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  • MIDDLE EAST: Bahrain, UAE seek to beef up missile capabilities as Iran tensions rise

     
    Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are in the market for some fancy new war toys, and the United States is more than willing to beef up the militaries of its Arab allies in the Persian Gulf as Washington weighs......
  • MIDDLE EAST: Arab media play down WikiLeaks reports of support for Iran war

     
    Well, this is awkward. Many of the same Arab governments that called for an investigation into U.S. war crimes based on the WikiLeaks Iraq war log continue to ignore revelations in the latest trove of leaked documents that show Arab......
  • MIDDLE EAST: In wake of WikiLeaks scandal, Arab leaders are cautious on Iran censure

     
    Arabian peninsula states have adopted a conciliatory tone on Iran a little over a week after U.S. diplomatic cables released by the watchdog site WikiLeaks appeared to show serious anxiety among Arab leaders over Tehran's growing power, and even...
  • Wayward cheetah is captured in United Arab Emirates

     
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Who's missing a cheetah? That's what authorities are asking Wednesday after one of the big cats was captured roaming the streets of Sharjah, the emirate just north of here. The urban safari had gawkers watching......
  • DUBAI: Obese journalist takes his battle of the bulge public in health campaign

     
    Mohammed Khan, a severely overweight reporter at the Dubai-based English daily Gulf News, avoided getting rides in other people's cars because he was afraid he wouldn't be able to wrap the seat belt around his waist. He didn't buy a......
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Government plans to charge Canadians up to $1,000 for visas

     
    Don't expect a lot of Canadians at the annual landmark Dubai Shopping Festival next year unless they're willing to plunk down serious cash to enter the country. The United Arab Emirates is set to begin charging Canadian travelers up to......
  • ABU DHABI: New 'green city' for environmentally damaged country

     
    Until now, Abu Dhabi has been known as the quiet powerhouse behind its flashier neighbor, Dubai, bankrolling record-breaking skyscrapers and fantastical island resorts intended to make the United Arab Emirates synonymous with luxury, wealth and success....
  • 700,000 Bottles of Tylenol Recalled

    700,000 Bottles of Tylenol Recalled
    NEW YORK -- Johnson & Johnson said it was recalling more than 700,000 bottles or packages of Tylenol and other consumer medicines made at a now-closed plant, the latest in a litany of recalls by the company. J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit recalled...
  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude Unveil Two New Projects in Westport

    Christo and Jeanne-Claude Unveil Two New Projects in Westport
    "The Mastaba, Project for the United Arab Emirates" and "Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado" Christo and Jeanne-Claude's exhibition runs through Sept. 4. The Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 222-...
  • Saudi Prince Puts Support Behind Moving Planned Ground Zero Mosque

    Saudi Prince Puts Support Behind Moving Planned Ground Zero Mosque
    Saudi prince backs moving planned NYC mosque Eds: Adds background, quotes. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A Saudi prince who has aided the imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero is appealing for another site not...
  • U.S. Issues Mail Advisory, Hunts For Bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri

    U.S. Issues Mail Advisory, Hunts For Bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. counterterrorism officials warned local law enforcement and emergency personnel to be on the watch for mail with unusual characteristics that could mean dangerous substances are hidden inside. The FBI and Homeland Security Department...
  • Luxury Hotel Says It Regrets $11 Million Christmas Tree

    Luxury Hotel Says It Regrets $11 Million Christmas Tree
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- An Abu Dhabi luxury hotel that boasted an $11 million Christmas tree decorated with gold and gems admitted Sunday it may have taken the holiday spirit a bit too far. A statement from the Emirates Palace hotel said it...