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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Wednesday 31 August 2011
Israel intensified a high-security alert along its border with Egypt yesterday after a warning that there might be a second wave of attacks by a militant cell of infiltrators.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Saturday 23 July 2011
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Saturday 09 July 2011
Thursday 30 June 2011
At least five Saudi women have been taken into custody accused of defying the men-only driving rule, an activist said yesterday.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Iran has sent submarines to the Red Sea, the semi-official Fars news agency has reported, in a move that could anger Israel.
Sunday 15 May 2011
1. Italian Adriatic: Seven nights in a Maxi Tent, sleeping up to six, at Camping Residence Village with Canvas Holidays (canvasholidays. co.uk) costs £134 in total, including return ferry crossings.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Sunday 17 April 2011
Saturday 02 April 2011
Saturday 19 March 2011
Saturday 12 February 2011
Hosni Mubarak has chosen, for the time being at least, not to leave his homeland but go into internal exile at his villa in Sharm el-Sheikh, according to reports coming from Egypt yesterday.
Wednesday 09 February 2011
British tourists holidaying in Egypt spoke of their anger today after a low-cost airline axed flights to a Red Sea resort.
Friday 04 February 2011
The tour operator Tui Travel has admitted that the political and civil unrest in Egypt and Tunisia could knock up to £30m off its second-quarter revenues. The setback in the two North African countries came as the group behind Thomson Holidays posted reduced losses for the previous three months.
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