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What it’s like for an Arab to go on vacation. I have a full-time job.

What it’s like for an Arab to go on vacation

By Jordanian standards I have a decent job – as a presenter on the drivetime programme of a local radio station. Once a year I feel entitled to go on a summer vacation and for a week or two forget about everything else that matters. Ifikra : Twitter user kidnapped 12 hours... Arab Spring - Le Printemps arabe. Saudi Arabia - Arabie Saoudite.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Émirats arabes unis

La géostratégie expliquée aux blondes - L'Orient c'est Moyen. Where to Buy Booze in the Middle East - Elizabeth Weingarten - International. The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council are notorious for their stringent alcohol laws.

Where to Buy Booze in the Middle East - Elizabeth Weingarten - International

But while you can't legally sip a gin and tonic in Saudi Arabia, you can in Dubai -- if you have a license, and you're not Muslim. In Qatar, it's trickier still: You can only order that glass of Pinot Grigio in one of Doha's glossy four or five-star hotels. Confused?

Libye - Libya

Information in the Middle East. Iraq / Irak. Egypt - Égypte. Iran, you ran, they ran... Israel. Palestine. Israelo Palestinian conflict de canard. Liban - lebanon. Syrie - Syria. Yémen - Yemen. Turkey - Turquie.

Kurdistan. Tunisie.