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Happy Birthday to Bahrain!

Bahrainis observing public prayers in Manama, the capital and largest city of Bahrain. *Photo from Wikipedia D

2018-12-16

Happy Birthday to Kenya!

Kenyan women. *Photo from Wikipedia December 12 is Jamhuri Day, celebrates the independence of Kenya from Brit

2018-12-12

Happy Birthday to Finland!

Helsinki, the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland. *Photo from Wikipedia December 6 is Inde

2018-12-06

Happy Birthday to UAE!

Abras on the Dubai Creek. An abra is a traditional boat made of wood and abras are used to ferry people across

2018-12-02

Happy Birthday to Barbados!

International pop star Rihanna, a native of Barbados. *Photo from Wikipedia November 30 is Independence Day, c

2018-11-30

Happy Birthday to Albania!

The Albanian iso-polyphony, a traditional part of Albanian folk music and, as such, is included in UNESCO&#821

2018-11-28

Happy Birthday to Mauritania!

Road from Nouakchott to the Mauritanian–Senegalese border. *Photo from Wikipedia November 28 is Independence D

2018-11-28

Happy Birthday to Panama!

Pacific Side entrance of Panama Canal. *Photo from Wikipedia November 28 is Independence Day, which celebrates

2018-11-28

Happy Birthday to Mongolia!

Traditional Mongolian wrestling. *Photo from Wikipedia November 26 is Independence Day, celebrates the indepen

2018-11-26

Happy Birthday to Suriname!

Paramaribo, the capital and largest city of Suriname. *Photo from Wikipedia November 25 is Independence Day, c

2018-11-25

Happy Birthday to Lebanon!

Temple of Bacchus, which is considered one of the best preserved Roman temples in the world. *Photo from Wikip

2018-11-22

Happy Birthday to Morocco!

Moroccan football fans. *Photo from Wikipedia November 18 is Independence Day, celebrates the independence of

2018-11-18

Happy Oman’s National Day!

Traditional Omani Food. *Photo from Wikipedia November 18 is Oman’s National Day, celebrates independenc

2018-11-18

Happy Birthday to Latvia!

The old town of Riga, the capital and largest city of Latvia. *Photo from Wikipedia November 18 is Independenc

2018-11-18

Happy Birthday to Palestine!

A Palestinian youth serving Falafel. *Photo from Wikipedia November 15 is Palestinian Independence Day, unilat

2018-11-15

Happy Birthday to Angola!

Angolan woman with children. *Photo from Wikipedia November 11 is Independence Day, celebrates the independenc

2018-11-11

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