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Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants s...

New building in the Arab desert looks like a an alien spaceship fleet

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This is Zaha Hadid's latest building, the headquarters for UAE's environmental management company Bee'ah, in the emirate of Sharjah. The company says that Hadid's "design team found inspiration in sand formations created by the wind's movement and direction." Read more...

My Four Heroes (Three Survived) of 2014

This fall I had an out of office email auto-reply on most days, traveling across Mexico, Azerbaijan, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, and beyond to meet with youth leaders. Four millennials I connected with along the way define leadership for our generation. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Monday. 1. Oil-rich countries Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates blamed the slump in oil prices on producers outside OPEC during an energy conference on Sunday and stood by the organisation's decision last month not to curb output. 2. Show More Summary

‘Irresponsible’ oil producers should cut their output

OIL producers outside of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) should cut their “irresponsible” output with excess supplies harming the market, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) energy minister said. ||| OIL producers...Show More Summary

Saudi Oil Chief: Cheap Gas Isn't a Conspiracy

Saudi Arabia's oil chief says that allegations the kingdom conspired to bring oil prices down to harm its neighbors are false. Petroleum Minister Ali Naimi said at an oil summit in the United Arab Emirates today that "the best thing for everybody is to let the most efficient produce." His...

Potential UK club acquisition could help Qatar polish its image

By James M. Dorsey Qatar has booked two recent successes in what has become an uphill struggle to improve its tarnished image: a papering over of its rift with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates sparked by Qatari support for the...Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Golf: For Jbe Kruger, Hole in One and Share of Lead

5 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Kruger had a hole in one as he shot an eight-under-par 64 for a share of the third-round lead in the Asian Tour’s season-ending Dubai Open in the United Arab Emirates.

First Ferrari Sergio delivered to the UAE

The first Ferrari Sergio has arrived in the United Arab Emirates and been delivered to its new owner, the SBH Royal Auto Gallery, during the recent Ferrari Finali Mondiali. Designed by Pininfarina, only six of these incredibly unique roadsters are being built. Read the rest of the story at: First Ferrari Sergio delivered to the UAE

Eva Longoria Explains Why She's a Diehard Cowboys Fan

Eva Longoria looks stunning as she arrives at the Global Gift Gala held during the 2014 Dubai International Film Festival at White Dubai on Sunday (December 14) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Earlier in the day, the 39-year-old actress attended a press conference for the event held at the Madinat Jumeriah Complex. Eva recently opened [...]

The Phantom Emirate of Ahwaz

last weekOdd : Strange Maps

You've probably never heard of 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

Gulf markets plunge as OPEC says 'no set price' for oil (NICE FED-ESQUE JAWBONING!)

``"We are not going to change our minds because the prices went to $60 or to $40," Suhail Al-Mazrouei, the United Arab Emirates' oil minister said at the conference, according to Bloomberg. "We're not targeting a price; the market will stabilize itself."'' -- Somehow we doubt what is going on here is that OPEC has gotten "free market religion"...

Crude Crash Set To Continue After Arab Emirates Hint $40 Oil Coming Next

In space, no one can hear you scream... unless you happen to be Venezuela's (soon to be former) leader Nicolas Maduro, who has been doing a lot of scream this morning following news that UAE's Energy Minister Suhail Al-Mazrouei saidShow More Summary

See Elvis Presley’s Omega & Other Vintage Watches Sold at Antiquorum

Yesterday at New York’s Roosevelt Hotel, Antiquorum held the “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction, welcoming buyers from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and more. The auction netted almost $4.7 million… The post See Elvis Presley’s Omega & Other Vintage Watches Sold at Antiquorum appeared first on Selectism.

Emily Blunt Stuns at IWC Filmmaker Award Night After Getting Nominated for Golden Globe

Emily Blunt is gorgeous in green while attending the 2014 IWC Filmmaker Award Night held at The One & Only Royal Mirage on Thursday (December 11) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Earlier in the day, it was revealed that the 31-year-old actress nabbed a 2015 Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress for her role in [...]

The Dubai Film Festival Diaries: Opening Night, the IWC Filmmaker Award and Virginia Madsen

Emily Blunt poses with fans as she attends the Opening Night Gala during day one of the 11th Annual Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah Complex on December 10, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for DIFF) I always feel like I'm coming home to the Dubai International Film Festival. Show More Summary

Dubai is first Arab city to get Google Street View

You can now see some of the tallest buildings in the world on Google Street View. Google has expanded the service to the city to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, the company announced Monday. It marks the first time a city in an Arab...Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia extends detention of women arrested for driving, relative says

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two Saudi women detained nearly a week ago for violating the kingdom's female driving ban were ordered held for 25 more days on Sunday, a relative said. The women, who were arrested Dec. 1 after drivingShow More Summary

Woman who stabbed U.S. teacher in UAE was 'lone terrorist': agency

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

DUBAI (Reuters) - A United Arab Emirates woman who killed an American teacher last week has been inspired by "terrorist ideology" acquired through the Internet but investigators have found no links to militant groups, the state news agency WAM reported on Sunday. Show More Summary

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