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Mysterious Triangle UFO With Three Bright Lights Photographed Over Dubai

A witness in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, photographed a mysterious UFO that hovered over a building. The lights of the UFO formed a triangle shape. According to the unnamed witness in a report submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), filed in Case 76996, the sighting occurred in the early hours of June... Show More Summary

United Arab Emirates Makes Using A VPN A Crime... To Protect The Local Telcos From VoIP Competition

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A few years ago, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) seriously clamped down on the internet, with new regulations designed to silence criticism on the internet. There have also been efforts there to ban the use of BlackBerries and other devices that offer encryption. Show More Summary

Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy. Abu Dhabi's government-backed Masdar, which was part of the winning...Show More Summary

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer)...Show More Summary

Solar-powered plane set to finish around-the-world journey Monday

Sixteen months after first embarking on its historic around-the-world flight attempt, a solar-powered plane is set to complete the last leg of its journey Monday evening with a scheduled landing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  The plane, called Solar Impulse 2, is expected to land at Al Bateen...

Stunning timelapse shows solar-powered plane make its way across the world

It has been 16 months since Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi and started its ambitious around-the-world voyage. Now, it's on the verge of completing the circle.  With just one leg left from Egypt to the United Arab Emirates for...Show More Summary

Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

Exodus of professionals reshapes Qatar

Foreign workers are being laid off in droves amid sweeping cuts to public and private companies in Qatar. ||| Doha - Five years ago Samer Habib left the United Arab Emirates and moved to Qatar, where he opened a restaurant that turned a profit serving Lebanese salads and sandwiches to expats. Show More Summary

US Anti-IS Coalition Envoy to Travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE July 22-26

US Special Envoy for the coalition against the Islamic State Brett McGurk will travel to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to meet with senior officials about efforts against the terror group and to coordinate the next steps in the campaign, according to the US State Department.

‘BTS In Dubai’ Shows Big Hit Entertainment’s Popular K-Pop Boy Group Had A Ton Of Fun In Popular City In The United Arab Emirates [Video]

Ever since the Hallyu Wave saw a major increase back in 2009, both K-pop and K-dramas have been “hitting the road” more, partaking in more work in foreign countries. K-dramas are surely a prime example of this. Back in 2013, The Heirs (also known as The Inheritors and Heritors), starring Lee Min Ho and Park... Show More Summary

AF Lieutenant Anais A. Tobar found dead in UAE room

A couple of people have sent us links to the Miami Herald in regards to the story of Air Force Lieutenant Anais A. Tobar who was found dead in her room in the United Arab Emirates; First Lt. Anais A. Tobar, 25, was found dead in her room, according to a U.S. Air Force spokesperson. […]

From New York to the Arab Gulf, Challenging Global Capitalism to Build Worker Power

Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and other Gulf States have started buying up franchises—and not just McDonald’s. These days the Gulf States are purchasing branches of universities like NYU and museums like the Guggenheim in New York City, part of peppering their societies with the “obligatory landmarks for the global investor […]

Tiny in Dubai: New Miniature Art Installations by Slinkachu

Last time we caught up with miniaturist Slinkachu, the UK-based artist had placed his little people on the streets of Paris, and now he’s brought his signature blink-and-you’ll-miss-them scenes to the United Arab Emirates. Tailoring each tiny tableau to the setting, Slinkachu has captured a series of humorous moments full of ostentatious wealth, surveillance, camels, …

How Star Trek embraced diversity 50 years ago — and continues to do so today

JOHN CHO was in the United Arab Emirates, seeking an Asian husband. “Star Trek Beyond” was shooting in Dubai, and Cho’s character, Sulu, would come out as gay in the new movie. The filmmakers had decided on a simple, brief scene of family reunion in which we glimpse the warm, quiet embrace of the starship Enterprise helmsman, his co-parent […]

US Air Force Lieutenant Found Dead in Her Room in Mid East While Fighting ISIS

US Air Force lieutenant stationed in the United Arab Emirates was discovered dead in her room. She was part of an anti-ISIS team. Authorities are now investigating the mysterious circumstances

Massive Fire Breaks Out In 75 Floor Dubai Skyscraper

In what is the latest outbreak in Dubai's recent incendiary "epidemic", shortly before 3pm local time a fire broke out at a 75-floor residential tower in Dubai, the fifth blaze in a skyscraper in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates inShow More Summary

25-Year-Old Airman Found Dead in Her Room in UAE

An Air Force lieutenant who was sent to the United Arab Emirates to help take on the Islamic State has died at the age of 25, the Miami Herald reports. The Air Force Times IDs her as 1st Lt. Anais A. Tobar, per a Department of Defense press release, which...

Fire breaks out in another Dubai skyscraper

DUBAI (Reuters) - Fire broke out at a 75-storey residential tower in Dubai on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses said, the fifth blaze in a skyscraper in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates in recent years.

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