collection is simply titled “Only in Israel”, an opinion I’m certain most would share. Unfortunately since The Holy Land is still in my To-Do List, and since […]

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Dubai: Building her wealth on an inhumane and evil system of exploitation of Asian immigrants – Sam Webb for Mailonline

December 4, 2014

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Eight years ago, my spouse and I decided to visit Dubai by spending three days on our way to visit our kids in the UK.  It was during the Ramadan and we had gotten a very good deal on a nice hotel room with balconies on two sides and a view of the Gulf albeit […]

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