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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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  • From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo

    From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo
    A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
  • The Amazing Race: Recap in a nutshell

     
    Sarah's on vacation and missed last night's 'Amazing Race.' Unleashed blogger Jill Rosen has graciously donated her time and talents to this mini-recap of Sunday's episode. Enjoy!This week's Amazing Race in a nutshell: The teams were in Dubai. They...
  • 'The Amazing Race': Done in Dubai

     
    Last night's Amazing Race had the closest finish I have ever seen, and we've witnessed all-out sprints to the end. Has anyone ever quit a task because of fear like that before? Not that I can remember, and certainly not......
  • Saudi authorities detain activist after court appearance: wife

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent Saudi rights lawyer and activist, Waleed Abu al-Khair, has been detained incommunicado by authorities after appearing in court in Riyadh on sedition charges, his wife said on Wednesday. His wife Samar Badawi said Abu al-...
  • Exclusive - Bahrain's Ahli United Bank considers sale or merger: sources

    By Anjuli Davies, Pamela Barbaglia and Sophie Sassard LONDON (Reuters) - Ahli United Bank (AUB) , Bahrain's largest lender, is evaluating a sale or a merger with a rival bank in a potential $5 billion deal, several bankers familiar with the situation...
  • Iran says oil barter deal with Russia very hard to seal

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and Russia will find it hard to agree any oil or gas trade deal because they are rivals in both markets, Iran's deputy oil minister for international trade said on Monday. Iran and Russia have been discussing various ways of...
  • Six Flags signs deal to develop amusement park in Dubai

    Grand Prairie, Texas-based Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is again attempting to broaden its international reach beyond North America into the Middle East. The theme park owner and operator said late Thursday that it is partnering with Meraas Leisure...
  • Cleveland Clinic exports marquee Ohio brand to Abu Dhabi

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's late king, Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, went there for heart surgery. The late United Arab Emirates president, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, traveled 7,000 miles to get there for his kidney transplant. For decades the...
  • African Story wins Dubai World Cup in track record

    DUBAI (Reuters) - African Story, ridden by Silvestre De Sousa, won the $10 million Dubai World Cup in a track record time by 2-3/4 lengths on Saturday, boosting morale at the Godolphin stable hit by a doping scandal last year. Mukhadram, ridden by Paul...
  • Venus through to third round, Li handed walkover

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Before Serena Williams planted her flag at the Sony Open it was sister Venus who ruled over the Miami hardcourts and the older of the tennis siblings signalled on Friday she was ready to reclaim the throne with a 6-3 6-3 win over Anna...
  • Garcia and Schwartzel back Final Series changes

    LONDON (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia and Charl Schwartzel, two critics of the inaugural Final Series last year, have backed changes made to the U.S. FedExCup-style event that brings the curtain down on the European Tour season. The bonus pool for the four-...
  • BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer

    BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer
    The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement. Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...