| Jun 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Many Persian Gulf Arabs are frightened and pessimistic about the uprisings and revolutions that are sweeping the Middle East and are too afraid to speak out against their rulers. According to a new opinion poll commissioned by the Qatar-based public......
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The oil-rich country of the United Arab Emirates is full of supposedly happy citizens enjoying a generous welfare system. But even so, it has not been spared the wave of pro-democracy sentiment that has engulfed the Arab world, as scholars......
| Dec 19, 2010
| 7:51 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- An Abu Dhabi luxury hotel that boasted an $11 million Christmas tree decorated with gold and gems admitted Sunday it may have taken the holiday spirit a bit too far.
A statement from the Emirates Palace hotel said it...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 6:08 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The UAE's telecom regulator says BlackBerry e-mail, messaging and Web browsing services will be blocked for foreign visitors too.
The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority said in an e-mailed response to questions from The...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 10:03 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- BlackBerry makers struck a deal Sunday with Saudi Arabia to hold off a ban of the device's communication in the Arab world's largest economy.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says the plan involves placing a BlackBerry...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site.
Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 10:23 AM
NEW YORK -- Johnson & Johnson said it was recalling more than 700,000 bottles or packages of Tylenol and other consumer medicines made at a now-closed plant, the latest in a litany of recalls by the company.
J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit recalled...
| Dec 26, 2010
We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage!
| May 15, 2011
| 8:40 AM
The New York Time is reporting that Erik Prince, Holland Native and Blackwater founder, has been hired to build a battalion operation in the Middle East.
Prince was hired by Abu Dhabi to build the 800-member battalion of non-Muslim foreign troops for...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 11:41 AM
"The Mastaba, Project for the United Arab Emirates" and "Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado"
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's exhibition runs through Sept. 4. The Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 222-...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Oct 28, 2010
| 10:17 AM
Saudi prince backs moving planned NYC mosque Eds: Adds background, quotes.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A Saudi prince who has aided the imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero is appealing for another site not...