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Good Job NYU

NYU deciding to open an Abu Dhabi just gets more and more embarrassing for the school. You’d think the school would consider academic freedom and the protections of its faculty in the United Arab Emirates. But of course it didn’t. Because it was always about cashing checks.

Mideast Nuclear Projects: A Mix of Progress and Perils

With a nuclear regulatory structure and agency modeled after the US NRC, the United Arab Emirates announced that its Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has submitted an application for an operating license for the first two units at the Barakah nuclear power station. read more

NY Times Reporter Stalked by PI After Criticizing NYU’s Mideast Campus

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

Apparently, writing about hazardous work conditions in the United Arab Emirates is a dangerous decision these days: New York Times journalist reported that she was being tailed by a private in

Omani Blogger Muawiyah Alrawahi Disappeared At UAE Border

Omani blogger Muawiyah Alrawahi was detained while attempting to enter the United Arab Emirates by car from Oman, according to a statement released by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Omani blogger Muawiyah Alrawahi detained for more than a month

New York, March 26, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the welfare of Omani blogger Muawiyah Alrawahi, who was detained while attempting to enter the United Arab Emirates by car from Oman. Alrawahi, who has criticized Omani authorities on his blog and YouTube channel, has long been persecuted...

UAE Fears Houthi Missile Threat to Gulf States, Joins Airstrikes in Yemen

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is taking part in the military operation against the Houthi militant group in Yemen because of a perceived missile threat to the Persian Gulf states, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash said Thursday.

UAE Moves to Purchase Russian Spacecraft Launch Platform

The United Arab Emirates expressed interested in the purchase of the international spacecraft launch platform "Sea Launch”.

IR Class Launches Advisory Committee

IRClass (Indian Register of Shipping) has established a senior level advisory committee in the United Arab Emirates in an effort to increase activity and foster business links in the region.

US to Strengthen Space Security Cooperation With United Arab Emirates

US State Department stated that Washington and Abu Dhabi agreed to enhance bilateral collaboration in space security.

Gerard Butler Gets All Suited Up for Hugo Boss

Gerard Butler keeps a big smile on his face while speaking to a crowd during a photocall for Hugo Boss on Friday afternoon (March 20) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At the event, the 45-year-old actor spent some time with fans, taking pictures with them and answering their questions. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]

Bou Saab denies UAE is targeting Lebanese expats

Lebanon Education Minister Elias Bou Saab denied  on Friday the existence of an official decision in the United Arab Emirates to deport Lebanese expatriates. “The names of the Lebanese who were extradited are on a list that includes 5,000 expats from different nationalities,” Bou Saab told al-Akhbar newspaper. He pointed out that it’s a “routine measure” that is […]

Looking for Origins of Arab Modernism in Kuwait

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — The United Arab Emirates may dominate the popular image of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries today, but for most of the 20th century the region's poster child for oil-fueled prosperity and cosmopolitan aspiration was Kuwait.

Anthesis Continues Global Expansion

Anthesis Group has acquired environmental and sustainability consulting firm TEP, its seventh acquisition in 18 months and second overseas. TEP, based in the United Arab Emirates, is working across the Middle East and India in environmental...Show More Summary

As Professor Is Denied Entry, NYU Abu Dhabi Faces New Pressure to Evolve

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

ABU DHABI, UAE — This week the New York Times reported that New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross was denied permission to visit the United Arab Emirates after publishing numerous articles critical of the labor conditions in the region.

One Million Reasons #WeLoveAE

“English is a passport to explore the world!” – English language learner, United Arab Emirates.

An Interview With the NYU Professor Banned From the United Arab Emirates

While trying to board a flight to Abu Dhabi on Saturday, NYU professor and labor expert Andrew Ross discovered that he was banned from the country for "security reasons." Though he's certainly not the first professor whose views have gotten him barred from the United Arab Emirates, he is the... More »

NYU’s Sellout for Gulf Oil Money Looks Worse and Worse

New York University, supposedly a bastion of education and academic freedom and whose president John Sexton came on strongly against BDS because of academic freedom issues, made a deal with the United Arab Emirates to open a campus in Abu Dhabi. The reason was obvious: cash. And NYU, supposed bastion of education and academic freedom, […]

War of words between Persian Gulf airlines and U.S. carriers heats up

Two United Arab Emirates airlines fended off accusations Tuesday by U.S. carriers who say the state-owned airlines are competing unfairly by accepting multibillion-dollar government subsidies.

Abu Dhabi Successfully Exports Academic Repression to NYU

The New York Times reports that Andrew Ross, a professor at New York University, was barred this weekend from flying to Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, where NYU maintains a fancy, newly built campus: Read more...

Emirates, Etihad rebut U.S. airlines' charge

Emirates, Etihad airliens says financial help from owner United Arab Emirates was not unfair.        

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