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Middle East hotels turn in mixed results in October

Related Articles JEDDAH: Middle East hotels in October turned in mixed results across key performance indicators, industry tracker STR said in its latest report on the region’s hospitality sector.The STR report likewise noted year-on-year improvements in Africa’s hotel business, noting ...

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Troubling Turn in Afghan War: Taliban Profits Soar by Making Heroin

KABUL, Afghanistan — The labs themselves are simple, tucked into nondescript huts or caves: a couple-dozen empty barrels for mixing, sacks or gallon jugs of precursor chemicals, piles of firewood, a press machine, a generator and a water pump with ...

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Jeddah hotels turn in strong performance for September

DUBAI: Jeddah hotels performed strongly in September with room occupancy and room rates rising over the previous year, global hotel industry tracker STR said on Thursday.For the month, hotel occupancy rates rose by 3.5 percent to 70.2 percent while average ...

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Weary of Candidates’ Broken Promises, Liberians Turn the Tables

MONROVIA, Liberia — For years, politicians have gamed the system during election season in Liberia, handing out food, money and clothes with promises of future largess, only to disappear behind tinted S.U.V. windows once they get into office. But Liberians ...

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Richard Branson to turn 50 Saudi islands into luxury tourism destinations

Red Sea project is expected to generate 35,000 jobs, according to the Saudi government Virgin airlines founder Richard Branson will invest in a Red Sea project that aims to turn 50 Saudi Arabian islands into luxury tourism destinations, the Saudi ...

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