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30 Uplifting Photos Of Entrepreneurs In The Developing World

Boatmen in India, brick makers in Peru, and fishermen in the United Arab Emirates — these are just a few of the low-income entrepreneurs who make developing countries run. While their income doesn't always factor into the GDP, they undoubtedly contribute to the world economy. Show More Summary

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014: B/R Experts Predict Pole, Race Winner and More

So, after 18 races in 2014, the final stop on the calendar takes us to the United Arab Emirates and the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in Yas Marina. The race for the title between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is still very much alive, andShow More Summary

Prince Harry Calls Out Charities 'Built Around Egos'

Prince Harry shows off his competitive side while competing in the Sentebale Polo Cup at Ghantoot Polo Club on Thursday (November 20) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. On the same day, the 30-year-old royal rocked a suit while speaking at a dinner after the Sentebale Polo Cup at Ghantoot Polo Club. PHOTOS: Check out [...]

World View: Gulf Nations Paper over Their Differences for GCC Summit in December

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Gulf nations paper over their differences for GCC Summit in December United Arab Emirates identifies 86 terrorist groups Egypt may be considering release of al-Jazeera reporters...Show More Summary

Days Before UAE Terror Designation, CAIR Awards PIJ Board Member

Officials at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) have expressed astonishment and confusion over a decision by the United Arab Emirates to include the American-Islamist organization on a list of terrorist groups. "Well this is shocking to us in the first place," CAIR co-founder and Executive Director Nihad Awad told CNN Tuesday. Show More Summary

Sahand Hesamiyan's first solo show in the United Arab Emirates opens at the Third Line

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Third Line presents Khalvat, Sahand Hesamiyan?s first solo show in the UAE. Sahand?s practice primarily explores contemporary sculptural directions, which take cue from Islamic architecture and present ancient concepts of transcendence in a modern context. Show More Summary

Report: Amnesty International slams Abu Dhabi ahead of F1 race

Human rights and motor racing don't typically belong in the same sentence, but a damning report issued by Amnesty International regarding political dissent in the United Arab Emirates was just released ahead of the upcoming Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Show More Summary

The Phantom Emirate of Al-Ahwaz

3 days agoOdd : Strange Maps

You've probably never heard of Al-Ahwaz. But if push comes to shove, this Arab region of Iran could become a new flashpoint in the Middle East. The Emirate in waiting already has a flag - and, of course, a map... Read More

UAE declares CAIR a terrorist organization – and PS: Muslims discovered America

Many of us wonder which Muslim countries will publicly take a stand against Islamic terrorism? Well, it seems we have a definitive answer from one nation – the United Arab Emirates (UAE). I’ve previously stated the other major country standing against Islamic terrorism is Egypt – funny thing, it was Egypt and the UAE who […]

Well, Well, Well . . .

The irony here is indeed delicious. US group CAIR named terrorist organization by United Arab Emirates The linked story is worth reading. This shouldn’t really be a surprise, though.  In 2007, CAIR was named (along with a sh!tload of others) as an unindicted co-conspirator in a plot to funnel money to Hamas.  They’ve also long […]

Why the U.A.E. is calling 2 American groups terrorists

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

United Arab Emirates released a list of designated terrorist groups and organizations over the weekend, with more than 80 different groups from around the world blacklisted. The list covers a variety of well-known names, including al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, al Shabab and Boko Haram. Read full article >>

3 ways the U.A.E. is the Sparta of the modern-day Middle East

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

"Little Sparta." That's the term invoked by retired Marine Gen. James Mattis when speaking of the United Arab Emirates, a Gulf state whose close security ties with the U.S. were the subject of an expose last week in The Washington Post. And according to my colleague Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Mattis is not the only U.S. military official who favorably […]

TRG Summit 2015

TRG Summit 2015 TRG is announcing its annual meeting to be held in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, January 28-31, 2015. The meeting is under the authorization of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) and the United Arab Emirates Chess Federation (UAECF).Please read more details here. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

3 ways the U.A.E. is the Sparta of the modern-day Middle East

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

"Little Sparta." That's the term invoked by retired Marine Gen. James Mattis when speaking of the United Arab Emirates, a Gulf state whose close security ties with the U.S. were the subject of an expose last week in The Washington Post. Show More Summary

Why the U.A.E. is calling 2 American groups terrorists

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

United Arab Emirates released a list of designated terrorist groups and organizations over the weekend, with more than 80 different groups from around the world blacklisted. The list covers a variety of well-known names, including al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, al Shabab and Boko Haram. It is the inclusion of two very specific groups, however, that made the list […]

Car Bombs Target Egyptian, UAE Embassies in Libya

(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Car bombs went off outside the Egyptian and United Arab Emirates embassies in the Libyan capital on Thursday, causing some damage to the long-shuttered buildings but no casualties, officials said. The near-simultaneous explosions rocked the upscale neighborhood housing foreign missions, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were…

Salt Domes in Arabia Dating From Ediacaran & Cryogenian NeoProterozoic

Salt domes of the UAE and Oman: probing eastern ArabiaAuthors:Thomas et alAbstract:The emergent salt domes of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been investigated in detail and examples from central Oman have been studied for comparison. Show More Summary

Qatar's hosting of GCC summit in further jeopardy following Gulf states' handball boycott

By James M. Dorsey A decision by the handball federations of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to boycott the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship to be hosted by Qatar in January signals the failure of efforts to reconcile theShow More Summary

Circo Expands to Abu Dhabi; Dominique Ansel's Cookie Contest

Plus, a heritage pork-themed dinner in Texas. ABU DHABI— The Maccioni family, which owns and operates NYC's legendary Le Cirque, has expanded to Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. The Maccioni crew will swing the doors open at its...Show More Summary

The UAE is Rapidly Becoming One of the Middle East's Most Formidable Military Powers

This story originally appeared at Business Insider: The United Arab Emirates is flexing its military muscle in a chaotic, post-Arab Spring Middle East. What was once a nation with a limited presence on the international stage is acquiring...Show More Summary

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