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  1. Yes and no. Their security concept is based on profiling, so is discriminatory by definition, but in general they fuck everyone in the ass equally.   If you tell them you are intending to visit West Bank, they will fuck you in the ass, in the throat and in the nose, regardless if you are Muslim or just a left wing activist intending to paint just another nice graffiti. I suppose, most Muslims from the US want to visit their relatives there, so they are subject to more thorough checks, but not because they are Muslims, rather because they visit a region which is a constant source of terrorism.   But anyway, they will allow you in. They will fuck you in all holes, but they allow you in, no blanket ban.   Sorry for abuse of swearwords, but their security is really tough, not a pleasant experience (and I am neither Muslim nor visited West Bank).  
  2. Passport recognition is definitely a right of a country. But that has nothing to do with denial of entry.   Notable country which is not recognized by most of the world, but still has visa free access is Republic of China. No, another China, not People's Republic. See here: no visa for Europe, no visa for USA:   In addition, Taiwanese driver license valid for exchange in Germany. They call it "driver licenses issued by de facto authorities in Taiwan", and note "Germany and Taiwan hold no diplomatic relations".   A Taiwanese national can also fly via PRC airports from Taiwan to Europe, no problem. For entering China they need to apply for special permit, their Taiwanese ID not recognized. But they can fly through.    
  3. This is also mentioned in the OP. This is not a topic of discussion. The motivation of that Israeli is really irrelevant.   It is also not under discussion that Kuwait airlines cannot circumvent Kuwait laws. The point of discussion is why Kuwait law applies in Germany. If German laws applied, Kuwait government, for example, could think if they want to tolerate Israelis in order to operate in Europe, or not tolerate and lose European customers. But since German courts have no balls, they do what they want. I do not blame them.
  4. How do you know that? The ticket was canceled even before the airline could see his passport. Despite Israeli passport not recognized, it is de facto tolerated in certain cases. For example, Saudi Arabia does issue visas to Israeli Muslims wanting to visit Mecca.
  5. International transit without leaving airport. In this case the passenger does not have any contact with Kuwait authorities and does not enter Hoheitsgebiet of Kuwait.   Most Gulf airlines tolerate Israeli passport holders, i.e. the same flight by Emirates via Dubai would have been possible.    
  6. Arabian boykott of Israel is well known. What is surprising here that Kuwait law applies in Germany.   So, if I buy a ticket on TGV from Frankfurt to Saarbrücken I cannot wear burqa because French law applies and not German law?   Alternatively, if I buy a ticket for KLM (Royal Dutch) airline I can smoke weed at Frankfurt airport? I am non smoker, but that would have been funny.
  7. Case: Israeli citizen in Germany bought a flight ticket Frankfurt-Kuwait-Bangkok. The airline canceled the ticket when it found out about their nationality. They offered replacement ticket to Bangkok by other airline.   Offer refused. The customer wanted refund and compensation for discrimination.   Court in Frankfurt: since the law of Kuwait doesn't allow taking Israelis as passengers, they cannot do it. In addition, German anti-discrimination law bans discrimination by race, religion or ethical background. It doesn't ban discrimination by citizenship.   Source:,22222222-2222-2222-2222-222222222222,true
  8. Explorers who go missing

    Internet is full of information. Nobody is interested in reading simple travel blogs any more. I have written a travel blog for 10 years, then closed and will not reopen. I am definitely not the type who would travel to some remote tribes or risk a life by visiting Taliban/IS main base etc.   But those crazy who do that, they will have so much material for blog posts and a book for the next several decades. Yes, people do that crazy things to write a book.    Just like mountaineers. Take Reinhold Messner. He makes so much money via his books and museums in South Tyrol, all describing his climbs in 1970s. But he deserves it. I don't know if he really planned his life so, that he would write books and give lectures for the rest of his life, but that is a notable achievement.
  9. I don't know about US, but in Germany it is a crime to give a car to someone who has no driving license. So, basically it is a responsibility of a car owner to check the license.   At the same time, it is legal to rent a car to a person without driving license, the rental company just have to know who will drive instead.
  10. Nope, this will not happen. Unlike in Italy, the owner of the vehicle (German term: Besitzer, while the Eigentümer was the rental company) is not liable for traffic violations (except for towing due to false parking).   Reports here on TT which I've read over the years are that either they will not do anything or they will indeed send a fine to Australia or US.    
  11. Yes, this is what I think.   Laugh as much as you want, just do not smoke in front of me, that's it. And the cigarette is not occasional, stop lying. Germans, especially older ones, smoke like a steam engine train. Not one cigarette.
  12. Apples to apples: you at the bus stop also breath emissions from cars passing for those 10 minutes. I said, that health effect from that is way lower than breathing cigarette smoke. Situation is different if you work at the parking garage, maybe.
  13. Explorers who go missing

    What is fantastic about living in a free country is that you can do whatever you fucking want without asking for permission of Central Committee of the Communist Party of United Soviet Socialist Republic of Great Britain and People's Republic of Northern Ireland. People from free countries do not value that.   There is no need for "purpose" to explore things. The thing is, you never know what is useful and what will be useful in future. Many useful things were invented by free people making fun.   That's why, better not to judge. There are gazillion of fathers not taking care of their kids, so what?
  14. In Germany it is the actual driver who pays the fine.   You agreeing that you were driving is not a good idea: if the speed limit qualifies for points in Flensburg (20 kmh over speed limit), that information will go to driving license authority which can discover that you do not have a driving license. You will be in a very deep shit if this happens because you will not be able to tell that your uncle was driving retroactively.   On the other hand, cameras usually show the face of the driver, so maybe I am over-dramatizing it.   Anyway, do not pay these fines in future.
  15. Is Euro accepted in Balkans?

    Which country? Slovenia, Montenegro and Kosovo actually use euro as a national currency (the last two are not in Eurozone, they just import euros).   I believe you can exchange euros for local currency everywhere in Europe.