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  • Parents charged after x-ray reveals baby hidden in carry-on luggage

    Parents charged after x-ray reveals baby hidden in carry-on luggage
    An Egyptian couple has been charged with putting their child at risk and attempted smuggling after security officers at an airport in the United Arab Emiratesfound their 5-month-old boy hidden in a small handbag. Police said the baby was discovered by an...
  • USS Lincoln is first carrier to enter Strait of Hormuz since Iran threat

    USS Lincoln is first carrier to enter Strait of Hormuz since Iran threat
    Flanked by British and French ships, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier moved through the Strait of Hormuz without incident Sunday despite recent threats from Iran. The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said in a statement that the Lincoln...
  • Man who sold computers to Iran pleads guilty

    A business owner has pleaded guilty to illegally sending computers to Iran through the United Arab Emirates, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. In addition, in a federal courtroom his business partner also pleaded guilty to obstruction of...
  • NY Times Reports: Holland Native Hired to Build Battalion Operation in Middle East

    NY Times Reports:  Holland Native Hired to Build Battalion Operation in Middle East
    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...
  • American Navy ship fires at boat in Persian Gulf; one dead

    American Navy ship fires at boat in Persian Gulf; one dead
    A U.S. military supply ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf on Monday after it came too close, killing one person onboard and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....
  • DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf

    DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf
    A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, killing one person on board and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....
  • Abu Dhabi: The richest city on Earth

    If Dubai and Abu Dhabi were '50s film idols, Dubai would be Marilyn Monroe. Abu Dhabi would be Grace Kelly. Dubai is the sizzle. Abu Dhabi is the steak. Dubai is the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates that gets all the attention. Some 60 miles...
  • Abu Dhabi's fortune favors the bold

    Abu Dhabi's fortune favors the bold
    The longstanding sibling rivalry between the two biggest members of the United Arab Emirates, always complex, has taken a remarkable turn in recent months. For years, as its neighbor on the Persian Gulf, Dubai, engaged in a frenzy of construction and...
  • Report on Iran fuels Arab fears

    Report on Iran fuels Arab fears
    The dwindling possibility of a U.S. attack on Iran is changing the dynamics of Middle East politics and raising Arab concern that Tehran may now feel emboldened to strengthen its military, increase its support for Islamic radicals and exert more influence...
  • Bush criticizes Iran in pro-democracy speech

    Bush criticizes Iran in pro-democracy speech
    President Bush on Sunday called Iran "the world's leading state sponsor of terror" and sought to shore up opposition to the government in Tehran throughout the Middle East. But even as he criticized Iranian leaders, saying they were seeking to repress...
  • Foreign workers for U.S. are casualties twice over

    Foreign workers for U.S. are casualties twice over
    Rey Torres dreamed of a better life for his wife and five children when he left a neighborhood of wooden shacks and burning trash piles to drive a bus on a U.S. military base near Baghdad. He hoped to send his children to college and build a new home...
  • Help Iran go nuclear

    Help Iran go nuclear
    Should the United States sell advanced civilian nuclear reactors to a Middle East country that doesn't seem to need them? A country that can keep pumping oil for the next 100 years, that has a pipeline to a vast natural gas field next door and enough...