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  • Emirates eyes U.S. to reach lofty goal

    Although little known in the United States, Emirates Airlines -- based in Dubai -- is the world's fastest-growing carrier and hopes to be the world's largest airline by 2015. "It's only a matter of time," said Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...