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Travel to the Wonders of the World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

Smoke billows following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Aug. 8, 2014. (credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel-Hamas War Resumes As 3-Day Truce Expires

Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.

08/08/2014

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ridiculed Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza, accusing the Israeli government of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler.” (Photo credit should read Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish Prime Minister: Israel Has ‘Surpassed What Hitler Did To Them’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ridiculed Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza, accusing the Israeli government of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler.”

07/25/2014

Egyptians examine a taxi damaged by a bomb attack in Cairo. (Ed Giles/Getty Images)

Bombings Rock Egyptian Capital, Killing 6 People

A string of attacks has struck Egypt on the eve of the third anniversary of the revolution that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.

01/25/2014

A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said. (GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt: Detained US Citizen Found Dead in Cell

A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said.

10/13/2013

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi fires fireworks towards police during clashes in Cairo on August 14, 2013, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead. The clearance operation began shortly after dawn when security forces surrounded the sprawling Rabaa al-Adawiya camp in east Cairo and a similar one at Al-Nahda square, in the centre of the capital. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / MOSAAB EL-SHAMY)

Companies Halt Operations Amid Violence In Egypt

A number of international companies have suspended operations in Egypt as three days of violent street battles make the streets of Cairo unsafe.

08/16/2013

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stand amongst debris during a violent crackdown by Egyptian Security Forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (credit: Ed Giles/Getty Images)

Egyptian Gov’t Authorizes Use Of Deadly Force As Muslim Brotherhood Calls For ‘Day Of Rage’

The Muslim Brotherhood called for nationwide marches after Friday prayers and a “day of rage” to denounce this week’s unprecedented bloodshed.

08/16/2013

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi stand amongst debris during a violent crackdown by Egyptian Security Forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (credit: Ed Giles/Getty Images)

CBS News: Death Toll In Egypt Protests Rises To 525

According to CBS News, the Egyptian Health Ministry said Thursday that the death toll from clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president had risen to 421 and are expected to continue rising.

08/15/2013

Egypt's presidency said Wednesday that diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve the standoff between the country's military-backed interim leadership and the Muslim Brotherhood have failed.(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Egypt Says Diplomacy Has Failed To Resolve Crisis, Muslim Brotherhood To Blame

Egypt’s presidency said Wednesday that diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve the standoff between the country’s military-backed interim leadership and the Muslim Brotherhood have failed.

08/07/2013

As violence in Egypt turned increasingly deadly Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Mideast nation was at "a pivotal moment" more than two years since the uprising ousted the longtime President Hosni Mubarak. (Photo by Ed Giles/Getty Images).

Kerry: Egypt At ‘Pivotal Moment’ In History

As violence in Egypt turned increasingly deadly Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Mideast nation was at “a pivotal moment” more than two years since the uprising ousted the longtime President Hosni Mubarak.

07/27/2013

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