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Schizophrenic Doha: #5starliving to #thirdworldproblems and back again

I experienced each of the following today:

1- Taking “Limos” or a car service everywhere #5starliving

I started writing this from the back seat of a chauffeured car. 731 more words

Muslim hijabi hipsters fusing fashion with faith

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lampur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have had to get creative. 396 more words

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Abu Dhabi

Being the capital city of the United Arabic Emirates, Abu Dhabi is growing irresistible. With more than 920,000 people living in the city, it is also the capital of the largest emirate. 462 more words


USS Carl Vinson relieves USS George H.W. Bush in Arabian Gulf

The USS Carl Vinson relieved the USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf and began air operations Saturday in Iraq and Syria. The Bush will soon depart the U.S. 1,045 more words

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Conversations with natives: "real" Qataris, politically correct racism, & identity politics

I had an interesting conversation today with my villa-mate. She has some interesting ideas about things, some that I have more patience for and some I have less patience for. 670 more words

Whose Gulf Is It Anyway

Growing up, I learned that the body of water that gave the Gulf War its name was the Persian Gulf. By college, I realized that Arab-Iranian tensions had “boiled over” the naming rights of the aforementioned watery divide, thus leading to its alternative name: the Arabian Gulf. 721 more words


(UPDATE) It's busy out in the Arabian Gulf and about to get busier: U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets return to GHWB - a video report

ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 10, 2014) F/A-18 Hornets land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 127 more words

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