Posts Tagged Middle East

Correction: Arab Museum-Little Syria story

DETROIT (AP) — In a story March 27 about a ‘Little Syria’ exhibit going to Ellis Island, The Associated Press, due to incorrect information from the Arab American National Museum, erroneously reported the date the exhibit will open. It opens Oct. 1, 2016, not Oct. 1 of this year.

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Turin Egyptian Museum gets overhaul of pharaonic proportions

The inner coffin of Kha is seen at the Egyptian Museum of Turin, Italy, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. The museum, containing the world’s second-largest collection of Egyptian artifacts after Cairo, is unveiling its new digs, including state-of-the art displays and an exhibit space double the original, allowing ancient artifacts to come out of storage and be seen by the public for the first time. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

TURIN, Italy (AP) — For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum’s new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of the collection and exhibit space of near-pharaonic proportions.

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CAF rejects Tunisian appeal against $50K fine but no ban

CAIRO (AP) — The Confederation of African Football said Tuesday it had rejected an appeal by Tunisia against a $50,000 fine for violent conduct by its players at the African Cup of Nations.

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Turkish Cypriot soccer boss: no going back on Cyprus FA deal

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — In an effort to do away with decades of isolation, the president of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot soccer association said Monday he’s determined to follow through with a decision to join the Cyprus Football Association.

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Cote de Pablo returns to CBS in ‘The Dovekeepers’ miniseries

This photo provided by CBS shows, Cote de Pablo as Shirah, in the new CBS two-night miniseries “The Dovekeepers,” based on the best-selling novel of the same name. The series from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, will be broadcast Tuesday, March 31, 2015, and Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (AP Photo/CBS, Kurt Arrigo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cote de Pablo was vacationing in Greece when she received the script for “The Dovekeepers,” a miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s best-selling novel.

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