Travel

Hundreds of poor migrant workers flee Kashmir under lockdown

Aug 7, 2019

Hit by a complete security lockdown in Kashmir, hundreds of poor migrant workers have begun fleeing the Himalayan region to return to their far-away villages in northern and eastern India

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India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security

Aug 4, 2019

Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in the disputed territory, citing security concerns

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Saudi changes allow women to travel without male consent

Aug 2, 2019

Saudi Arabia is granting greater freedoms by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing guardianship policy that had required male consent for a woman to travel or carry a passport

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Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups

May 16, 2019

Sri Lanka's army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks

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Lonely Planet's top destination suffers a blow after blasts

May 16, 2019

Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled

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Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids

May 4, 2019

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country's famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo

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Social Media

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence me

Sep 20, 2019

The US-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 uprising that brought down longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak has said that authorities arrested his brother in Cairo to silence him.

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Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows

May 28, 2019

Technology reshapes Muslim holy month of Ramadan: Facebook and YouTube more watched than any other time of the year

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Officials say Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium

May 21, 2019

Nuclear officials say Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran's atomic program

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Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest

May 13, 2019

Sri Lanka's government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of "misinformation," the third time it has taken such a step since Easter attacks killed more than 250 people

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2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast

May 6, 2019

Two people arrested, curfew lifted in a Sri Lankan town where a suicide bombing targeted a Catholic church and weekend clashes were said to involve majority ethnic Sinhalese and Muslims

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Sri Lanka lifts social media ban imposed after Easter blasts

Apr 30, 2019

Sri Lanka has lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings

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