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By Guest Author On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Unfolding the luxury market in Dubai: UAE’s largest Emirate

To the world outside, the United Arab Emirates is synonymous with luxurious lifestyle and flashy display of wealth. It is defined by various common assumptions – the shores are lined up with private yachts, owned More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Egypt court rules against Muslim Brotherhood extremists, Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, including four in absentia, for alleged involvement in acts of violence in 2015. Yusuf Al Qardawi at the Third Annual Doha Educational Conference in More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Eight UAE Princesses convicted in human trafficking sting linked to Belgium hotel

Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel asks ‘Where is the outrage on travel bans against Jews’

The executive order signed by President Trump last week, which temporarily halts for 90 days nationals of seven countries from entering the United States, has generated an uproar by some. Yet, why are the same people More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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NOT A MUSLIM BAN: Detailing the Trump immigration plan

The first weekend of President Trump’s immigration plans turned into a debacle as airports were placed of chaos as agents didn’t fully understand how to implement the President’s Executive Order More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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TOP 3 Things for US Citizens to Do in United Arab Emirates in 2017

Most visitors fail to look beyond Dubai while traveling to the UAE, but Abu Dhabi is quickly changing that. And beyond all the glitz and glamor, palm-shaped islands and world class museums of these two cities, lie More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Obama follows Paris terrorist attack by releasing 5 from Gitmo, including bin Laden bodyguard

Five men who have been held for more than 13 years at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released and sent to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said Sunday, just days after Friday’s ISIS More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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‘Furious 7’ get a new featurette as Vin Diesel poses with ‘Fast & Furious 777’ airplane

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Jordana Brewster return to form a furious team of seven family members united in purpose. Fans can check More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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UAE Leads the Near East and Western Reforms

While much of the Middle East is still behind on the times, there are some areas of it that are at least trying to make meaningful reforms. While the region is riddled with poor education, a lack of jobs, social More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Saudi Arabia nears deal with Israel for airstrike on Iranian nuclear program

The Saudis have expressed their willingness to cooperate with Israel against Iran, including use of Saudi air space by the IDF for a possible air strike, according to a report by Channel 2. According to the report, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Local Currency Mistakes More Common than You Think

More people are confused about the currencies in countries which are geographically close to each other than one might first imagine, according to a new survey. The team at www.sunshine.co.uk asked no fewer than More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Dubai: Celebrating Another Year with Prosperity, Happiness and Cheer

Dubai continues to be a hot spot pictured/Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world photo/Alberto G Rovi via wikimedia commons While the transition from2014 to 2015 is worth celebration, folks in Dubai make sure More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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UAE lists CAIR, Muslim American Society as terrorist groups with ISIS, Al Qaeda

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim American Society are each registering their outrage over reportedly being designated terrorist organizations by the United Arab Emirates. Michael More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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6 Buildings That Defy the Rules of Architecture

When it comes down to it, most buildings look alike. There are a few, however, that defy the rules of architecture. Here are 6 of the weirdest buildings from modern architects. Guggenheim Museum Bilbado, Spain photo More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Filipino nurse tests negative for MERS coronavirus: RITM

In a follow up to a report last week concerning a Filipino nurse working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was exposed to an overseas worker who died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Malacanang: Philippine government issues MERS advisory

In response to recent events concerning overseas workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), the Presidential Palace, or Malacanang issued More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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MERS coronavirus makes first appearance in Asia: Malaysia, Philippines report MERS-CoV cases

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been confirmed for the first time in Asia as the Malaysian Ministry of Health reports a confirmed death in a man from Batu Pahat, Johor. Image/Maureen More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Six Filipino paramedics contract MERS-CoV working in UAE, one dies

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior has reported a cluster of six cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in six Filipino paramedics that were working for the Al Ain Rescue More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Abu Dhabi man becomes the 87th MERS fatality

The National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed an additional  laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and notified the World More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Islamic cleric Yusuf Qaradawi attacks UAE for jailing ‘hardliners,’ Qatari ambassador to denounce cleric’s remarks

The UAE summoned the Qatari ambassador on Sunday to protest against remarks made by a Muslim Brotherhood cleric who slammed the Emirates for jailing hardliners, the Foreign Ministry said. Yusuf Al Qardawi at the More...


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