Red Sea

Our choice to follow a predominately meat diet or a predominately plant diet is not without consequence.
Following the attack that killed 42 Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen, we report from Djibouti on the desperate choices
I left Damascus in the morning, sharing a taxi with an Iraqi dentist who lived in Texas, a teenage boy from Daraa, and an old woman whose hands were permanently dyed indigo from years of clothes making.
For me, the story of Noah's Ark is a beautiful metaphor for what happens when it seems like it's the end of the world, and
When our rafts were bitten by crocodiles or hippos, complications presented we hadn't imagined. I call my friend Scott Siegler
Amidst the background of a violent conflict that is destroying Yemen, the UAE seeks to prove to the world that the wealthy emirates are capable of more than just spending billions of dollars to create a first-rate military with advanced weaponry.
In the Suez Canal's first fifty years, ten Red Sea species traveled to the Mediterranean. In its second fifty years, the number increased nearly ten-fold. Today, the number of Red Sea species in the Mediterranean is 447, the majority migrated in the last forty years as the Canal became wider, deeper, and less salty.
Jordan is a destination that is sometimes misunderstood. The land of lost cities and epic adventures like Lawrence of Arabia, it's a place that should be much more popular than it is.
The "Song of the Sea" takes us back each morning to the Jewish peoples' first awareness of God's greatness. It gently reminds us that God is ever-present, and that we all deserve a chance to be wowed and awed by life.
This past week 11 clinicians and medical students in the Red Sea country of Djibouti received training and began a 3-month pilot program to perform tests to detect Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), a degeneration of the lining of the eye, often associated with diabetes.
As to who played the scorpion and who played the crocodile, I'd give the first title "Scorpion" to Dick Cheney and share the second, "Crocodile" between Bush Jr. and Obama. Cheney injected the venom and Bush and Obama have been drowning in it ever since.
"Exodus: Movement of Jah people! Oh-oh-oh, yea-eah!" chants Bob Marley. In his rousing three-minute song "Exodus" he presents a more spiritual feel for Moses than Ridley Scott's 154-minute, whitewashed sword-and-sandals epic.
The widely reported water sharing agreement this week between Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority to link the Red Sea and the Dead Sea has implications over and above the potential increase to agricultural and drinking water resources -- if we don't blow it.
President Barack Obama on Saturday delayed imminent cruise missile strikes by five destroyers off the coast of Syria, and
Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan's strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of Israel, and by extension the U.S., throughout East Africa.
Look, it's Shark Week, so we don't want to make sharks the butt of any jokes in this article -- that would be asinine. It's
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Jordan's capital, Amman, balances more modern elements that add a cosmopolitan flair to the natural beauty of this traditional kingdom.