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  • Gulf states schedule special meeting over Iran-UAE island dispute

     
    Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states are scheduled to meet in the Saudi capital of Riyadh following a visit by Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a disputed island earlier this week--a move that has sparked a...
  • Afghan's botched attack on Western officials revealed

     
    REPORTING FROM A U.S. AIRCRAFT -- An attempted attack Wednesday at a southern Afghanistan air base targeted a top Marine commander and his British deputy as they stood near the runway awaiting an airplane carrying Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, a...
  • Obama administration steps in to help referee foreign BlackBerry bans

     
    As the White House learned in January, don't try to take away President Obama's BlackBerry. The Obama administration is butting into the mucky plans in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and now Indonesia for blocking some services associated with.......
  • LEBANON: Government considers suspending BlackBerry services over security concerns

     
    Lebanon could be the next country in the Middle East to suspend certain BlackBerry smart phone services over security concerns if the government cannot reach a compromise with the Canada-based manufacturer, Research In Motion (RIM). Concerns stem from...
  • DUBAI: Police issue stern warning against violating Ramadan fast

     
    Dubai police have warned the public that it will not go easy on violators of virtue during the holy fasting month of Ramadan. In a statement issued by Dubai police earlier this week, Colonel Mohammad Nasser Razooqi advised the public......
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Top religious leader calls for restrictions on marriages to foreigners

     
    The leading Islamic scholar of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai's Grand Mufti Ahmad Bin Abdul Aziz Haddad, appears to be deeply concerned over the growing numbers of Emirati men that are marrying foreign women. His solution: Curb mixed marriages and......
  • ARAB WORLD: Opinions grim about new peace talks

     
    When Middle East peace talks began this month in Washington, there were glimmers of optimism and excitement over the renewed discourse between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, which hadn't engaged in direct talks in almost two years. But since then,....
  • Ahmed Ahmed finally makes his way to Orlando

     
    The Egyptian-American comic Ahmed Ahmed finally made it to Orlando, missing a flight thanks to a two and a half hour hassle with British customs officials who profiled him and cast a a jaundiced eye at him boarding a flight from London to Orlando. “...
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Canada, UAE clash over mystery Mabhouh assassin

     
    There is a diplomatic storm brewing between Canada and the United Arab Emirates, and the latest twist involves a mystery assassin. On Tuesday, Dubai's chief of police, Lt. Gen. Dahi Khalfan, slammed Canadian authorities for allegedly dragging their feet...
  • Northwestern a Top Ten Producer of Fulbright Scholars

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. — For the fifth straight year, Northwestern University is one of the top 10 producers of U.S. Fulbright scholarship recipients among research institutions, …...
  • MIDDLE EAST: Bahrain, UAE seek to beef up missile capabilities as Iran tensions rise

     
    Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are in the market for some fancy new war toys, and the United States is more than willing to beef up the militaries of its Arab allies in the Persian Gulf as Washington weighs......
  • MIDDLE EAST: Arab media play down WikiLeaks reports of support for Iran war

     
    Well, this is awkward. Many of the same Arab governments that called for an investigation into U.S. war crimes based on the WikiLeaks Iraq war log continue to ignore revelations in the latest trove of leaked documents that show Arab......