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  • 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...
  • Developing an artistic flair in the United Arab Emirates

    Developing an artistic flair in the United Arab Emirates
    IT'S A quiet Sunday morning in this city of cacophonous ambition. Construction has yet to hit a deafening pitch, and traffic is still moving. But, as the temperature rises, all sorts of art activity bubbles up in the historic Bastakiya district, a low-...
  • Planning your trip to Dubai

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France and British Airways offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubai. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $785. Etihad, www.etihadairways.com, is the national airline for the United Arab Emirates;...
  • Dubai a posh place to spend the night

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai's high-end hotel portfolio is unrivaled, with new hotels -- they seem more like palaces in many cases -- debuting frequently. They include an Armani hotel, designed by the Italian couturier and scheduled to open next...
  • Dubai's giant bazaar of luxuries, bargains

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Consumerism is sometimes seen as a psychological disorder that makes sufferers compulsively buy things they don't need. But I'm not sick. I really needed the 18-karat-gold earrings and little black cocktail dress I bought...
  • Dubai tour broadens insight into Islam

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates At 10 am on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding sponsors tours of the Jumeirah Mosque. The mosque, completed in 1979 near the beach in the most exclusive...
  • Letters: Taking issue with Dubai

    Taking issue with Dubai Dubai, like the rest of the United Arab Emirates, is blatantly anti-Semitic ["Is Dubai for Real?" Jan. 27]. Yet here you are encouraging people to travel there. Shame on you. --Robert Ostrove, Oxnard Editor's note: The United...
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Stricter smoking ban expected soon as anti-tobacco fervor sweeps Middle East

     
    The United Arab Emirates may breathe easier under a strict ban on smoking, the details of which are still being hammered out five months after the actual bill was signed by President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Abu Dhabi-based......
  • DUBAI: Alleged victim of gang rape sentenced to one year in prison

     
    The Criminal Court of Abu Dhabi, in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, ruled this week that an 18-year-old Emirati woman who accused six men of gang-raping her will herself serve a one-year sentence for consensual sex. It's one......
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Authorities step up crackdown on companies linked to Iran

     
    Is it a public relations offensive meant to ease pressure on it from the United States, or is the United Arab Emirates finally cracking down on illicit trade with Iran? The Dubai-based Gulf News reported Monday that the government has......
  • 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...