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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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Top Dubai (United Arab Emirates) Articles

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  • Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold

    The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem. So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
  • Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims

    Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims
    A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...
  • Mercy, Middle East style

     
    DUBAI, July 22 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai, the Norwegian foreign minister......
  • Promoter: Deal for Amir Khan-Devon Alexander on Dec. 7

    Promoter: Deal for Amir Khan-Devon Alexander on Dec. 7
    The promoter for Amir Khan and Devon Alexander said Monday the two have agreed to a welterweight fight Dec. 7, with the venue to be determined. Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions said he is awaiting word from officials in Dubai to see whether...
  • From Legos, towers rise

    From Legos, towers rise
    When the Norton Museum of Art tasked Lego man Dan Parker with re-creating the world's best skyscrapers for its new exhibit, the artist made 1 World Trade Center the tallest of them all. Standing 9 feet 2 inches tall from base to antenna, Parker's Lego-...
  • A Floating Holiday

    A Floating Holiday
    On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
  • Justin Bieber attacked by a fan in Dubai; show goes on

    Justin Bieber was attacked on stage Sunday in Dubai, but the only casualty of the event was a black piano that toppled over when security jumped the young fan who'd rushed the artist. While Bieber was singing "Believe," seated at the piano, the young...
  • Travelzoo: This Week's Travel Smart Deals

    Segment 1 (6am) Exotic Adventure Dubai and Bangkok Roundtrip airfare from LAX on Emirates Airlines (to Dubai, from Bangkok) 6 nights’ accommodations · 3 nights at the 5-star Fairmont Dubai · 3 nights at the 4.5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Airfare from Dubai...
  • Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist

    Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist
    Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...
  • PASSINGS: Robert C. Pierpoint, Aron Kupperman, Begum Nusrat Bhutto

    ROBERT C. PIERPOINT CBS News correspondent covered six presidents Robert C. Pierpoint, 86, a CBS News correspondent who covered six presidents, the Korean War, the Kennedy assassination and the Iranian hostage crisis in a career that spanned more than...
  • PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno

    PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno
    Martin Pakledinaz Tony-winning costume designer Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...