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IS affiliate claims responsibility for Saudi police bombing

...Hijaz" in its name is a reference to the historic western part of Saudi Arabia that is home to Islam's holiest sites of Mecca and Medina. The name raises the specter of future assaults in this part of Saudi Arabia, which has not seen terrorist attacks...
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NHL will explore expansion, with Las Vegas among candidates this growing desert town - while also realizing the risk of jumping into another non-traditional market and a gambling mecca."We're going to take a deep dive and look at what there is in terms of the interest that's being expressed," Bettman...
McElwain returns to Alabama with Colorado State

...McElwain has labored in college football's "Mecca" under Alabama coach Nick Saban and run...organization's opportunity to go see the 'Mecca,' to see what it's all about."And...parking attendants. Everything that makes Mecca Mecca.McElwain was the Crimson Tide's...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Sedona's New-Age mecca lifestyle is too rich for some

...ASSOCIATED PRESS Sedona's New-Age mecca lifestyle is too rich for some Last...lives among the red rocks that make this a mecca for the rich and those drawn by its mystical...towns: As the city of 15,000 becomes a mecca for tourism, New Age devotees and affluent...
Saudis foil embassy attack, arrest 93

...nations. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest sites in Mecca and Medina.Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour...the Land of the Two Holy Mosques" in reference to sites in Mecca and Medina, trained in desolate areas in the central ultraconservative...
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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...trillions of dollars' worth of oil and gas reserves and which Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin recently termed "Russia's Mecca."Just last month, Russia launched military maneuvers with tens of thousands of servicemen, dozens of ships and submarines...
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...state head tax dollars, if not for the sake of the communities that rely on tourism then for the state itself, which stands much to lose if its port cities can no longer keep up with the wear and tear that comes with being a tourism mecca.
Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm, opening the door and going outside.Most people aren't as lucky as we are living in Juneau. We're surrounded by a mecca of outdoor opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. We have 1,500 miles of glacial wilderness to explore on one...
Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...Two of those were at Utah's Zion and one at Glacier in Montana.The park service celebrates Yosemite's role as a climbing mecca, but struggles to stop people from illegally leaping off the cliffs. Jumpers who are caught get fined and see their equipment...
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Juneau Empire Online Local News: Reputation of Valdez theater conference is growing 8/10/98

...Theatre Conference has opened at Prince William Sound Community College, transforming this oil pipeline hub into something of a Mecca-in-the-wilderness for playhouse fans. Would-be thespians will be mingling all week with nationally known playwrights...


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