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Few details month after reporters detained in Iran

10 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment.

A Solar-Powered Oasis To Bring Food To Desert Cities

Modular greenhouses plus a very long conveyor belt could help create a new agricultural system for growing food in the desert. Some Middle Eastern countries, like Qatar and United Arab Emirates, import more than 90% of their food. It's a situation that is getting more expensive, and more energy-intensive, as local cities grow. Show More Summary

UAE Warns Citizens To Avoid Arab Area Of London

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued advice to its citizens travelling in London that includes avoiding the most heavily Arab populated area of the City. The map of “danger areas” in London includes Edgware Road, a road famed for its Middle Eastern Cuisine which has various nicknames amongst locals such as 'Little Cairo' and 'Little Beirut'. Show More Summary

Some see Qatar's hand in collapse of Gaza talks

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields its influence over a Palestinian militant group with few friends left.

Dubai's Nakheel to pay $2.1 billion in debt early

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's developer Nakheel behind the famed man-made palm-shaped islands said Wednesday it is repaying 7.9 billion dirhams, or roughly $2.15 billion this month — nearly four years before the last installment is due.

That Apple Store in the United Arab Emirates could be the world’s largest

Middle East luxury lifestyle magazine Edgar claims “insider knowledge” that the planned Apple Store in the United Arab Emirates will be the largest in the world, and will be located in a huge shopping mall in Dubai. US-based tech giant Apple will open its biggest store in the world at Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates, EDGAR […]

Apple Reportedly Building 'World's Largest' Apple Store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Last week, Apple posted retail job listings for a future retail store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, hinting that the company will soon open its first store in the Middle East. Now, Middle East website reports...Show More Summary

21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival

21st Abu Dhabi International Chess FestivalAug 19, 2014The 21st Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival Masters Tournament will take place from 20-29th August at the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates.The FestivalShow More Summary

Al Ain take AFC advantage over Saudis

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates have one foot in the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League after a convincing 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabian giants Al Ittihad. Ismail Ahmed and Asamoah Gyan scored in the second half of their quarter-final first leg in front of a capacity crowd at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain. Show More Summary

15-year-old Norwegian to play UAE friendly

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A 15-year-old has been selected by Norway for their upcoming friendly against the United Arab Emirates on Aug. 27, making him the youngest ever player to be called into the squad.

Ebola scare prompts UAE airline to disinfect plane

THE NATIONAL airline of the United Arab Emirates said Monday it has disinfected one of its planes after health authorities there announced that a Nigerian woman who died after flying to the capital, Abu Dhabi, may have been infected with the Ebola virus.

Man with many piercings denied entry to Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub.

World's Most Pierced Man Denied Entry To Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai nightclub that hoped to feature a man who holds the world record for having the most piercings says he wa... Read more: Man With Piercings Denied Entry to Dubai, Most Piercings, Rolf Buchholz...Show More Summary

Apple begins hiring for first Middle Eastern retail store

Apple doesn’t have an official retail presence in the Middle East… yet. Recent job listings spotted by ifoAppleStore indicate that the company is looking to open at least one store in the United Arab Emirates by next year. “The job … Read more ›

Apple Hiring for Future Retail Store in United Arab Emirates

Apple today posted retail job listings for a future store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, indicating that the company may be soon opening its first store in the Middle East. The postings were initially spotted by ifoAppleStore...Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for August 12, 2014

All Times Eastern Basketball FIBA U-17 World Championship Round of 16, City Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates USA vs. Japan — ESPNU, 6:15 a.m. CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Toronto Argonauts — ESPN3, 7:30 p.m. College Basketball Exhibition, Nassau, Bahamas Kentucky vs. Puerto Rico — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, […]

UAE’s Al-Semman Farms chooses EMKA Incubators

Al-Semman Farms, a high-tech, professionally managed quail farm and processing plant located in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, has completed construction of a new facility.

Ajmal reported for suspect bowling action

last weekNews : The Newsroom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has been reported for suspect bowling action for the second time in his career and will undergo further testing over the next three weeks.

ARAB LEADERS Turn Against Hamas Terrorists (Video)

ARAB LEADERS Turn Against Hamas Terrorists Across the Middle East Arab leaders are turning against Hamas. Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are looking the other way leaving Hamas alone. Across the Arab world, leaders are looking … Continue reading ?

Arab regimes use malware to track journalists

By JOSEPH MARKS U.S. allies Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, along with Syria, are using malicious email and Facebook messages to track and entrap journalists, dissidents and campaigners, who face jail and torture if identified and arrested, according to a new study. Show More Summary

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