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Asia's 50 best restaurants 2015
Victory for Indian chef's eatery in Bangkok marks second year of success for Thai capital in San Pellegrino Asia's 50 Best Restaurant Awards

Palestinian

Travelers reassess plans, cancel trips amid Mideast conflict

Travelers reassess plans, cancel trips amid Mideast conflict

Violence in the Middle East has some tourists fearing their personal safety could be threatened by traveling to Israel and surrounding areas
Palestinian village named newest World Heritage Site

Palestinian village named newest World Heritage Site

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee names Battir to the organization's World Heritage List
The man who brought beer to Palestine

The man who brought beer to Palestine

Two decades ago Nadim Khoury founded Taybeh Brewery. Today, his beer is served in the West Bank, and around the world
Gaza conflict hampers Bethlehem holiday tourism

Gaza conflict hampers Bethlehem holiday tourism

Authorities in the holy West Bank town say Christians have been canceling their Christmas pilgrimages