Month: September 2005

Movie Talk

Since subscribing to Netflix, our trips to the local movie theater have grown scarce, amounting to a visit a month — a huge cut from the frequent visits during our Doha days. I guess having access to a huge library of foreign, independent and mainstream movies makes you think twice before spending extra dough on …

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Madaba shines

For centuries a place of pilgrimage, the ancient Biblical town of Madaba opened its first three-star hotel on Tuesday as part of a strategy to encourage visitors to stop over, while providing job opportunities for local people. The Madaba Inn Hotel, owned by the Social Security Corporation, is situated in the heart of the town …

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Uplifting news of the day

Muslim, Christian youth discuss tolerance challenges AMMAN, Jordan — Arab Muslim and Christian youth are meeting in Amman for a dialog aimed at enhancing the "exemplary" religious coexistence in the region and protect it against outside interference. Participants at the "Muslim and Christian Youth and Challenges to Coexistence" symposium, which opened yesterday at King Hussein …

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