For some language courses, a year in Paris is usual. But if you're reading Arabic, you have to travel a little further afield, as Rosie Collington found out
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Sunday 24 February 2013
The Devonport based ship created 3D images of the canyon, which was found after the ship left the Egyptian port of Safaga
Great getaways: Cycling tour of South-east Asia, escape to Miami, Easter in Val Thorens and Egyptian retreat
Sunday 17 February 2013
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Less than £200... Book by 31 January and Flight Centre is offering two nights in picturesque Prague for £199 per person. The package includes British Airways flights from Heathrow for travel between 1 and 22 March and B&B accommodation at the Hotel City Inn. Flightcentre.co.uk
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Less than £200... Tomorrow, Eurostar is launching a 12-day sale with seats available from London to Lille, Brussels and Paris (left) from £59 return, and £159 in Standard Premier class. 150,000 seats are available, for travel between 17 January and 27 March. eurostar.com
Saturday 06 October 2012
Israeli forces shot dead an American man who opened fire in a seaside hotel packed with tourists yesterday and killed a person.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Six suspected militants have been captured in the Sinai region, Egyptian police said yesterday, following an attack on a police station near the frontier with Israel this week in which 16 border guards were killed.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Under £200... Spend three nights relaxing at the Ashdown Park country-house hotel in East Sussex for £199 per person. The price is based on two sharing and is valid for midweek and weekend stays until 23 December, with a full English breakfast each day. Prideofbritainhotels.com
Sunday 22 July 2012
It was at a swimming pool in Weymouth that Norman Lomax first saw Sue Austin propelling herself through the water in an adapted wheelchair – and it was something of a eureka moment for him. "As a photographer," he explains, "the best stories are of ordinary people doing extraordinary things – that's what I saw here."
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Less than £200... The price of £173 per person will transport you to the culturally alluring city and sandy shores of Nice on the French Riviera. The easyJet Holidays deal includes a three-night stay at the Hôtel Univers with breakfast and flights from Gatwick on 31 July. holidays.easyjet.com
Thursday 31 May 2012
Two American tourists have been kidnapped while travelling in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Monday 30 April 2012
Saudi Arabia has no evidence that Osama bin Laden's three wives and and reportedly 11 children deported from Pakistan have been involved in terrorism, officials said yesterday in an apparent indication that they will allow the group to remain in the kingdom.
Thursday 05 April 2012
A rocket fired from Egypt's Sinai desert hit a southern Israeli resort city, police said, raising new concerns about militant activity in the mountainous peninsula. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Sinai was becoming a “terror zone.”
Sunday 01 April 2012
Friday 03 February 2012
Gunmen have snatched two female American tourists and their Egyptian guide near in the Sinai.
Saturday 07 January 2012
Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a week-long diving holiday in the Red Sea resorts of Egypt in early February. Prices are per person, based on two sharing, and include flights from London and all-inclusive accommodation.
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